Specht: Sometimes you have to take a step back

During Memorial Day Weekend, my wife and I took a trip to Aroostook County, know as “The County.” This northern part of Maine is...

Chamber Chatter: Fall events are just around the corner

Stephanie Barnette Special to the Minden Press-Herald Summer arrived in full force and has made sure we aren’t forgetting what season it is. (Phew, it’s hot!)...

Solve the problem; fix the budget

As I was perusing Facebook Thursday morning, I saw a photo of a scruffy-faced State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D- Minden. The caption read, “This...

SWEPCO’s Wind Catcher is not necessary

The so-called Wind Catcher project might be better named the “Flak Catcher” for all the controversy it has stirred, although unfortunately that seems to...

Specht: Shining a positive spotlight on Webster

Our fair city has had a good run as of late. We kicked off 2017 with a visit from Governor John Bel Edwards as...

Vote yes on May 4 school proposition

In a little more than one week, voters in the Minden area will decide whether or not to approve a property tax...

‘A New Hope’

On Monday afternoon, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner and the Minden City Council met in a workshop to discuss procedures for the hiring...

Vining: Ministry of truth a looming danger

The federal government recently established a department tasked with identifying truth. Department officials search for errors in news, entertainment, the arts and books and fix...

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,...