Author: Mark Chreene

Guest speaker for Thursday’s noon meeting of the Minden Lions Club will be Lindsay Gouedy, executive director of the Sparta Groundwater Commission. Lindsay has served as the face of the Sparta Groundwater Commission for the past 13 years, initially with a focus on education and later as the organization’s managing and representative executive director. Lindsay […]

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development would like to remind candidates that as they conduct their campaign for public office, please keep the following in mind: It is against Louisiana Law to place signs within the right of way of a state highway. Campaign signs placed in the right of way […]

Members of the Webster Parish School Board unanimously voted to make changes to the 2022 – 2023 Academic Calendar. Changes made are:  Schools closed on November 8 for Federal Election Winter Intersession changed from two weeks to one week. Winter Intersession will be held February 20 – 24 with students returning on February 27, 2023.  […]

It was the first meeting of the Minden City Council since the appointment of Tommy Davis as interim Mayor to finish the term of the late Terry Gardner. The council worked through a light agenda in less than thirty minutes Monday night, approving:   Police Department Promotion of Lt. Ronald Payton to Captain  Minden Municipal […]

Qualifying began on Wednesday for the November 8th elections. Here is the list as of qualified candidates for all Webster Parish races. As of 5 pm Friday, July 22, 2022   United States Senator:  Beryl A. Billiot Gary Chambers Xan John John Kennedy W. Thomas La Fontaine Olson MV “Vinny Mendoza Luke Mixon Syrita Steib […]

The Minden Lions Club will hear from two guest speakers on two different topics during its regular club meeting this Thursday at noon. Joey Miguez, head instructor at DavTac Custom Arms and Ammo, will speak about the Bossier City indoor shooting range, concealed carry courses, and firearms training. Miguez is retired from the United States […]

The Greater Minden Chamber held its 80th annual Awards Gala on Tuesday night at the Minden Civic Center.  Awards presented last night included: Small Business of the Year:  Velvet Home & Clothing Business of the Year:  Northwest Louisiana Technical College Business Person of the Year:  Dr. Ryan O’Glee (Owner, Minden Family Pharmacy) Community Partner of […]

Members of the Webster Parish School Board met Monday evening. Mr. Rodney Taylor of Taylor and Sons recognized Jamie Barnett, who serves as a Social Worker, as the April Employee of the Month.  Recognized were the 2021-2022 Students of the Year:  5th Grade Students:  Central Elementary Brenan Hubbard Doyline Elementary Landreigh Sparish Brown Upper Elementary […]

It was a lengthy agenda and meeting for the Minden City Council on Monday, as well as a good bit of tension. Before the meeting began, the council voted to add two items on the agenda, the first was to give the City Clerk authority to advertise for bids for the construction of a new […]

After not holding a pageant in 2021,  the Young Women’s Service Club of Minden announced that the Miss Minden Pageant will resume in 2022, at a new location. This year, the pageants will be held at Minden High School’s auditorium. The Miss Minden/Spirit of Fasching Pageant will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 beginning at […]


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