1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies...

City Council Workshop: City Budget, Employee Manual, and more

A City Council Workshop was held Tuesday in order to discuss matters relevant to the upcoming City Council Meeting. Some of the...

White and Evans pump up J.L. Jones for testing

LEAP Testing for J.L. Jones 3rd graders started Monday, and students will test every day this week....

Shake Those Pounds 2 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Local entrepreneurs Bob Gray and Lindsey Tanner opened up Shake those Pounds 2, 12 years after setting up shop in their first...

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida...

Minden Welcomes its Newest Small Business, Water Tree

Minden welcomed a new business on Tuesday called Water Tree, owned by Durwyn and Niya Flournoy, that specializes in water and wellness...

Gov. Edwards Amends Phase 3 Order Expanding Stadium Capacity for High School Sports Outdoors

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards amended his Phase 3 order for outdoor high school sports by allowing outdoor stadiums...

Ethan Jeffus declared Northwest Louisiana 2020 Champion of Service

Representatives from Volunteer Louisiana have selected Ethan Jeffus as the Northwest Louisiana 2020 Champion of Service. Jeffus was selected out of a...

Giving back in Minden

Courtesy Photo The Minden Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and their sponsor, Mrs. April Thomas, brought hams...

NIH: Halted vaccine study shows ‘no compromises’ on safety

AstraZeneca’s suspension of final testing of its potential COVID-19 vaccine while it investigates a volunteer’s illness shows there will be “no compromises”...