Paying a little extra

On Tuesday, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner put forth a Facebook live video explaining the City’s sales tax situation and the Shop Minden...

Vote yes on May 4 school proposition

In a little more than one week, voters in the Minden area will decide whether or not to approve a property tax...

When free speech and social media collide

During a City Council workshop in March, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner declared, “You can’t win on social media. So don’t even engage...

Haven’t We Learned Our Lesson Yet?

By Ed Feulner  Here’s a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C. more than 50...

Campbell: New Orleans right to sue oil companies

I commend New Orleans Mayor Cantrell and the City Council for suing the major oil companies over their decades of damage to...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...

Hanna: Finally, some hypocrisy

It probably never dawned on LSU football coach Ed Orgeron that he would be criticized for attending a fundraiser for Gov. John...

Sales tax idea proves what looks good on paper isn’t always good in reality

I have covered the City of Minden Council meetings for a little more than a year. One item that has always garnered...

Analysis: Election-year sessions often high talk, low action

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Election-year legislative sessions in Louisiana aren't typically known for...

Kennedy: Stop Silencing Victims

This should be no country – or state – for creepy old men. That’s why I’m sponsoring legislation to...