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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 […]

Impairment is suspected in a Wednesday night crash that claimed the life of a Minden woman. The crash happened just after 11:30 p.m. on Caney Lake Rd., west of Highway 159 north of Minden. Louisiana State Police Troop G says that their initial investigation reveals a 2003 Pontiac passenger car, driven by 40-year-old Randle Rowe […]

After years of denials by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) over claims of damage to paved roads in south Bossier Parish during the historic floods of 2015 and 2016, the parish has won an unprecedented victory on appeal. Parish Attorney Patrick Jackson announced at Wednesday’s Police Jury meeting that an appeals panel of judges […]

** UPDATE **  Beginning Monday, March 23, the feeding program hours will be from 9 a.m. – noon, Monday – Friday. You may pick up both breakfast and lunch at the same time. Also, the site at North Webster Junior High School will be moved to North Webster Upper Elementary. The Webster Parish School Board […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a project to lower US 80 at the I-20 overpass west of Minden in Webster Parish. The $2.5 million project will lower the height of the roadway approximately 3.5 feet in the westbound direction and four feet in the eastbound direction as it runs under the interstate, […]

The following is a list of items needed for the week of March 9, 2020: Food: mac & cheese, crackers, milk (canned or powdered) Household goods: full sheets, pots, pans, skillets   Clothing: Men’s pants (waist sizes 32-36), men’s shoes/tennis shoes and underwear  

The annual Apache Princess Pageant is scheduled for Friday, February 28th at 7 p.m. at the Minden Civic Center. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. This year’s contestants are: Haley Self Caylum Lewis Aubrey Gray Olivia Blackwelder Gracie Purvis Emma Earnhardt Gracie Sivils Emma Pitman Mandie Vandenoord Anna Claire Lemoine Hannah Mosely […]

The All District Awards for soccer were recently announced and Minden High was well-represented in both the boys and girls teams. Boys 1st Team: MF-Aiman Mohamed D-Corbin Kendrick 2nd Team: F-Gavin Jackson D-Dylan Cate GK-Josh Brown Honorable Mention: F-Tristen Murray D-Riley Streetman   Girls 1st Team: MF-Hannah Frye D-Emma Dauzat 2nd Team: F-Ella Glover Honorable […]

The Louisi-Annes are hosting the 2020 MHS Darling Pageant Saturday, February 22, 2020. The pageant will take place at the MHS Auditorium at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door. Photo courtesy of Minden High School | Pictured are: (Front Row) Mackenzie Washington, Rayne West, Addison Fields, Elynn Kate Boothe, […]

An investigative audit by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) has found that former Webster Parish Fire District No. 11 (Springhill) Fire Chief Billy Rasberry, Jr. allegedly misspent over $25,000, including $24,430 in excess compensation to himself. This investigation was launched after the LLA was contacted by the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office with information that former […]

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