Minden Press-Herald

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Aug 28th

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Toy drive under way

Local good Samaritans are gearing up for the traditional "Civitan Santa" toy drive, and they need Minden's help.

The annual Christmas Toy Program "Civitan Santa," jointly sponsored by the Minden Civitan Club and the Young Woman's Service Club, is seeking donations to make 2012 a happy holiday for local children.

"Last year this program provided toys for almost 700 children in over 200 families in the area," toy chairman Ed LaBruyere said. "We were able to run this program due to the generosity of local businesses and individuals who donated money plus hundreds of dollars worth of new toys for the children."

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Aerial spraying of giant salvinia on Lake Bistineau to begin Tuesday

Aerial spraying of giant salvinia  on Lake Bistineau to begin Tuesday

Helicopters are expected to be hovering over Lake Bistineau in the near future for a periodic, aerial herbicide spray to treat giant salvinia. Louisiana Department of Wil...

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Court upholds life sentence for local man

Court upholds  life sentence for local man

Second Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld the life sentence of a Webster Parish man convicted as a multiple offender.

Quierza Lewis, who had turned down a plea offer prior...

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Giving thanks for football

MHS produces its share of pro players

Families who gather around the television to watch football on Thanksgiving might be thankful for their own local football programs a...

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Turkey Time

Turkey Time

Laura Martin Haley took advantage of a Brookshire's promotion earlier this week when she received a free Thanksgiving turkey for her purchases at the grocery store.

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Webster Deputies hit road on two wheels

Webster Deputies hit road on two wheels

Webster Parish Sheriff's Office deputies typically hit the road on four wheels, but for two that number will be cut in half.

Deputies Tony Matteson and Jeremy Utphall comp...

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Brunch kicks-off Mardi Gras

Brunch kicks-off Mardi Gras

A crowd of more than 100 attended a brunch sponsored by Minden's Krewe des Ambassadeurs to usher in the holiday and Mardi Gras seasons.

The brunch was held at the Minden C...

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