DOTD chief: Additional revenue only way to tackle $14.3 billion backlog on road projects

John Dupont | Livingston Parish News BATON ROUGE – Louisiana needs more money for road repairs statewide, but the...

GOP governor candidates pledge business-friendly approach

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican candidates for governor say Louisiana needs a friendlier...

Altercation at barbershop leads to firearms, drug charges

Minden Police arrested two Minden men on drugs and firearms charges Friday. Barron S. Bailey, 18, of Buck Street in Minden, Tadarian D. Jackson, 22,...

Miss Lakeside Pageant to be held this weekend

The Miss and Jr. Miss Lakeside Pageant will be held this Saturday, March 30th, at 2:00PM.  Admission will be...

Winning lottery ticket sold in Springhill

Social Media was all a-flutter Sunday after it was revealed that a winning Louisiana Lottery Lotto ticket was sold in Springhill.

Governor to report $10M in bank for reelection bid

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards entered a three-month fundraising...

Friday is the last day to register for National Night out in Minden

MINDEN — Fayrine Kennon-Gilbert, Chairperson for National Night Out, along with Mayor Tommy Davis, Police Chief Steve Cropper and the other members of the...

Princeton man drives truck into Bayou Dorcheat

A Princeton man was alert and speaking when transported to Minden Medical Center following a one-vehicle incident that left his truck more-than-halfway submerged in...

Red kettles ring for last time this weekend

SHREVEPORT – The distinctive sounds of The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle bell will continue to ring at area retailers through Saturday, Dec. 23. That will...

White House to order health care alternatives

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy...