Anti-Social Media

Contributed by Columnist Dirk Ellingson The headline isn’t to suggest I’m against social media. The jury is still out...

1920 Census Echo

Friday, I spoke with Carlton Prothro and he had a question about the population of Minden in 1920 for an upcoming presentation...

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,...

Minden Civitans Go To Vicksburg

Several members of the Minden Civitan Club recently attended the Magnolia District Convention in Vicksburg , Mississippi. Magnolia District Governor Patsy Young...

Lessons to be learned from Walden’s Pond

Submitted by Columnist Sarah Hudson Pierce Henry David Thoreau, born in 1817 and the author of  Walden's Pond, said...

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...

E.S. Richardson

After last week’s first look at the individuals who had their name attached to Minden schools, this week we will discuss probably...

3 Easy Steps

One of the most prominent attributes of being human is wanting to feel something. We write stories, draw images and create music...

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...

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...