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While Covid-19 made for a very unusual and subdued Minden-St. Jude Auction, the virus was unable to slow the fundraising efforts for the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. While on Sunday night, the auction appeared to be $47,540 off of last year’s record total. However, on Monday the winner of the Grand […]

New Hires:  Lucas Darbonne, Teacher, Minden High School, One-Year-Only, replacing Garrett Nyegaard who resigned, effective January 15, 2021.  Travis Frazier, 12 Month Custodian, Webster Junior High School, replacing Booker Lewis who retired, effective January 4, 2021.  Nova Gavin, Food Service Technician, Phillips Elementary, replacing Esther Harris who retired, effective January 13, 2021. Twanna Hawthorne, Teacher, […]

It was a light meeting for the Webster Parish Police Jury on Tuesday. The Jury approved several board appointments: Sarepta Fire District #5 Appointment of Rev. Todd Pickard to replace Mack Garrett for the term of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022.  Reappointment of Mike Corley to a 2 year term from January 1, […]

The Webster Parish School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday. The meeting began with the recognition of Taylor and Sons Employee of the Month, Ms. Katelin Breaux, Ag Teacher at North Webster High School.  The board heard a recommendation from the Calendar Committee to consider adopting the 2021-2022 school calendar,  but by a vote […]

A light agenda awaited the Minden City Council on Monday night. The council had just a few items on the agenda for the February meeting, including the lease/purchase of a new street sweeper. The street sweeper is on a 7 year lease/purchase agreement which at the end of the 7 years, will belong to the […]

It’s round three for two former Webster Parish high school football stars on the game’s biggest stage in two weeks. Former Minden High star, L’Jarius Sneed and former North Webster standout, Devin White will meet on the field for the 3rd time in their careers, the second this season. The record is tied between the […]

Several Minden High players were part of the Louisiana Sportswriters Association 2020 All-State list. Honorable Mention: Jakorien Greenard Parker Hall Austin King Chance Hammons  

Lakeside Lady Warrior softball senior Laney Taylor signed her letter of commitment today to play softball for LeTourneau University in Longview, Tx. While playing softball for the Lady Yellow Jackets, Taylor will be majoring in Education.

Wednesday was not only a Presidential Inauguration day, but the beginning of a three -day qualifying period for the March 20th election. While there are several local races of interest, there are also some statewide positions to be elected as well. Here’s breakdown of all positions as of Wednesday afternoon: BESE District 4: Shelly McFarland […]

Editor’s Note: Filing period for the Minden City Council for District A and District D seats is January 20-22, 2021 for the March 20th special election. Any qualified candidate that would like to make an announcement regarding their candidacy, may send their information to KASO/KBEF Radio, 410 Lakeshore Dr. Minden, LA 71055 or email news@kbef.com. Deadline […]


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