Pack the bus

11th annual Pack the Bus event happening August 5 The Webster Parish School Board is entering its eleventh year...

RSB to b1BANK transition set for July 22

MINDEN – b1BANK, a division of Business First Bank, will soon complete the operational merger of Richland State Bank, providing b1bANK 25...

Deals, protests during Amazon Prime Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests. The company’s...

Louisiana couple say ‘I do’ in unique venue despite storm

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Family members didn’t let Tropical Storm Barry wash out a Louisiana couple’s wedding day. Their...

App Update

City encourages businesses to register for new app to give exclusive deals The City of Minden is releasing an...

Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were...

Two killed in Claiborne Parish crash, infant saved by child safety seat

CLAIBORNE PARISH – On July 14,  shortly after 11:00 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop G began investigating a two-vehicle fatal...

Biden campaigns as Obamacare’s top defender

(AP) Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his...

Father charged after 2-year-old daughter dies from home fire

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana fire marshal says a man is charged with negligent homicide after investigators say he left...

Tropical Storm Barry update

Tropical Storm Barry is making its way towards Louisiana and is expected to become a category 1 hurricane by the time if...