Newspapers — even this one ­­— need to remember their journalistic roots

A colleague of mine lamented the fact that the term “fake news” didn’t exist prior to this past presidential election. Now it...

Losing population affecting more rural Louisiana towns

Mark Ballard of The Advocate is sounding an alarm, and we join him in the effort. In his column Sunday, Ballard addresses...


Dr. Andy Prince

Bobby M. Ashley

Viola Walker

Billie B. Sanders


Life lessons learned from basketball

I am seeing a lot of basketball going on this time of year and it brings back so many memories.  This is...

Minden High’s state championship run in 1958-59

Most local sports fan recognize the fact that it has been quite a while since Minden High School won a state championship...

Valentine’s Day is not just about gifts

Valentine Day is upon us and what are you doing for your sweetheart?  I always try to think ahead of the game...

The news as reported in the Webster Tribune

This week’s Echo will take us back more than a century and a quarter as we examine some of the interesting events...