It Matters Where You Spend Your Money

On any given Friday night, if you listen closely, you can hear the hum of hundreds of car engines as they leave...

Education Is More Than Just ACT Scores

Some more education numbers are in, and they don’t look good. According to a report by Will Sentell of...

Good Sense Has No Room for Zero Tolerance

When people hear the term, “zero-tolerance” policy, they don’t often think it could be detrimental. However, that is exactly what can happen...

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...