Louisiana state auditor critical of Department of Health

(The Center Square) – Louisiana's government auditing agency cited the Department of Health for the single largest amount of waste in the...

Louisiana breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations surged Tuesday to record levels, with 2,112 largely unvaccinated people in hospital beds struggling...

In-Person Instruction Outperforms Virtual Learning

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) today released new data showing that in-person students significantly outperformed remote learners...

Crime Lab identifies body found in Shongaloo last week

UPDATE** “DNA confirmed the body located in North Webster Parish last week was Ty Dakota Tucker, a white male, 26, of Shongaloo....

Gov. Edwards reinstates Louisiana’s mask mandate

(The Center Square) – Gov. John Bel Edwards reinstated Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate Monday afternoon amid rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Councilman Edwards comments on Walkout in August City Council Meeting

The August Minden City Council Meeting met an abrupt end as Councilman Wayne Edwards of Dist. A and Councilman Vincen Bradford of...

‘We Care’ Thanks Community for Overwhelming Support of Bike Drive

The We Care Bike Drive will be hosting its giveaway at Academy Park on Saturday, July 31st starting at 1 p.m. Both...

Webster Assessor reminds public of special assessment level for senior citizens, veterans, and disabled

Webster Parish Assessor, Denise Edwards, would like to remind everyone that eligible taxpayers may apply for various special assessment levels or "freezes"...

LSU and UL decide to not seek student vaccine mandates

(LSU Manship School News Service) - Although state health officials have approved student vaccine mandates at four private colleges, LSU and the...

Webster Parish School Board “Pack the Bus” event to take place this weekend

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, the Webster Parish School Board will be hosting its Pack the Bus Event...