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Officials discuss levelized billing
A cold winter and higher-than-usual utility bills have prompted the City of Minden to look into levelized billing for its consumers.
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Minden woman to compete for national crown
A Minden woman swept the Mrs. Louisiana Pageant and is now preparing for the Mrs. America Pageant this summer.
Fleur Deli's burger named best in parish
The Fleur Deli, located inside Bon Temps convenience store on Sibley Road, has the best burger in Webster Parish.
Email ideas for this column to firstname.lastname@example.org MINDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in March ordered the U.S. Department of the Army to dispose of 15 million pounds of abandoned explosives and propellant stored on the grounds of Camp Minden in Webster Parish.
Minden businesses line up for Highway 80 Sale
Minden Main Street and Minden Highway 80 Alliance have teamed up to participate Friday and Saturday in the Highway 80 Sale designed to promote and increase tourism and traffic along the historic highway, which was the first coast-to-coast, all-weather highway in America.
Town obtains water license
Okotoks residents can drink up knowing their community now has enough water to support a population of more than 30,000 people.
Unhappy with street work, Paris City Council delays final payment to contractor
With a Louisiana company already three months overdue on a water line replacement project, the Paris City Council has decided to make the company wait another two weeks before getting the last of its money.
Reynolds defends vote on Common Core house bill
State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, says he is receiving a lot of local flak over his vote on a now-defunct bill that should've addressed Common Core - " but didn't.
Traffic stop leads to meth bust
A malfunctioning piece of equipment on a pickup truck has led to a narcotics bust for Minden police officers and a trip to the lockup for a local man.
Council's support moves group closer to construction dream
Pastor Royal Scott and Creighton Hill Community Development Corporation, Inc. , are beginning to see the fruits of their labors as they seek support to make affordable housing available to all who would make their homes in Minden.
One arrested for theft of car
A Minden man who was asked to move his friend's vehicle, is in trouble with the law and the friend after he allegedly failed to bring the vehicle back.
Minden residents voice concerns regarding high electric bills
Some Minden residents are hoping they will get relief from high electric bills as city officials agreed to investigate levelized billing after an outcry during Monday's council meeting.
Minden teen survives rollover crash
Kaerington Wilson has a story to tell and more to do with his life, says the young lady who witnessed an accident Sunday that could have killed the Minden High School senior but instead left him with bumps, bruises and a broken arm.
Common Core bills defeated in committee
Two bills addressing Common Core and the testing procedures that go along with it never made it out of committee Wednesday.
32nd Street traffic lights a town priority
Okotoks motorists could see two additional traffic lights on one of the town's busiest roads as soon as this year.
Bill would allow hog hunts year-round, night and day
Marvin Garrett of Minden has been hunting wild hogs for 20 years. Back in 1994, he was hunting for sport but now it's a lot more for helping farmers and hunters of other game.
One pleads guilty to manslaughter
A Minden man faces 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a man to death last summer.
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
A Minden police officer who reportedly observed a small child standing unrestrained in the rear seat of a moving vehicle parlayed the traffic stop into an arrest which includes drug charges.
Taco Bell launches breakfast menu
The Crunchwrap - " with the option of bacon or steak - " is one of the popular items on Taco Bell's new breakfast menu.