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RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech interim head coach Bianca Duran announced Thursday the addition of Megan “Roo” Johnson to the Lady Techsters softball coaching staff. Johnson, a two-time All-American during her playing days at Otero Junior College and UT-Tyler, comes to Tech following a decade-long stint as a coach on the college, high school and […]

The Minden Crimson Tide was well represented on the 1-4A (East) All District team that was recently announced. FIrst Team Offense WR-Parker Hall OL-Cameron Combs OL-Chance Hammonns Punter-Trenton McLaughlin Offensive ATH-Austin King First Team Defense DL-Jaylen Green DL-Javonte Morris LB-Kentravion Lister DB-Austin King Defensive ATH-Jakorien Greenard Second Team Offense WR-Jaylin Williams OL-Connor Heard K-Carter Barnett […]

After last week’s exciting win over Leesville, the Minden Crimson Tide find themselves in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs for the third time since 2006. The quarterfinal draw is tough one in the Neville Tigers. While this is the second time that Minden and Neville will square off in 2020, we have a new […]

Spencer Heard has walked the sidelines as Minden’s head coach for 8 seasons. He’s seen memorable games all through those 8 years, but certainly this one has to rank near the top. The 2nd round playoff game between Minden and Leesville on Friday night could easily have been scripted for a movie with the drama […]

After last week’s win over John F. Kennedy, the Minden Crimson Tide find themselves in the Regional round of the playoffs for the first time since 2016. This week’s edition of “Nerd Notes” might be more playoffs in general than in the opponent, Leesville. So, here we go… Minden and Leesville have met twice, with […]

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its fall quarter president’s and dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours […]

Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremonies Nov. 20-21, in the Thomas Assembly Center. Local Graduates included:  Minden                                                                Laurin Elizabeth Clemons – Bachelor of Science      Caden Sellers Copeland – Bachelor of Science        Nicole Lynnette Stewart – Graduate Certificate    Richard Woods – Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies  Dubberly                                                                 Emily […]

A number of board appointments highlighted the final meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury for 2020 on Tuesday.  Board Appointments included: Webster Parish Library Board of Control Reappointment of Laura Evans to a 5 year term expiring 12/31/2025 Pine Country Education Center Board of Commissioners Appoint Lisa Balkom to 2 year term expiring 12/31/2022 […]

Last week’s overtime win over the Bastrop Rams set the Minden Crimson Tide up for a big showdown with the 5-1 Huntington Raiders this Friday. However, by Wednesday, all that changed. While recording an interview for Shreveport Television station KTBS as their “Game of the Week,” Coach Spencer Heard saw that he had a phone […]

Arraignment Demarcus L. Burns – Illegal use/possession/control of weapons – crime of violence or CDS: Bench warrant issued; Hold without bond until returned to court Markeese D. Germany – Illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities: Withdrew not guilty, pleaded guilty; Status conference set for December 28, 2020; Trial set for May 10, 2021 James […]


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