There are those addressing deadly school violence

Last week, the Press-Herald ran a story about Webster Parish School officials, law enforcement, and school safety and security experts evaluating North Webster High...

Specht: Why do we print the negative?

Why do you always put negative news in the newspaper? I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question in my...

Letter: Disposal of Hazardous Waste in our area

Dear Editor, I note both the Minden Press-Herald and the Times (Shreveport) carried similar articles about the destruction of M6 propellant at Camp Minden. ...

Specht: How did we treat our fellow man?

In the words of the legendary Ron Burgundy, “That escalated quickly.” No truer words have ever been spoken as it concerns the fight over...

Moore: One man changed the world

The week of Christmas is here. In a few days, we'll be celebrating with family members once again. Everyone's favorite foods will be on the...

When free speech and social media collide

During a City Council workshop in March, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner declared, “You can’t win on social media. So don’t even engage...

‘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...

Specht: It’s the jobs

In 1992, Bill Clinton became the 42nd president of the United States. He won, in part, because of a simple message, “It’s the economy,...

Pierce: Majoring in the minors

The poet Robert Burns said “Oh the gift that God could give us, to see ourselves as others see us" which leads me to...

High school basketball: the time of my life

Around this time every year in high school, me and my best friend Mario would get the keys to Loyola’s gym from Coach Jackson. During...