Author: Mark Chreene

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the LA 531 bridge just south of the intersection with LA 532 in Dubberly, Webster Parish will be closed, beginning on Thursday, April 11, 2024. This closure is necessary due to the condition of the structure, with repairs scheduled to begin as soon as materials […]

The Personnel Report for March 2024 was presented to the Webster Parish School Board at their monthly meeting on Monday. NEW HIRES Ellis Rice, 12 Month Custodian, North Webster Junior High School, replacing Michael McGlothan who resigned, effective February 1, 2024. Jordan Scott, 12 Month Custodian, Brown Upper Elementary, replacing Mary Gavin who transferred to […]

The members of the Webster Parish School Board met back at the Webster Parish School Board office in the board room Monday evening for their March meeting. Kevin Thompson of Taylor and Sons recognized the Webster Parish Employee of the Month recipient for the month of March 2024, Jonathan Washington, Dean of Students at Richardson […]

Condemned properties, a property swap, and a new police hire highlighted the monthly meeting of the Minden City Council on Monday. The Council acted on four condemned properties on Monday’s agenda: The Council voted to condemn property at 217 Main Street belonging to Willie Combs, Jr. and ordered it cleaned within 60 days. Appointed a […]

The Greater Minden Chamber held its 82nd Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday Night at the Minden Civic Center. Winners at this year’s gala included: Small Business of the Year – Under Dawgs Sports Bar and Grill Business of the Year – LA State Reality Businessperson of the Year – Mike Elshout Community Partner of the […]

Updated as of 1/18/24 5:00 PM Government/School/Daycare Closures Webster Parish Schools (Fri) Glenbrook School (Fri) Claiborne Parish Schools (Fri) Bienville Parish Schools (Fri) Caddo Parish Schools (Fri) Bossier Schools (OPEN Fri with exception of Plain Dealing) Webster Parish Courthouse (Open Friday) Steppings Stones Early Learning Center (Fri) First Baptist Church Minden Weekday (Fri) Minden City […]

It’s hard to believe we are past the halfway point of the season as the Crimson Tide travels to Bossier to take on the Bearkats. It’s been a rough season for the Tide so far but hope springs eternal as the Tide looks to get in the win column tonight. Here’s a look at this […]

WASHINGTON — FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System  (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Wednesday, October 4th. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 1:20 p.m. on […]

It’s the biggest home game of the season tonight as the Crimson Tide hosts the 90th annual Homecoming game. Since it is the homecoming game, it is double duty for Nerd Notes for week 5 against the Huntington Raiders! Let’s start with Homecoming. Minden’s all-time homecoming record is 54-33-2 First homecoming game was in 1932 […]

It is a rivalry game of sorts for the Minden Crimson Tide tonight, as they play host to the North Webster Knights. While a consolidated school comprising of the former high schools in the north end of Webster Parish, the North Webster game always evokes memories on both sides of the Minden/Springhill rivalry through the […]

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