The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the LA 531 bridge just south of the intersection with LA 532 in Dubberly, Webster Parish will be closed, beginning on Thursday, April 11, 2024. This closure is necessary due to the condition of the structure, with repairs scheduled to begin as soon as materials […]

Monroe, Louisiana – The Miss Louisiana Teen competition, held in Monroe, Louisiana, witnessed an impressive showcase of talent and fitness as Izzy Gray and Scarlet O’Glee emerged victorious in the preliminary rounds. Izzy Gray, representing Minden High School as Miss Minden, showcased her exceptional fitness prowess and dedication, securing the preliminary winner title in the […]

North Webster High School is pleased to announce the addition of its newest member to the Knight family!  Head Coach Christopher Wilson will be leading the Knights as their head football coach beginning with the 2024-25 season and will be formally introduced to the community at 6:30 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Coach Wilson is […]

The Personnel Report for March 2024 was presented to the Webster Parish School Board at their monthly meeting on Monday. NEW HIRES Ellis Rice, 12 Month Custodian, North Webster Junior High School, replacing Michael McGlothan who resigned, effective February 1, 2024. Jordan Scott, 12 Month Custodian, Brown Upper Elementary, replacing Mary Gavin who transferred to […]

Minden, Louisiana – March 5, 2024 – The Caney Puzzler Adventure Race, held at the picturesque Caney Lakes Recreation Area on March 2, 2024, witnessed an incredible display of athleticism and determination as 62 teams from across the nation competed in this thrilling event. The participants navigated challenging terrains, solved puzzles, and showcased their endurance […]

The members of the Webster Parish School Board met back at the Webster Parish School Board office in the board room Monday evening for their March meeting. Kevin Thompson of Taylor and Sons recognized the Webster Parish Employee of the Month recipient for the month of March 2024, Jonathan Washington, Dean of Students at Richardson […]

Condemned properties, a property swap, and a new police hire highlighted the monthly meeting of the Minden City Council on Monday. The Council acted on four condemned properties on Monday’s agenda: The Council voted to condemn property at 217 Main Street belonging to Willie Combs, Jr. and ordered it cleaned within 60 days. Appointed a […]

The Greater Minden Chamber held its 82nd Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday Night at the Minden Civic Center. Winners at this year’s gala included: Small Business of the Year – Under Dawgs Sports Bar and Grill Business of the Year – LA State Reality Businessperson of the Year – Mike Elshout Community Partner of the […]

Updated as of 1/18/24 5:00 PM Government/School/Daycare Closures Webster Parish Schools (Fri) Glenbrook School (Fri) Claiborne Parish Schools (Fri) Bienville Parish Schools (Fri) Caddo Parish Schools (Fri) Bossier Schools (OPEN Fri with exception of Plain Dealing) Webster Parish Courthouse (Open Friday) Steppings Stones Early Learning Center (Fri) First Baptist Church Minden Weekday (Fri) Minden City […]

WASHINGTON — FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System  (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Wednesday, October 4th. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 1:20 p.m. on […]

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