Author: Mark Chreene

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Tuesday January 10, 2023, the outside lane of US-371 Northbound over I-20 in Webster Parish will be closed. This closure is scheduled to take place from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. This is necessary to allow DOTD crews to make bridge repairs. Restrictions/Permits: Load width […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, January 16, 2022, LA 518 at approximately 1.4 miles east of Junction LA 9 on LA 518 in Claiborne Parish will be closed. This closure is expected to last approximately 6 months. This closure is necessary for the ongoing construction project of the […]

The first meeting of 2023 was held Monday evening and began with Judge Jeff Cox swearing in of the Webster Parish School Board Members. New Board Members sworn in were Jonathan Guthrie, Patricia “Susan” Addington, Debbie Thomas, and Jana Watson. The Board Members also appointed Ms. Franke Mitchell to serve for District 9 until a […]

There were a number of races on the ballot Tuesday in the Primary Election in Webster Parish. For the City of Minden, Nick Cox was elected as Mayor of Minden with 53% of the vote with Terika Walker coming in second with 38% of the vote. Jared McIver is the new Chief of Police, defeating […]

Several lane closures are expected over the next couple of days along the I-20 corridor between Webster and Bossier Parishes as announced by Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.  Wednesday, November 2nd and Thursday, November 3, 2022, the right (outside) lane on I-20 westbound from just east of the LA 782 (Industrial Drive) interchange to […]

Guest speaker for Thursday’s noon meeting of the Minden Lions Club will be Lindsay Gouedy, executive director of the Sparta Groundwater Commission. Lindsay has served as the face of the Sparta Groundwater Commission for the past 13 years, initially with a focus on education and later as the organization’s managing and representative executive director. Lindsay […]

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development would like to remind candidates that as they conduct their campaign for public office, please keep the following in mind: It is against Louisiana Law to place signs within the right of way of a state highway. Campaign signs placed in the right of way […]

Members of the Webster Parish School Board unanimously voted to make changes to the 2022 – 2023 Academic Calendar. Changes made are:  Schools closed on November 8 for Federal Election Winter Intersession changed from two weeks to one week. Winter Intersession will be held February 20 – 24 with students returning on February 27, 2023.  […]

It was the first meeting of the Minden City Council since the appointment of Tommy Davis as interim Mayor to finish the term of the late Terry Gardner. The council worked through a light agenda in less than thirty minutes Monday night, approving:   Police Department Promotion of Lt. Ronald Payton to Captain  Minden Municipal […]

Qualifying began on Wednesday for the November 8th elections. Here is the list as of qualified candidates for all Webster Parish races. As of 5 pm Friday, July 22, 2022   United States Senator:  Beryl A. Billiot Gary Chambers Xan John John Kennedy W. Thomas La Fontaine Olson MV “Vinny Mendoza Luke Mixon Syrita Steib […]

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