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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Crimson Tide moved up in this week’s LSWA Poll for Week 7. Minden moved up one spot from #9 to #8 after last week’s overtime win over the Bastrop Rams. It was the first win for Minden over Bastrop since 1984. The win also gave Head Coach Spencer Heard sole possession of 3rd place […]

Arraignment James R. Andrews II – Criminal trespassing: Pleaded not guilty, reset for January 15, 2021 Melanie N. Edwards – Domestic abuse battery, first offense: Pleaded guilty, sentenced to serve 6 months in the Webster Parish Jail, all but 30 days suspended, with credit for time served, one year active supervised probation, $500 and court […]

UCAP needs for week of November 9: Food: Biscuit mix, soup, Vienna sausage, lunch meat, chicken and dumplings, green beans, corn, peas, carrots, pasta, cooking oil (small) Clothing: Men’s tennis and dress shoes (size 9 and up) Household Goods: Towels and wash cloths, queen and king sheets, pots, pans & skillets


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