Love/Hate

More musings from the Muse-meister... 1. I love my alma mater, but I hate what has become of the...

Specht: It’s time to get out and vote

No one likes taxes, especially me. However, they are a necessary evil, and actually can be quite beneficial if they are levied for the...

Fleming: What patient-centered health care would look like

We’ve heard it called “the craziest thing in the world.” That’s not a compliment, that’s a straight-up, honest opinion on Obamacare freely uttered by...

Specht: We have enough finger pointers in the world, don’t be one online

The other day, I witnessed something on Facebook that really ticked me off. This wasn’t the first time something like this had happened, which...

Crimson Glass Slippers: The case for Minden pulling off the upset of the season

The playoffs begin this week. The regular season was anything but regular, and now we’re in the real do-or-die mode. All week, we will...

Prayer in school issue still not fixed

Bossier and Webster Parish Schools, on the verge of extracting themselves from one set of legal troubles, might end up revisiting the basic issue...

Webster Parish needs road restrictions for trucks and more

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to the Webster Parish Police Jury and submitted to the Minden Press-Herald for publication.

Gatti’s ties to Edwards may haunt him

A controversial fundraiser by Republican state Sen. Ryan Gatti might come back to haunt his reelection bid. Last month, Gatti, whose district encompasses all of...

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...

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...