Fall back in Webster Parish

Serena Gray/Webster Parish Tourism Commission Fall Back Daylight savings time. The only way I have ever remembered how the time changes for fall and spring...

Fleming: Old Friend

Elvis Presley fascinated America with his booming voice, funny hip movement, and graceful southern-gentleman nature. He was a poor boy from Mississippi who grew...

Local media support is an investment in the community

I was shocked and saddened to read about The Minute Magazine publishing its final edition. Twenty years ago, a group of entrepreneurs...

Against overreacting to early results

Across the country, fans of numerous teams are already popping champagne or ready to fire their coach as the first football games finished this...

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...

What are you doing to ‘sell’ Minden to others?

What a start to the new year. Last week, we inaugurated a new mayor and city council. Coming soon, we will pour...

Protected, but Scared

My dad is a police officer. Here’s what it’s like to grow up in a family like mine: As a little girl, I felt so...

Dorsey: 2015 Webster Tourism report

At the end of each year, it is time for the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Commission to reflect on the year’s accomplishments and...

The value in team sports is usually felt off the court

Basketball has always acted as a sort of microcosm of my life. It’s a barometer, each performance acting as a proclamation on...

Don’t let Christmas play issue divide us

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor,...