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Local and state governing authorities are starting to crack down on businesses and individuals that are not following Governor John Bel Edwards’ “Stay at Home” order. In a Facebook post “from the Mayor’s office”, the City of Minden warned “non-essential” businesses that are still open to “Close Now”. “Starting today, the state and local law […]

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 […]

Local, state, and national agencies continue reporting a large increase in COVID-19 cases. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, there have been over 398,107 cases confirmed in 169 different countries. The U.S. has the third highest amount of confirmed cases at 46,805, only trailing China (81,591) and Italy (63,927). One of the most alarming […]

According to the noon update from the Louisiana Department of Health, Webster Parish has reported its first death from the COVID-19 virus today, March 23, 2020. The website also reports three total cases for the parish, which would leave two active. The numbers jumped again with the latest update, moving from 837 cases to 1,172 […]

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a state-wide “stay-home” order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 and will last until Monday, April 13, 2020 unless terminated sooner. The proclamation also states that these provisions may be extended beyond April 13, 2020 by further order (if necessary). The proclamation […]

Restaurants, casinos, bars, and movie theaters are set to take a hard hit as they must close for nearly a month. The exception is for restaurants, which will be able to offer delivery, to go orders, and drive through. HIGHLIGHTS Gatherings are limited to no more than 50 people. Casinos and bars will be closed. […]

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