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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 […]

Faced with the reality that graduates would not be able to enjoy a commencement ceremony with family and friends at the CenturyLink Center as in previous years, Bossier Schools seized the opportunity to schedule outdoor ceremonies at each high school’s stadium. This move will allow the Class of 2020 to be celebrated the way they […]

High speed broad band availability to areas of Bossier Parish which currently are not served could be a matter for study for the parish Police Jury in the near future. A pair of Benton residents asked police jury members Wednesday to consider forming a committee to look at what can be done to convince providers […]

After nearly two months of not being able to meet due to a lack of quorum, the Minden City Council was finally able to hold a meeting on Wednesday morning. The one item agenda, approved by the council unanimously, was a resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept Grant No. 3-22-032-014-2020 “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic […]

For the 8th straight meeting, the Minden City Council failed to have a quorum to hold a special called meeting on Wednesday. Once again, Council members Terika Walker (Dist. B) and Vincen Bradford (Dist. C) were no-shows for the 11 a.m. meeting that was to be held in the Pelican Conference Room at City Hall. […]


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