Minden Stage Store closing, sorta

Patrons of Minden’s Stage Store may be wary that the local retailer is closing. A banner stating a “Store Closing Sale” is...

Dow loses 1,200 points, bond yields tumble as oil crashes

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Monday on Wall Street on a combination of coronavirus fears and plunging oil prices, triggering...

Slain black man’s family angry: White officers not charged

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Nearly two years after a black man was shot and killed during a struggle with two white police officers,...

Louisiana pushes presidential primary back to April in 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will shuffle election dates in 2020, moving the presidential primary from March to April because of...

Iran vows ‘harsh’ response to US killing of top general

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport that killed a top Iranian general who had...

Investors: Lake Erling could become water supply

Gerald HollandSpecial to the Minden Press-Herald Eric Fletcher, President of AGRED Foundation, owner of Lake Erling, bordering Bossier and...

Louisiana lawmakers weigh whether to boost smoking age to 21

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s legal smoking age would rise to 21 if lawmakers agree to a measure backed by the...

Hundreds of Louisiana businesses permitted for CBD products

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control has permitted 775 businesses to sell CBD products around the...

Coushatta Man Killed in Dump Truck Rollover Crash

REGIONAL – Around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a one-vehicle crash on LA 1, about 1 mile south of...

Shreveport adviser sentenced in fraud with megachurch pastor

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana investment adviser was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for his part in a $3.5...