City of Minden

The 21st annual Main to Main Trade Days is underway with “Chamber of Commerce” weather. The 50 mile route runs from Main Street in Springhill, Louisiana, then down highway 371 south through the Main Streets of the small Webster Parish towns of Cullen, Sarepta, Cotton Valley, Couchwood to Dixie Inn onto Highway 80 on the […]

For the second month in a row, it was a rather routine meeting for the Minden City Council. The council did not agree on approving minutes from the previous meetings in October, however. The minutes passed on a 3-2 vote on the regular session minutes and two special session meetings in October, with Council Members […]

After fireworks at last month’s regular City Council meeting, October’s meeting was much calmer, though some division remains among the council. The division was shown on the first item of the agenda, which was to approve minutes from special sessions held in August and September, as well as the September regular session. All three were […]

The annual audit of financials for the City of Minden is usually the highlight of the Minden City Council meeting this time of year, but it took a back seat to an extremely tension filled and emotionally charged meeting on Tuesday night.  Before all of the fireworks of the meeting occurred, the council did hear […]

The Minden City Council meeting scheduled for this evening has been postponed. An email sent to media outlets this morning from City Hall stated “Mayor Terry L. Gardner, mayor of the City of Minden, tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Sunday morning, July 5, 2020. Fortunately, he has been diagnosed with a mild case […]

Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Wayne Edwards as the interim District A councilman effective today, June 26, 2020. In a letter to Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, found here, the governor has requested for Edwards to be issued a commission for Council Member, District A, City of Minden, Parish of Webster. In an e-mail […]

A social media post by City Councilwoman Pam Bloxom has caused a number of citizens in Minden to respond by demanding she be removed or step down from her position. Bloxom’s post, made Sunday on her personal Facebook page, said, “Do you realize African Americans in this country are a mere 15% of the total […]

After holding a special meeting last week, once again there was no regular meeting of the Minden City Council due to a lack of quorum. District B and C Council members Terika Walker and Vincen Bradford were once again no shows for the regular June meeting. With no meeting being able to be held, Minden […]

Pending a quorum, the Minden City Council is scheduled to hold it’s monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1st in the Council Chambers at City Hall. All Covid-19 protocol for the city will be followed. Highlights on the agenda include: Appointing Interim Council Representative for District A Election of a Mayor Pro Tempore […]

After nearly two months of not being able to meet due to a lack of quorum, the Minden City Council was finally able to hold a meeting on Wednesday morning. The one item agenda, approved by the council unanimously, was a resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept Grant No. 3-22-032-014-2020 “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic […]


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