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For the third straight month, the Webster Parish Police Jury met via teleconference as some members were still not in attendance at the Courthouse Annex for Tuesday’s meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury. It was the final day for the Secretary-Treasurer, as Ronda Carnahan, who has served in the position since 2005, is retiring […]

In a letter from James Madden on behalf of the Board of Trustees at Glenbrook School, the school has announced plans to apply for membership with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) by the 2022-2023 school year. In the letter, Madden cited the “onerous travel for our students, families, and staff” as well as […]

UPDATE 6/8/2020: Due to inclement weather, the closure of the westbound lanes on US 80 at I-20 has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. DOTD will issue a notice when this transition has been rescheduled. The eastbound direction remains closed and the westbound direction is open at this time. Original Story: […]

After holding a special meeting last week, once again there was no regular meeting of the Minden City Council due to a lack of quorum. District B and C Council members Terika Walker and Vincen Bradford were once again no shows for the regular June meeting. With no meeting being able to be held, Minden […]

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its Spring 2020 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 […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that daily and nightly intermittent lane and/or shoulder closures on I-20 eastbound and westbound at the I-220 interchange in Bossier Parish are still in place and will continue, as of Monday, June 1, 2020. These lane/shoulder closures are associated with the I-20/I-220 Barksdale Air Force Base Interchange project that […]

Pending a quorum, the Minden City Council is scheduled to hold it’s monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1st in the Council Chambers at City Hall. All Covid-19 protocol for the city will be followed. Highlights on the agenda include: Appointing Interim Council Representative for District A Election of a Mayor Pro Tempore […]

The Webster Parish School Board met Thursday evening. A number of expenditures were approved: District 6  ½ cent Sales Tax Fund: Hercules Ag and Outdoor to install six restroom barrier doors at Minden High School in the amount of $3,900.00. Purchase 60 LED light fixtures for Minden High School office and hallway areas from Elliott […]

The May Personnel Report was presented at the May meeting of the Webster Parish School Board on May 28th. New Hires: Penny Austin, Teacher, Central Elementary, replacing Naomi Wyatt who retired, effective August 4, 2020. Alora Bryant, Teacher, Phillips Elementary, replacing Casey Fields who transferred to another position, effective August 4, 2020. Hannah Chanler, Teacher, […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020, the westbound right turn lane on US 80 (E. Texas Street) at the intersection of LA 3 (Benton Road) in Bossier City will be closed. This closure is scheduled to take place from Monday June 1st – Friday, June 5th, and […]


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