I wish it had been an episode of ‘Punk’d’

I just don’t understand some people.  Well, I don’t understand a lot of people.  If you hate what you are doing, then...

Engagement Announcement: Hudson – Ponton

DeVaria Hudson of Grambling, Louisiana is to be married to Dr. David “Rusty” Ponton, Jr. of Melville, Louisiana. Ms. Hudson is the...

Madden – Rodrigues

Miss Caroline Hope Madden and Mr. Pedro Frade Rodrigues were united in marriage on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at six o’clock in...

Turnover in city government not new

The Minden city elections of 2018 saw one of the biggest turnovers in city government in our history. Out of the office...

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...

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...

Liquor Elections Echo 2

In anticipation of Saturday’s Local Option election of alcohol sales here in Minden, my last week’s column looked at the early history...

Liquor Election 2019 Part 1

On Saturday, November 16, acting in response to a petition circulated by Texas Petition Strategies working for clients including Brookshires and Wal...

Minden in the New York Times Echo

I often tell my history students that they live in a very different world in terms of media than the one that...

McGraw re-enlists in Minden

For the second time, Lt. Caleb McGraw administered the Oath of Enlistment to his father, Petty Officer First Class Lee McGraw as...