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The Webster Parish Police Jury held its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The jury sat as a board of review for the 2021 assessment of property in Webster Parish. The Jury heard from Webster Parish Assessor, Denise Edwards, who informed the Jury that there were four protests against the 2021 Parish tax roll. All four protests […]

RETIREMENT: Richard Daniels, Maintenance, Webster Parish School Board, effective September 28, 2021. Rickey Jackson, 10-Month 8-Hour Custodian, North Webster High School, effective August 16, 2021. RESIGNATION Aniruddha Acharya, Teacher, North Webster High School, effective August 20, 2021. Tiki Burns, Food Service technician, Phillips Elementary, effective August 9, 2021. Michelle McLain, Food Service Technician, Brown Upper […]

Webster Parish School Board members met Monday evening for their monthly meeting. The meeting started with Rodney Taylor of Taylor and Sons recognizing Employee of the Month recipients for the months of September and October. September Employee of the Month was the Webster Parish School Board Accounting Department and the October Employee of the Month […]

As the old Yogi Berra saying goes, it was Deja vu all over again at the Minden City Council meeting Monday night. After a meeting that lasted nearly 2 and a half hours and featured numerous comments from the public that lectured the Minden City Council and Mayor on unity and working together, they failed […]

The Greater Minden Chamber held its 79th Chamber Awards Gala Thursday night at the Minden Civic Center. The highlight of the evening was the awarding of the Man and Woman of the year awards.  The 2021 Man of the Year award, presented by the Minden Lions Club,  went to Jake Chapman and the 2021 Woman […]

Minden High School announced on Thursday that senior Connor Heard has been named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although Heard will not continue in the 2022 competition for the National Merit Scholarship awards, he placed […]

It was a routine meeting Tuesday for the Webster Parish Police Jury, with one big item on the agenda. The Jury, Tuesday, voted to declare the Webster Parish Landfill and expansion area as surplus and receive sealed bids on the sale of the property with a minimum bid set at $10 million. The 25-year lease […]

There was confusion during the Minden City Council Tuesday night, as the Mayor and members of the council were at odds over the vote regarding an ordinance for mobile food vendors. The ordinance, No. 1119, concerned occupational licenses for mobile food vendors as well as specific regulations regarding the operating of one. Councilwoman Pam Bloxom […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a project to improve a section of LA 164 in Webster Parish. The $2.5 million project includes a patch, mill and asphalt overlay, repairs to the base of the roadway, drainage work, and new pavement striping on LA 164 between LA 163 in Doyline and US 371 […]

A new Registrar of Voters was appointed at the monthly meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury on Tuesday. The jury voted unanimously to appoint Angela Hall to the position vacated by longtime Registrar of Voters, Melanie Smith, who retired in December. In other business on a light agenda Tuesday, the jury approved: A resolution […]


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