Public Meetings

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 […]

The members of the Webster Parish School Board met Monday night. With a unanimous vote, Superintendent Johnny Rowland’s contract was extended for four more years with the same terms and conditions as before. In making preparations for the 2020-2021 school year, adjustments were made to the 2020-2021 school calendar. Highlights of the calendar include: August […]

Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Wayne Edwards as the interim District A councilman effective today, June 26, 2020. In a letter to Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, found here, the governor has requested for Edwards to be issued a commission for Council Member, District A, City of Minden, Parish of Webster. In an e-mail […]

Pending a quorum, the Minden City Council is scheduled to hold it’s monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1st in the Council Chambers at City Hall. All Covid-19 protocol for the city will be followed. Highlights on the agenda include: Appointing Interim Council Representative for District A Election of a Mayor Pro Tempore […]

The Webster Parish School Board met Thursday evening. A number of expenditures were approved: District 6  ½ cent Sales Tax Fund: Hercules Ag and Outdoor to install six restroom barrier doors at Minden High School in the amount of $3,900.00. Purchase 60 LED light fixtures for Minden High School office and hallway areas from Elliott […]

The May Personnel Report was presented at the May meeting of the Webster Parish School Board on May 28th. New Hires: Penny Austin, Teacher, Central Elementary, replacing Naomi Wyatt who retired, effective August 4, 2020. Alora Bryant, Teacher, Phillips Elementary, replacing Casey Fields who transferred to another position, effective August 4, 2020. Hannah Chanler, Teacher, […]

For a third consecutive meeting, the Minden City Council failed to meet due to lack of quorum. Council members Pam Bloxom (Dist. E)  and Keith Beard (Dist. D) were in attendance, while council members Vincen Bradford (Dist. C) and Terika Walker (Dist. B) were once again no-shows for the special meeting. Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner […]


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