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The Webster Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is asking residents to self-report their damages due to the EF-1 tornado that occurred Sunday, April 12, 2020. In order to apply for possible assistance, all residents need to complete a survey of damages sustained due to the storm at the following link: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/36c861fc544f46b3817e4a244f7f05cf By […]

Unusual circumstances often require unusual solutions and the Bossier Parish Police Jury applied a never-before-tried forum to conduct business at Wednesday’s regular meeting. In order to stay in compliance with social distancing and other requirements that are now standard due to the COVID 19 virus outbreak, jury members conducted parish business from three locations: in […]

In compliance with Governor Edwards’ Official Proclamation which was announced April 15, the Glenbrook campus will be closed for the remainder of the school year. Objectives for the Remainder of the 2019-2020 School Year: Continue distance learning utilizing Google Classroom. The grades for lessons submitted by the students will be recorded as the 6th six […]

For the second time under the current Minden City Council, a meeting was not held due to lack of quorum. The council was set to meet Monday at 5:30 pm in the Pelican Conference Room at City Hall. As 5:30 approached, it became apparent that both Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker were not going to […]

For a second month in a row, the Webster Parish Police Jury will meet via teleconference on Tuesday at 11 am. Among items on the agenda include: Approving Video Poker/Alcohol Sales Permit Budget Amendments ending April 30, 2020 Approve Financial statements Board Appointments A full copy of the agenda can be found here.  

In a joint video via Facebook Live, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner, Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper, Webster Sheriff Gary Sexton, and Webster Sheriff-Elect Jason Parker issued a statement to the public Friday morning, April 3, 2020. The mayor began by giving statistics for the number of confirmed cases and deaths in Webster and surrounding parishes. […]

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Minden City Council will be held this coming Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Due to restrictions put in place by the Governor, which limits gatherings to less than 10, members of the public will not be allowed in. The meeting will be streamed on YouTube, and […]

Local government officials are setting tighter restrictions in response to the spread of COVID-19. The City of Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd announced today that he will be enforcing occupancy restrictions for local stores. “Due to the Corona Virus and drastic spread of the virus, I am issuing an order that no store is allowed […]

Local and state governing authorities are starting to crack down on businesses and individuals that are not following Governor John Bel Edwards’ “Stay at Home” order. In a Facebook post “from the Mayor’s office”, the City of Minden warned “non-essential” businesses that are still open to “Close Now”. “Starting today, the state and local law […]

The house approved a $2,200,000,000,000.00 (2.2 Trillion Dollar) stimulus package earlier today by voice vote. This is the largest economic relief bill in United States History. What does this mean for you? If you make $75,000 or less ($150,000 for couples), you will receive a direct payment of $1,200 ($2,400 for couples). If you have […]


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