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Apr 24th

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W. Nile virus in Webster Parish

Webster Parish has seen its first West Nile Virus infection in six years, according to Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, which joins 68 other cases across the state this year.

"The increased cases we are seeing this year are a firm reminder that West Nile Virus is a serious disease, and people need to be vigilant about protecting themselves," DHH State Epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard said. "We know from 10 years of surveillance that this disease is active in every corner of the state, and people are at risk of getting it regardless of whether cases or deaths occurred in their parishes."

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Hot nights, cool art show

In a joint effort in sharing art and culture with the area, City Art Works and Cultural Crossroads have teamed up to offer "Hot August Nights," an art show and crawl.

"Eve...

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Qualifying Begins

Qualifying Begins

Aspiring officeholders began lining up at the Webster Parish Clerk of Court's office bright and early today to kick off the campaign filing process for the November 6 ele...

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Minden soldier receives Bronze Star Medal

Minden soldier receives Bronze  Star Medal

First Lt. Jordan W. Hagewood recently distinguished himself and made his family and hometown of Minden very proud by receiving The Bronze Star Medal.

Hagewood, a 2002 grad...

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Camp Minden to join in exercise

Camp Minden has joined Fort Polk and cities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to assist United States Army Special Forces in a routine multi-state military training exe...

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Funeral set for Kash

Funeral set for Kash

A funeral service for Minden Police K-9 Officer Kash will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday near the entrance to the Minden Police Department.

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Go wild at turkey fund-raiser

Food, fun, fellowship and fund-raising are set as the main events at the Jude Hale Hunting Heritage Super Fund banquet, hosted by the Dorcheat Bayou Gobblers Chapter of t...

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