Talking trash online gets old

An analysis piece by Melinda DeSlatte of the Associated Press talks about lawmakers, and their supporters, taking to Twitter to pontificate about their position,...

Specht: Why not Minden?

“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why...

Which area players have the potential to follow in footsteps of players like Devin...

Webster Parish may not have the volume of SEC-caliber players to compete with southern Louisiana, but currently LSU’s Devin White is showing the importance...

Kennedy: Stop Silencing Victims

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

Thank you Mayor Davis, Council, for your service

Later today, the baton will be officially passed in the City of Minden. Mayor Tommy Davis will end his 5-year career as...

A good time was had by all last Saturday

My pastor, the Rev. Dee Anders, is known to say, “A good time was had by all. That’s how we’re writing it up.” Truer...

JBE has played the blame game for too long

It was 1989 and the number one song that year was Milli Vanilli’s “Blame it on the Rain,” and perhaps not since then has...

Specht: Supporting high school football is economic development

It seems all of Minden is asking the same question lately, “When will The Pit be ready for football?” The answers are varied, but...

The illusion and cost of drug rebates

By: Peter J. Pitts, a former FDA associate commissioner, is president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.

Fleming: Obama’s ‘green agenda’ is weakening America’s defenses

Despite increased threats around the world, the President has made it clear that he believes climate change – not ISIS, Russia, Iran or North...