It is time to help a group of worthy kids go to camp

Recently, I received a letter in the mail from an organization that is dear to my heart. One reason is due to...

Letter: We are at a crossroads

Dear Editor: As many of your readers have learned, the cities/towns of Minden, Doyline, Sibley, Dixie Inn, Haughton, Bossier & surrounding communities are now...

Letter: Webster Parish is dying, we must wake up

It is Tuesday evening, April 4, 2017, as I sit and read the Minden Press-Herald. What jumps out at you is the number of...

Letter: The future of Webster Parish, Camp Minden and the Burn Chamber

Dear Editor: Money and political pressures can have positive and negative consequences. Many times the general public is not privy to the deals made behind...

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...

Not so fast, DiamondJacks

The roulette wheel that defines casino gambling in Louisiana may not be done yet with Bossier Parish and the surrounding area. This session, legislators filed...

Unity lunch is a great beginning for Webster Parish’s future

On Wednesday, I had the privilege of being a part of a very special luncheon. Minden Mayor Terry Gardner invited Leaders from...

Another new chapter at the Minden Press-Herald

Say hello to your new “old” editor. After nearly two decades, I am now the editor of the Minden Press-Herald, again. My last stint...

How to stop Medicaid fraud

Not long ago, employees at a Minnesota mental health agency blew the whistle on what they described as years of Medicaid fraud. Officials are...

Campbell makes puzzling decisions

It appears that Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell just can’t make anybody happy recently. Democrat Campbell, who represents essentially north Louisiana, upset some people...