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Baton Rouge – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that over the next two weeks maintenance crews will be present in usually high-traffic areas throughout the state as part of an extensive cleanup effort to beautify our state roadways. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when […]

The Webster Parish Police Jury held its monthly meeting on Tuesday morning. The meeting was again by teleconference, with some members choosing to meet at the Courthouse Annex and some calling in to the meeting. Among the items addressed by the Jury included: Approving Video Poker/Alcohol Sales Permit for Bonnie & Clyde Café and Convenience […]

After not having an April meeting because of a lack of quorum, the Minden City Council was set to meet for their May meeting on Monday night. However, just as in April, Council members Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker were, once again, no-shows at the meeting. Needing three members to hold a meeting, there was […]

This year’s Community National Day of Prayer will be held virtually on Thurs., May 7th @ Noon via the First Baptist Church social media. Rev. Leland Crawford, pastor of FBC Minden, encourages the community “to join in this special time of praying for our nation, our state, our community members and frontline workers.” Rev. Jim […]

Bossier Parish Police Jury members will conduct its regular business meeting Wednesday, May 6 both in person and by teleconference. In order to comply with Governor John Bel Edwards’ directive on public gatherings, no more than 10 people will be allowed in the jury meeting room. An emergency declaration that closed the Bossier Parish Courthouse […]

The Claiborne Parish Police Jury is set to meet on Wednesday at 10 am at the CPPJ Administration Building at 507 West Main Street in Homer. While the meeting is open to the public, the Police Jury will be limiting the attendance size to 25% of the Fire Marshal’s rated capacity. The Police Jury also […]

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 […]

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