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The Webster Parish School Board announced Monday tentative dates for graduation exercises at all Webster Parish High Schools: Lakeside High School Monday, July 20, 2020 7:00 PM First Baptist Church, Minden Doyline High School Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:00 PM Eastside Baptist Church, Minden North Webster High School Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:00 PM NWHS […]

The City of Minden has received clarification from Governor Edwards regarding the recent appointment, then rescinding of Wayne Edwards as the District A interim Councilman. According to a letter sent to Minden Mayor Terry Gardner addressed April 30th, the appointment made by the Governor was rescinded because he actually lacks authority to do so under […]

After not being able to hold an April meeting due to the lack of quorum, with the absences of council members Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker, the Minden City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. As of time of posting, the Governor has not appointed a representative for City […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing the eastbound lanes of I-20 and the LA 532 overpass and traffic will be diverted to the on and off-ramps at LA 532 and back to I-20. This closure will be for April 30th. The closure is part of the project to replace the LA […]

In an email provided to KASO/KBEF, Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner, issued some updated COVID-19 related changes regarding business closures and curfews. Continue to always wear your mask. A mask protects yourself and others. CDC, the Louisiana Department of Health, and the City of Minden strong urges everyone to wear masks in public. Businesses that were […]

While some people are still trying to clean up from the last round of severe weather, it is time to prepare for the third round of severe weather in as many weeks. The National Weather Service (NWS) has given much of the Ark-La-Tex an Enhanced to Moderate Risk of severe weather this evening into the […]

The Webster Parish School Board meeting was held Monday evening, for the first time ever, virtually, using Google Meet. School Board members were provided Google Chromebooks so they can meet virtually while maintaining social distancing. A number of expenditures were approved: District 6  ½ cent Sales Tax Fund: Ratify approval of payment to Altec Environmental […]

Personnel Director, Robin Tucker, presented the personnel report. It was noted that there were currently nine elementary positions, three high school positions, and one instructional coach position open. Resignation Michael Clark Coyle, Teacher, North Webster Junior High School, Effective March 5, 2020 Matthew Ledet, Teacher, Doyline High School, Effective March 6, 2020 New Hires Eula […]

Governor John Bel Edwards announced today that the current “Stay at Home” order that was set to expire on April 30, 2020 will be extended to May 15, 2020. Edwards said this decision was made after speaking with multiple experts state-wide. “We used the re-opening plan from the White House as our guide post,” Edwards […]

**UPDATE 4/23/20 @ 3:45 PM** KBEF has learned that the appointment of a District A council member has been postponed by the state. Mayor Terry Gardner confirmed that the appointment has been postponed, but declined to comment any further. In a letter dated yesterday, April 22, 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appointed Wayne Edwards […]


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