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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 $145,000. More Minden information.

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Police arrest two on drug charges

Two Minden went to the parish jail after their arrest on drug charges in separate incidents last week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Western Wheel

Town lighting up new LED streetlights

The orange glow of the night sky over Okotoks is going to start looking a little different as the Town slowly begins implementing LED streetlights.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Shooting marks Webster's first homicide

Webster Parish investigators are looking into the parish's first reported homicide of 2014 after the discovery of a man's body in a wooded area off Walter Lyons Road.

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Western Wheel

Town oversight proves costly

Downey Green residents Donna Forter, Dean Gilmer, and Gord Trenaman were a few of many residents who are angry with the Town for leaving a mountain of dirt behind their homes.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Woman accused of stealing relative's medicine

A Minden woman is facing a variety of charges after police investigators determined she had allegedly been trading prescription pain medication with a pair of elderly women and replacing some pills with a common over-the-counter medication.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Qualifying ends setting the stage for Nov. 4 election

Several last-minute candidates threw their hats into the political ring as qualifying for the November 4 primary election drew to a close Friday, most notably former Minden police officer Tim Morris who is angling for Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper's job.

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Former downtown hotel for sale

Anyone in the market for an old hotel should give Pattie Odom a call. Finding someone to make that purchase would fill the last remaining unoccupied building in downtown Minden, members of the Minden Lions Club learned Thursday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Minden woman to vie for Mrs. America crown

Minden veterinarian Dr. Savanna Culpepper was on a flight bright and early Friday morning for Tucson, Ariz., where as the reigning Mrs. Louisiana, she will compete for the crown of Mrs. America August 23 through 29. 'I have had a lot of support from the community in getting ready for this pageant,' Culpepper said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Planning commission approves variance for bed and breakfast

Minden businessman Jimmy Hall is one step closer to turning a home in the Historic Residential District of Minden into a bed and breakfast, thanks to a zoning variance granted by the Minden Planning Commission.

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Man guilty in slaying of mother

BENTON ? A Bossier City man with Minden ties has been convicted of the second-degree murder of his mother.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Proposed $30M city budget tight, balanced

Following two days and nine hours of council workshops, the City of Minden is now looking at a proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budget of $30.3 million that is very tight but balanced, Mayor Tommy Davis said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Trailer owner recounts how police found fugitive

A Louisiana State Police helicopter hovers above a 20-acre piece of land surrounded by law enforcement just west of Dixie Inn, in Webster parish The perimeter of the state police's search area on Syrup Mill Road just north of the intersection with Hwy.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Nwlanews.com

Memorial golf tournament will honor Minden's Ben Hunter

A man whose name is synonymous with business and community service will be honored during the second annual Memorial Golf Tournament scheduled for this weekend at Pine Hills Country Club.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times

DNA evidence leads to burglary arrestDNA evidence leads to burglary...

DNA evidence leads to burglary arrest Blood evidence leads SPD to Minden man suspected in 2011 business burglary.

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Nwlanews.com

Drug charges lands woman in jail

A Minden motorist's baubles hanging from a vehicle's rear view mirror caught the attention of a local police officer who turned the traffic stop into an illegal narcotics arrest.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Watchdog: Officials didn't OK immigrant releases

A former Bossier Parish lawman died Monday evening after a lengthy illness.Vol S. Dooley Jr., 87, served as Bossier Parish Sheriff from 1976 to 1988.

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Workers are laying new tile at J. E. Harper Elementary School in Minden after lead was found there r

New tile is being laid Tuesday afternoon at J. E. Harper Elementary School in Minden after lead was found there.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Easleys expanding photography business

A downtown Minden business is expanding, and with additional grant funding is remodeling its new Pearl Street location.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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City council approves millage rate

The Minden City Council approved the tax millage rate for 2014 during Monday night's regular council meeting.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Times

John Fleming to speak to area Republicans Tuesday

Louisiana 4th District U.S. Rep. Dr. John Fleming will be guest speaker at Tuesday's monthly luncheon of the Caddo Parish Republican Party.

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