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A number of property condemnations, a new firefighter hire and light restoration for the I-20 Minden exit highlighted the monthly meeting of the Minden City Council Monday night. The City Council dealt with 6 different properties on Monday: The Council condemned property at 420 Martin Luther King Drive belonging to C. L. Baker and ordered […]

Teacher pay and a large additional request of funds from the ELA Group for the ongoing Minden High School multipurpose building project highlighted the July meeting of the Webster Parish School Board. In June, Board Members agreed to have on the agenda and vote in the July meeting to move teachers to their appropriate step […]

The Webster Parish School Board released the Personnel Report for June at their recent meeting. NEW HIRES Michael Bouwell, Bus Driver, Richardson Elementary, replacing Justin Richardson who resigned, effective May 1, 2023. RESIGNATION Mary Emanuel, Custodian, North Webster High School, Effective April 5, 2023 Marada Holmes, Accounts Payable, Webster Parish School Board, Effective May 12, […]

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced several closures for next week for bridge inspection in Shreveport/Bossier City.  Monday, June 26, 2023, the US 71 (Spring St./Market St.) bridges over Cross Bayou/Twelve Mile Bayou in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be restricted to one lane in both directions for routine bridge inspection. These lane closures […]

Louisiana residents hoping for some relief after storm damage received during the period June 14 through June 16 should utilize Damage.LA.Gov to report that damage. Residents applying should know the survey is voluntary and does not guarantee any federal disaster relief assistance. To access the survey, please visit the website While no funding through […]

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 22 projects around the state received bids in May. Nineteen contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $217.3 million. “With a nearly $220 million investment, this month has some major projects around the state that were let,” said DOTD Secretary Eric Kalivoda. “Most […]

Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development provided an update on the funding for the Jimmie Davis Bridge (LA 511) replacement project in Caddo & Bossier Parishes. Despite changes to House Bill 2 in the 2023 Regular Legislative Session, which removed a portion of the state general obligation bond funding anticipated for the Jimmie […]

The Webster Parish School Board held their monthly meeting on Monday. The Board began the meeting with several recognitions: Students and faculty member recognized were: Lakeside High School Students Kamryn Goodson and Lillian Jolly who qualified for the national competition to be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the end of May. Their staff sponsor is […]

Louisiana Tech University has announced the names of students on its Spring Quarter 2023 President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the president’s honor list. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester […]

The Webster Parish Police Jury has been selected as a recipient of the 2022 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Beautification Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization. This year’s grant, in the amount of $3,630.00 will provide funding to install a new sign with lighting to direct citizens to the Police […]

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