Premiums rising 34 percent for most popular health plan

WASHINGTON — Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study Wednesday that confirms...

Margaret Edens appointed to School Board

Edens to fill late son’s remaining term The Webster Parish School Board held a special meeting Monday evening to appoint a new board member...

School curriculum takes center stage

Training, accountability discussed by Rowland, Board The Webster Parish School Board held their monthly meeting Monday evening, with a special meeting of the curriculum committee...

Death row inmate pleads not guilty in woman’s 2006 slaying

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A death row inmate accused of killing a Louisiana woman in 2006 in Ohio has pleaded not guilty...

Medical marijuana tensions spill into Louisiana Legislature

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A simmering feud between one of Louisiana’s medical marijuana growers and the program’s regulator spilled into the...

All Aboard | 100-year-old train still running in Webster Parish

Mack Ford tinkers with his American Flyer train. Tucked away along U.S. 371, between Dixie Inn and Cotton...

School Board approves 2019-2020 calendar amid questions

The Webster Parish School Board voted to approve the 2019-2020 calendar with 8 members voting yes, 3 voting no, and 1 member...

To elect or to appoint? You decide

SAREPTA - There are several roles and responsibilities left to local government leaders, and this Saturday the citizens of Sarepta will decide...

Louisiana auditor questions $47.5 million in Medicaid payments

DAVID JACOBS The Center Square The Louisiana Legislative Auditor in a report made public Monday questions...

Keeping students safe

Rowland, Cropper talk MHS security On Wednesday, February 14, a tragic shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida left 17 dead. Since that time,...