Public Meetings

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, […]

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 […]

A number of board appointments highlighted the final meeting of the Webster Parish Police Jury for 2020 on Tuesday.  Board Appointments included: Webster Parish Library Board of Control Reappointment of Laura Evans to a 5 year term expiring 12/31/2025 Pine Country Education Center Board of Commissioners Appoint Lisa Balkom to 2 year term expiring 12/31/2022 […]

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 Webster Parish Police Jury held its monthly meeting on Tuesday. Among items on the light agenda included: Ratifying action on Resolution 007-2020-A Resolution in opposition of all proposed legislation that transfers the administration and collection of local sales and use taxes to the Louisiana Department of Revenue. Approved a number of recreational funding requests: […]

The following Personnel Report was presented at the monthly meeting of the Webster Parish School Board on Monday night. Resignation: Presley Adkins, Teacher, Jones Elementary, effective August 1, 2020. Sarah Adkins, Teacher, Browning Elementary, effective June 22, 2020. Jessica “Jade” Brown, Teacher, North Webster High School, effective August 1, 2020. Alexa Edwards, Teacher, North Webster […]


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