1880 Census

One of the amazing developments of the information age in which we live is the tremendous amount of research materials that are...

‘The Book Club’ celebrates 100th birthday

This month, on September 18, a very significant group of Minden ladies will be celebrating the 100th birthday of their organization, the...

G. W. Warren

Last week, my article covered the Sheriff’s election of 1933. This week I am reaching back to discuss the man who was...

The History of the Webster Parish Library Continued

Today, the Webster Parish Library is celebrating its 90th birthday with a reception at the parish headquarters in Minden. Last week we...

The town clock strikes again

oday’s Echo of Our Past will be the story of the “town clock” a major source of debate over a century ago...

Hope, Faith, and Trust

The famous author Dr. Seuss once said “When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you,...

Your circle of friends matters

As I was headed into this year, I decided to hit the ground running.   It has been a...

As Summer comes to an end, Fall rounds the corner

Submitted by Columnist Tina Specht Well, here we are my friends, summer is ending and we are trying to...

Ben Looney, a forgotten artist of Minden’s past

Minden has had its share of celebrity over its history. Many well-known athletes, musicians and politicians have called our town home. Fewer...

Fannie Moore: Sudden changes bring about reflection, appreciation

A few weeks ago I wrote about the seasons of life and how our life changes during each of the seasons.