Hanna: EWE was one of a kind

When Edwin Edwards died earlier this week at the age of 93 Louisiana lost a political figure whose triumphs and downfall will...

Opinion: LSU professor explains why the Board of Supervisors voted to require students to...

By Jeffrey Roland  Everyone wants college students to return in person for the fall semester. How do we make...

McHugh David: The money is there – time to drop the excuses

One wonders when the people of Louisiana will officially be tired of the ongoing discussions at the legislature over infrastructure – including...

Specht: Let’s do a ‘Hometown Takeover’ in Minden

I am a huge fan of home remodeling/restoration shows. In fact, my wife might say I’m a HGTV junkie. It was no...

Hanna: Budget woes, flagship status for La. Tech

The Louisiana Legislature is in the final throes of its fiscal-only session and to date the only substantive matter lawmakers have approved...

Phillip Rozeman: Plea for common sense at CDC

I have written many opinion pieces over the last 15 months with the goal of promoting a common sense approach to decision-making...

Letter: Why would we keep the state tax hike?

Sent to Rep. Wayne McMahen and Senator Robert Mills: I oppose "extending" to permanence the .45% so called temporary...

McHugh David: ‘Corporate speak’ is now pervasive in politics, for the worse

If you, the reader, have ever been a part of or seen the life of a corporate e-mail thread, it’s of no...

Royal Alexander: Supreme Court agrees to hear Mississippi abortion case

This past Monday the Supreme Court agreed to hear the legal defense by the state of Mississippi of its limit on abortion...

Schelley Francis: Minden has lost part of its history

Minden has lost a part of its history. Our Webster Parish Historian, our friend, our go-to person for history is gone.