Ewell Park gets a facelift

The REC Center employees faced a dramatic change in their day-to-day work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With having to remain closed...

Cash, long a refuge in uncertain times, now under suspicion

BEIRUT (AP) — In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency at home — a financial security blanket against deep...

Louisiana House rejects bill to expand voting by mail

A House committee Tuesday rejected 9-5 a bill by Rep. Mandie Landry, D-New Orleans, that would have allowed all registered voters to...

Number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients drops below 1,000

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in Louisiana hospitals has dropped below 1,000 for the first time since...

Over a month and still no quorum for the Minden City Council

Once again, the Minden City Council Meeting did not have enough present members to hold a quorum. The only difference this time...

Louisiana checking virus outbreaks at crawfish farms

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana resumed the release Monday of detailed information on coronavirus infections in nursing homes, and officials announced investigations...

Resolution calls for more lenient college admissions due to COVID-19

The House Education Committee advanced a resolution Tuesday asking Louisiana universities to adopt a flexible and holistic admissions approach amid the COVID-19...

Fed’s Powell says new lending programs to launch by June 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Fed’s lending programs for medium-sized businesses and state and local...

Webster Parish Historian John Agan has passed away

It was confirmed today that a beloved community figure of Minden, John Agan, 61, passed away. Agan was many things, first and...

Gas prices on the rise in Louisiana

Louisiana gas prices have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.60/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of...