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Apr 24th

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Proposed Amendment 2 affects right to bear arms

(Editor's Note: Between now and the November 6 election, the Press-Herald will examine each of the nine proposed Constitutional Amendments that will appear on the ballot.)

Proposed Amendment 2 on the November 6 ballot would change language in the state constitution, reportedly providing the strongest protection of the right to bear arms in the country.

"Under the current law, the interpretation could be such that you could literally ban firearms, which are protected under the Second Amendment to the Constitution," said State senator Robert Adley, who is one co-author of the bill. "As I understand it was a technical issue that arose out of a court case, that needed to be corrected."

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All’s Fair

All’s Fair

The Webster Parish Fair kicks off with a parade downtown at 5 p.m. today. A dunking booth will be set up at the Webster Parish Fair each night. Fair attendants can try to...

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lions Club

Jerri Ray dePingre,' President of the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the weekly meeting of the noon Lions Club. The group...

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Firefighters move up the ranks

Two Minden Firefighters are moving up the ladder after members of the Minden City Council approved their promotions Monday.

By unanimous vote, Fire Driver Andrew Myles now...

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Amend. 1 addresses care for elderly and disabled

(Editor's Note: Between now and the November 6 election, the Press-Herald will examine each of the nine proposed Constitutional Amendments that will appear on the ballot....

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Doyline woman dies in crash

A Saturday morning accident on La. Hwy. 527 in Bossier Parish claimed the life of a Doyline woman.

Shortly after 9:30, Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated the one ...

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Chain Reaction on I-20

Chain Reaction on I-20

Rainy conditions and mechanical failure led to a multi-vehicle chain reaction accident on Interstate 20 Saturday night. Both westbound lanes were blocked for more than 30...

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