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Minden, Louisiana is located in Webster Parish. Zip codes in Minden, LA include 71055, and 71058. The median home price in Minden is $129,000. More Minden information.

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34 min ago | The Times

Northwestern State announces winners of essay contest

NATCHITOCHES - Angelle Nicole Williams of St. Amant High School was the first-place winner of Northwestern State University's Louisiana High School Essay Contest for her entry, "I Am Proud To Be Louisianian."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Western Wheel

New citizens celebrate Canadian pride

The first day of July wasn't just a day for 75 people to celebrate Canada, it was the day they were finally able to call it home.

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Western Wheel

Stampede party gives back

Okotoks Mayor Bill Robertson gets dunked at The George Traditional House's Stampede Charity Fundraiser last year.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Times

Stroller

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Kenny McDonald, 50, of Shreveport. ... Emma Mikesell, of Shreveport. ... Adreana Harvey, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Ronderick (Nadine) Kirkendoll Sr., of Haughton. ... Betty Poole, of Shreveport. ... the Rev. Arthur Ray White, of Philadelphia. ... Essie H. Cooper, of Shreveport. ... Ethel Linnear, of Shreveport. ... J.L. Lovelace, of Shreveport. ... Jackie Kemp, of Minden. ... Arthur Player, of Shreveport. ... Clarence Johnson III, son of Clarence Johnson Jr. and Beverly Samuels, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to Peaches Ealy to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times

Shreveport man pleads guilty to stealing from ATM

A Shreveport man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $30,000 from an ATM located on bank property causing more than $35,000 worth of damage in the process, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.

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Nwlanews.com

Mylar balloon caused afternoon power outage in Minden

A mylar balloon is believed to be the cause of a city-wide power outage this afternoon.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times

Stroller for July 1, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Shirley Combs, of Shreveport. ... Antoinette J. Jackson, of Tulsa, Okla. ... Major Brock Jr., of Shreveport. ... Shanda Pegues, of Shreveport. ... Antonica McClendon, of Minden. ... Gloria T. Williams, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday June 30: Calandra Anderson, 36, daughter of Cheryl Anderson, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and Desoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Minden ladies home after Miss Louisiana

Paige McCoy is home and ready to focus on her duties as Miss Minden after the week that is the Miss Louisiana Pageant.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Miss Louisiana Preliminaries Kick Off

MONROE - Three down and two to go - portions of competition that is for 32 women vying for the title of Miss Louisiana, four of which are from Minden.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Minden man arrested on drug charges

Things got a little physical for a trio of Minden police officers during a traffic stop last week and a local man now faces drug charges as a result of the confrontation.

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Nwlanews.com

Miss Louisiana preliminaries begin tonight in Monroe

MONROE - Four Minden ladies are halfway through Miss Louisiana week, though they have only made it through one portion of competition.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Kingdom Fun provides climate controlled summer fun

Ashley Simpson had planned on taking her kids to a movie in Bossier Tuesday afternoon, but a questionable tire forced her to abandon her plan.

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The Times

Stroller for June 25, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Fred Mills, of Shreveport. ... Jean W. Mezzio, 77, of Shreveport. ... Ophelia Burris, daughter of Laura Harris, of Shreveport. ... Ebony Taylor Gage, 18, daughter of Cynthia Taylor-Gage and Roger Gage, of Greenwood. ... Carolyn Rice, of Minden. ... Mary Virginia Scott Hall, 83, of Shreveport. ... Brenda Edwards Plater, of Shreveport. Editor's note: If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. Found: white and tan Jack Russell terrier, between the 5500 and 5700 blocks of South Lakeshore Drive in Shreveport, call (318) 286-3570 or (318) 865-8426. Lost: female Shih Tzu, dark gray, 14 years old, answers to "Coco," Delmar Street area of Shreveport's South Highlands neighborhood, call (318) 773-3150. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Cars collide on Homer Road, one airlifted with serious injuries

Wet roads and bad tires may have been contributing factors in a two-vehicle crash on Homer Road late Monday afternoon that resulted in one person being seriously injured.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Times

Stroller for June 21, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Jenny Castro, 84, of Shreveport. ... Shirley Ashley, of Shreveport. ... Phillip Gatson, of Shreveport. ... Cindy R. Lawhorn, of Shreveport. ... Theophlus Lester, of Shreveport. ... A'Taja Bailey, of Minden. ... Tyja McClendon, of Minden. Celebrated a birthday June 20: Bertha Pennywell Johnson "Tootsie," of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Police say Minden woman had LSD, drug paraphernalia in purse

Drug charges have been filed against a Minden woman after the vehicle in which she was a passenger was pulled over by local police for traffic violations.

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Nwlanews.com

Miss Minden gearing up for Miss Louisiana

Miss Minden Paige McCoy is going against the popular choice in attire in one portion of the Miss Louisiana competition next week.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Times

SunflowerTrail & Festival

Sunflowers. The flowers of north Caddo summers for 19 years are calling once again.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Western Wheel

Former Okotokian says residents forgotten in the flood

Lynne Steele's home on Oak Ave. was one of few that flooded in Okotoks last June.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Domino game leads to stabbing, police say

A Minden man who apparently became upset over a game of dominoes is now residing in the parish jail on a charge of aggravated second degree battery.

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