Author: Mark Chreene

It is a rivalry game of sorts for the Minden Crimson Tide tonight, as they play host to the North Webster Knights. While a consolidated school comprising of the former high schools in the north end of Webster Parish, the North Webster game always evokes memories on both sides of the Minden/Springhill rivalry through the […]

The Minden Crimson Tide look to rebound tomorrow night after an exiting opener at The Pit last week against Parkway. While Nerd Notes is a time to look at the upcoming opponent, I felt that a few bonus Nerd Notes for the season opener recap were in order. The 41 points scored by Minden last […]

BOSSIER CITY, La. – Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the start of construction for the major I-20 rehabilitation project in Bossier and Caddo Parishes. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 18, 2023, with lane closures being put into place in both the eastbound and westbound directions on I-20 from […]

It’s the time of year when you walk into a store with temps in the mid-90s and see things like pumpkin spice, deer corn, and tailgating essentials in the same space. Football is back! While other sports have celebrations for “opening days,” there is something about the first game of football season, especially high school […]

After three days of assessing and planning, a timeline is now in place for the repairs to the damage at the Entergy Gilark Substation north of Minden. Tuesday evening, officials from Entergy, AEP/SWEPCO, and the City of Minden convened via conference call to develop a strategy for addressing the extensive damage at the Gilark Substation. […]

Monday evening, Minden Mayor Nick Cox provided citizens of Minden little new information about an impending city-wide blackout but did offer a little hope in the duration of the outage while repairs are made. A press release issued Monday evening by the city of Minden states: “At approximately 6 pm this evening, we received communication […]

A number of property condemnations, a new firefighter hire and light restoration for the I-20 Minden exit highlighted the monthly meeting of the Minden City Council Monday night. The City Council dealt with 6 different properties on Monday: The Council condemned property at 420 Martin Luther King Drive belonging to C. L. Baker and ordered […]

Teacher pay and a large additional request of funds from the ELA Group for the ongoing Minden High School multipurpose building project highlighted the July meeting of the Webster Parish School Board. In June, Board Members agreed to have on the agenda and vote in the July meeting to move teachers to their appropriate step […]

The Webster Parish School Board released the Personnel Report for June at their recent meeting. NEW HIRES Michael Bouwell, Bus Driver, Richardson Elementary, replacing Justin Richardson who resigned, effective May 1, 2023. RESIGNATION Mary Emanuel, Custodian, North Webster High School, Effective April 5, 2023 Marada Holmes, Accounts Payable, Webster Parish School Board, Effective May 12, […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced several closures for next week for bridge inspection in Shreveport/Bossier City.  Monday, June 26, 2023, the US 71 (Spring St./Market St.) bridges over Cross Bayou/Twelve Mile Bayou in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be restricted to one lane in both directions for routine bridge inspection. These lane closures […]

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