Webster Parish – Eden of the New South

By 1903, Minden and Webster Parish was experiencing growing pains along with the rest of the nation. In 1893, at the Columbian...

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...

Stranger from a strange land: In like a lamb, Out like a lamb

The saying “In like a lion, out like a lamb” characterizing the changes in March weather from the beginning of the month...

Echo: Duels of Our Past

Today’s Echo of Our Past will center around one of the aspects of the old “Code of Honor” that has thankfully disappeared,...

Flags, melons, and peaches

Contributed by Columnist Fannie Moore A few days ago, Hubby and I decided to go to Mitcham’s Peach Orchard...

Lack of ventilators “most significant near term issue” stated Gov. Edwards

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Gov. John Bel Edwards once again stressed the importance of everyone taking the mitigation measures that...

Yard Care

Submitted by John Monzingo, Assistant County Agent Each summer I see yards getting scalped. When cutting your lawn, you...

The Streets of Minden Echo

The subject of today’s Echo of Our Past is street names in Minden. This subject was covered extremely well by my mother...

That’s what I love about Sunday

Living as we do in a small town, we rarely experience visits by national celebrities or political figures. Because of this the...

Today I woke up with a very grateful heart

Today I woke up with a very grateful heart. As I look back at our past, we have gone through a lot...