Crash causes power outage down Homer road

City crews spent the day working to replace a power pole that was broken Tuesday morning after an SUV hit it. Power was out...

Wilkes speaks to Lions Club

Christopher Shea Wilkes, social worker with the Department of Veteran Affairs, spoke to the Minden Lions Club at their weekly luncheon Thursday. Wilkes reminisced about...

Freak accident kills Minden woman

A retired elementary school principal was killed in what authorities are calling a freak accident. Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton says Lisa Toland died sometime...

McGee speaks at Lions luncheon

Ben McGee, groundwater specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey, spoke on the current state of the Sparta Aquifer at the Lions Club weekly luncheon...

Ben McGee to speak at Lions luncheon

Ben McGee, groundwater specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey, will be the featured speaker at this week’s Lions Club luncheon. McGee is a native of...

If police pull you over on a traffic stop, what should you do?

Officer-involved shootings during traffic stops have some people asking what to do when an officer walks up to their window. Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper...

A fitting year to begin a daily newspaper

Back in the 1966, I was a relatively young woman with a 14-year old-daughter and 8-year-old son. That was a momentous year for us...

Eleven businesses that were open on July 18, 1966 still open today

The Minden Press-Herald is celebrating 50 years, and there are businesses that are still thriving since the very first day of publication on July...

Press-Herald celebrates 50 years of covering Minden’s news daily

This edition of Press-Herald is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Press-Herald's birth as a daily newspaper. In this article I hope to briefly...

Board says yes to fixing Browning Elementary drainage issues

Plans to fix drainage issues at Browning Elementary will soon get underway. The Webster Parish School Board gave Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dan Rawls authority...