Public Meetings

Members of the Webster Parish School Board unanimously voted to make changes to the 2022 – 2023 Academic Calendar. Changes made are:  Schools closed on November 8 for Federal Election Winter Intersession changed from two weeks to one week. Winter Intersession will be held February 20 – 24 with students returning on February 27, 2023.  […]

It was the first meeting of the Minden City Council since the appointment of Tommy Davis as interim Mayor to finish the term of the late Terry Gardner. The council worked through a light agenda in less than thirty minutes Monday night, approving:   Police Department Promotion of Lt. Ronald Payton to Captain  Minden Municipal […]

The Webster Parish Police Jury held its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The jury sat as a board of review for the 2021 assessment of property in Webster Parish. The Jury heard from Webster Parish Assessor, Denise Edwards, who informed the Jury that there were four protests against the 2021 Parish tax roll. All four protests […]

RETIREMENT: Richard Daniels, Maintenance, Webster Parish School Board, effective September 28, 2021. Rickey Jackson, 10-Month 8-Hour Custodian, North Webster High School, effective August 16, 2021. RESIGNATION Aniruddha Acharya, Teacher, North Webster High School, effective August 20, 2021. Tiki Burns, Food Service technician, Phillips Elementary, effective August 9, 2021. Michelle McLain, Food Service Technician, Brown Upper […]

Webster Parish School Board members met Monday evening for their monthly meeting. The meeting started with Rodney Taylor of Taylor and Sons recognizing Employee of the Month recipients for the months of September and October. September Employee of the Month was the Webster Parish School Board Accounting Department and the October Employee of the Month […]

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 […]

It was a routine meeting Tuesday for the Webster Parish Police Jury, with one big item on the agenda. The Jury, Tuesday, voted to declare the Webster Parish Landfill and expansion area as surplus and receive sealed bids on the sale of the property with a minimum bid set at $10 million. The 25-year lease […]

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 […]

A new Registrar of Voters was appointed at the monthly meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury on Tuesday. The jury voted unanimously to appoint Angela Hall to the position vacated by longtime Registrar of Voters, Melanie Smith, who retired in December. In other business on a light agenda Tuesday, the jury approved: A resolution […]

It was a light meeting for the Webster Parish Police Jury on Tuesday. The Jury approved several board appointments: Sarepta Fire District #5 Appointment of Rev. Todd Pickard to replace Mack Garrett for the term of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022.  Reappointment of Mike Corley to a 2 year term from January 1, […]


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