It’s election season

Now that we’ve completed Labor Day weekend, it is apparent throughout Webster Parish that it is election season. The coming month begins...

Governor, why are you a Democrat?

What in the world has happened to the Democrat Party in Louisiana? That’s a fair question to pose in...

Minden Economic Development Director pens letter to governor over Fibrebond issue

Dear Governor John Bel Edwards,  In an email, dated August 17, 2019, Graham Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer...

We will soon need a Real ID

This summer, I’ve traveled by air twice. Each time I go through TSA, I am greeted by a sign that states I...

Senseless violence need to stop, while unity needs to increase

I didn’t know 19-year-old NaToyedre Barrow. Now, I will never have the chance to meet her nor her unborn child.  Their lives...

Let’s think long term for Economic Development

In the realm of economic development, it is imperative to always think long-term, while acting with great flexibility. During my years at...

Downtown Minden business rescues newspaper publisher

In this Amazon, Wayfair, Zappos world, many folks may not think where you do business matters. Well, when it came to a...

Hanna: Leveling threats for teacher pay raises

Whether school teachers and support personnel get a one-time or permanent pay raise appears to be the primary wedge dividing the House...

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...