Public Meetings

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 […]

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 Webster Parish School Board held a special-called meeting on Monday. The highlight of the meeting was the recognition of the Webster Parish 2022-2023 Students of the Year, Support Persons of the Year, and Teachers of the Year. 5th grade Students of the Year: Richardson Elementary – Grey Meeker Central Elementary – Brayleigh Lewis Doyline […]

The regular monthly meeting of the Webster Parish School Board was called to order by Board President Charles Strong Monday evening. The meeting began with a presentation by Rodney Taylor of Taylor and Sons to recognize the March Employee of the Month, Candice Miller, Special Ed Facilitator. Board Members adopted a resolution that identifies completion […]

There were several Board appointments approved by the Webster Parish Police Jury on Tuesday. The Jury approved appointments for several boards including: Webster Parish Communications District: Reappointed Hank Haynes and Ursula Hullaby to 4-year terms beginning 1/1/2023. Webster Parish Fire Protection District 8: Reappointed Leon Smith to serve 2-year term beginning 2/1/23. Sarepta Fire District […]

NEW HIRES Connor Davis, Teacher, Minden High School, Temporary-Authority-to Teach, replacing Benjamin Bower who transferred to another position, effective January 10, 2023. Shakima Turner, 7-Hour Food Service, North Webster Junior High School, replacing Mollie Cooper who resigned, effective January 6, 2023. Erin Cornelius, 7-Hour Food Service, Minden High School, Open Position, effective January 6, 2023. […]

Personnel hires/promotions and board appointments topped the Minden City Council agenda on Monday night. The Council approved two new Police Department Hires: Anthony Crittenden and Cadyn O’Connor as full-time Police Officers, subject to passing all applicable tests. The Council also approved the promotions of Officer First Class Reece Tewell and Office First Class Christopher Coyer […]

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 […]

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