Hanna: ’79 was a good year

Forty years ago, then-Gov. Edwin Edwards was wrapping up his second term in office.   While state law prohibited...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...

Waguespack: Lessons from our Founding Fathers

This weekend, my wife and I took a day trip to New Orleans to check out the musical “Hamilton.” The Broadway hit...

Fiscal responsibility or nonsense?

State lawmakers will convene the regular legislative session beginning Monday. Under normal circumstances, you would expect a hum-drum affair over the following...

’79 was a good year

Sam Hanna Jr. Sam Hanna Jr. | Special to the Minden Press-Herald Forty years ago,...