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Mayor: Levelized billing lacks interest

The number of local utility customers interested in Equal Payment Plan (EPP) billing, fell short of the number needed to make the concept economically feasible Minden Mayor Tommy Davis said Monday.

Of the 6,500 to 7,000 utility customers for the City of Minden, 1,422 responded to the survey, asking if they are interested in a form of levelized billing for all their city utilities.

"Every one got a survey if they had a meter – water, electric or both," Davis said. "We made them available at city hall and in the newspaper. We tried to make them available to everybody."

Once the survey results were in, Davis said he talked with each council member and they were in agreement.

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Man steals cart full of meat, police say

Man steals cart full of meat, police say

A Vivian man apparently thought he could get a very good deal on meat from the market of a local discount store, but his alleged shopping trip proved to be just a stopove...

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Thompson announces bid for district judge

Thompson announces bid for district judge

Jeff Thompson, (R-Bossier City) announced tthat he will be a candidate during the November 2014 elections for District Court Judge, Division B, for the 26th Judicial Dist...

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On stage with Jared Mourad

On stage with Jared Mourad

It was just seven years ago that Jared Mourad bought a guitar off eBay for impromptu jam sessions with his best friend Matt Moseley.

Now he fronts an entire band of his na...

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Stonecipher talks politics at Lions Club

Stonecipher talks politics at Lions Club

On paper, Louisiana is considered a red state; one which leans conservative and votes Republican. But if this is true, there is something of an anomaly where its elected ...

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