City of Minden

Wednesday morning, Minden Mayor Terry Gardner announced a change in the Light and Water Department for the City of Minden. According to an emailed press release, a recent retirement in the department has caused a change to hours of operation to account for the loss of staffing. According to Gardner, the position will not be […]

A meeting with Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner, City Councilman (A) Wayne Edwards, and Acting City Clerk, Michael Fluhr on October 12th gives hope that there might finally be some progress made to adopting the City of Minden budget for 2021/22. The meeting was set in motion by Fluhr, who invited Councilmen Wayne Edwards, Vincen Bradford […]

As the old Yogi Berra saying goes, it was Deja vu all over again at the Minden City Council meeting Monday night. After a meeting that lasted nearly 2 and a half hours and featured numerous comments from the public that lectured the Minden City Council and Mayor on unity and working together, they failed […]

There was confusion during the Minden City Council Tuesday night, as the Mayor and members of the council were at odds over the vote regarding an ordinance for mobile food vendors. The ordinance, No. 1119, concerned occupational licenses for mobile food vendors as well as specific regulations regarding the operating of one. Councilwoman Pam Bloxom […]

It was a routine meeting for the Minden City Council on Monday night with 2 personnel promotions highlighting the agenda.  The council approved the promotion of Sergeant Chris Hammontree to the rank of Lieutenant and approved the promotion of Fire Operator Matthew Wilson to the rank of Captain.  In other business, the council approved: Condemning […]

After delaying trash pickup a week after last week’s winter storms, city of Minden residents will have to wait one extra day. Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner, announced that trash pickup for Minden will be Saturday, February 27. Gardner said that the delay was requested by Republic Services because the Claiborne Parish Police Jury and Claiborne […]

A light agenda awaited the Minden City Council on Monday night. The council had just a few items on the agenda for the February meeting, including the lease/purchase of a new street sweeper. The street sweeper is on a 7 year lease/purchase agreement which at the end of the 7 years, will belong to the […]

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 […]


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