Say No to Expanding the Death Penalty

Republican leaders have a death penalty problem. During a time when researchers called 2022 the “year of the botched execution” and when...

Fannie Moore: Resolutions or Goals?

The New Year is upon us and we greeted it with either enthusiasm or indifference. With lofty resolutions or achievable goals. I...

Rozeman: We are better together

After attending the inauguration of Mayor Tom Arceneaux and our new City Council on the last day of 2022, my optimism grows...

Hudson-Pierce: Life is too beautiful to give up!

  “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger” was first attributed to Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, in the 1800’s.  It  is...

Letter: 1…2..3… It’s Mr. Lee, now in book form

Lexie Scriber | Special to the Minden Press-HeraldEvery student remembers one teacher that inspired or motivated them in the classroom. I truly...

Brown: Happy New Year, and a few other thoughts

Well, the New Year is almost here! Happy New Year! Happy 2023! Is that true? Is it really 2023? NO WAY! REALLY?...

Moore: Happy holidays from ‘The Back Porch’

 It has been a while since I visited with you but I am happy to be back.. It has been a hectic...

Hudson-Pierce: Christmas Evokes Memories From ‘55

Christmas evokes many memories because children thrive on make believe, knowing Santa Claus will come whether they have reason to believe in...

Alexander: Twitter files, Hunter Biden laptop scandal only scratch the surface of the anti-free...

One of the greatest gifts of American citizenship—a principle anchored in the bedrock of the 1st Amendment—is the guarantee that as long...

Hudson-Pierce: Why newspaper writing is important

One of the best lectures I’ve heard about writing was at the East Texas Christian Writer’s Conference held at Marshall, Texas a...