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The Greater Minden Chamber held its 79th Chamber Awards Gala Thursday night at the Minden Civic Center. The highlight of the evening was the awarding of the Man and Woman of the year awards.  The 2021 Man of the Year award, presented by the Minden Lions Club,  went to Jake Chapman and the 2021 Woman […]

Minden High School announced on Thursday that senior Connor Heard has been named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although Heard will not continue in the 2022 competition for the National Merit Scholarship awards, he placed […]

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, this game always evokes memories on both teams of the Minden/Springhill rivalry through the years. It’s […]

It is week 2 for the Minden Crimson Tide and week 2 of a 3 week home stand to open the season. Minden welcomes Green Oaks to “The Pit” tonight for the first time since the 2004 season. So, it’s time for this week’s edition of “Nerd Notes” for Minden vs. Green Oaks. Minden has […]

It’s jamboree week in Louisiana as the LHSAA schools have their final “scrimmages” before the start of the regular season next Friday. Minden, Lakeside, Homer, North Webster, and host Haynesville will take part in the Pineland Jamboree. Games begin at 6pm. The schedule for tonight is: • Game 1 – North Webster vs. Homer • […]

It may be mid-July, but for all area high schools, football practice is either beginning or has begun for the fall. KASO and KBEF have long provided coverage of high school football for all or our area schools (Minden, Glenbrook and Lakeside) and we are once again prepared for another season of broadcasting high school […]

It was a routine meeting Tuesday for the Webster Parish Police Jury, with one big item on the agenda. The Jury, Tuesday, voted to declare the Webster Parish Landfill and expansion area as surplus and receive sealed bids on the sale of the property with a minimum bid set at $10 million. The 25-year lease […]

There was confusion during the Minden City Council Tuesday night, as the Mayor and members of the council were at odds over the vote regarding an ordinance for mobile food vendors. The ordinance, No. 1119, concerned occupational licenses for mobile food vendors as well as specific regulations regarding the operating of one. Councilwoman Pam Bloxom […]

Lakeside has hired former All-American Megan “Roo” Johnson to take over its powerful softball program. She follows in the footsteps of legendary coach Gary Cooper who will step down from the position at the end of the school year. Principal Denny Finley made the announcement Wednesday.  “Coach Cooper built our program from the ground up,” […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a project to improve a section of LA 164 in Webster Parish. The $2.5 million project includes a patch, mill and asphalt overlay, repairs to the base of the roadway, drainage work, and new pavement striping on LA 164 between LA 163 in Doyline and US 371 […]


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