Schelley Francis: Minden has lost part of its history

Minden has lost a part of its history. Our Webster Parish Historian, our friend, our go-to person for history is gone.  

David Specht: John Agan was more than a community treasure, he was my friend

I was truly saddened by the news that my friend John Agan had passed away overnight. In fact, it was one of...

Louisiana Medicaid dispute lingers into new term

The contracts at the center of a Louisiana Medicaid dispute are worth billions, accounting for one-quarter of the state’s annual operating budget...

203 Gleason St: Amy Kinnaird was a one-of-a-kind mentor and friend

I read a few newspapers each morning. I like to be informed of what’s taking place in the world around me. The...

Rozeman: What Louisiana can learn from the LSU Tigers

The 2019 football season was one for the ages. We all watched our beloved Tigers plow through every opponent – even those...

Holland: North Louisiana’s Congressional representation is at risk

Louisiana elected sixty-eight Republicans as State Representatives last year. Thirty-five House members are Democrats and two are independent.  The...

Analysis: House vote shakes up Louisiana politics, but how?

The contentious vote for House speaker started Louisiana’s new legislative term with yet another controversy, creating waves across the state’s political landscape...

Lackluster involvement could hinder retail opportunities

How would you like to see a Raising Canes, Starbucks, TJ Maxx, or other retailer located in Minden? All of these and...

The Inconsequence of the Governor’s Race

Saturday’s election results brought to mind a popular meme. The one where Morpheus from “The Matrix” says, “What if I told you…”...

The American Press on a new measure to get unclaimed savings bond values to...

Those old enough to remember may recall savings bonds being purchased to help finance World War II. Others may...