Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 16th

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Officers buckling down to buckle up

Officers buckling down to buckle up

Using a grant supplied by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, law enforcement officers are gearing up and buckling down to watch for seat belt and child restraint violators, beginning this week.

"Starting Wednesday (today), we will have an additional two officers on the street four hours per day," said Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper. "They will be specifically targeting people who are not wearing seat belts or who do not have children in proper child safety restraints."

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Local News

Trace Adkins antes up for Red Cross

Trace Adkins antes up for Red Cross

A nationally-known Webster Parish native has raised more than $1.5 million for Red Cross.

Trace Adkins, award-winning country music star and American Red Cross spokesman, ...

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Local News

Happy (Louisiana) Trails

Happy (Louisiana) Trails

In April, a group of Louisiana Green Corps workers traveled from New Orleans to work on the Louisiana Trails in Webster and Bienville parishes. The group worked three day...

State News

House refuses Medicaid expansion

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House overwhelmingly refused Tuesday to provide government-subsidized health insurance to thousands of people with the Medicaid dollars availa...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: March 4-10

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of May 13 through May 19.

May 13
Anthrous Seamster, 22, of Kennon Apartments, was arrested for disturbing the peac...

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State News

La. drivers can't tweet or post to Facebook

La. drivers can't tweet or post to Facebook

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activities banned while driving, along with texting.

A bill proh...

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Local News

Board prepares to open Dozier’s position

Board prepares to open Dozier’s position

It was business as usual at Monday night's Webster Parish School Board meeting with discussion of the special meeting of Monday, May 13 that addressed the replacement of ...

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