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Oct 02nd

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SCR 27 would create panel to study human trafficking

SCR 27 would create panel  to study human trafficking

A senate concurrent resolution, pending House and Governmental Affairs committee, will create a 17 person Joint Human Trafficking Study Commission to address modern-day slavery (sex trafficking).

"I have read the bill and would like to see more first line people on the committee, such as teachers and law enforcement, that come in contact with these children every day," said Lt. Scott Tucker a detective with Webster Parish Sheriff's Office and a member of Louisiana Crimes Against Children Taskforce.

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Louisiana State Police sets Explo record straight

Louisiana State Police sets Explo record straight

In an effort to make sure the public is kept up-to-date, the Louisiana State Police have said M6, an explosive propellant on Camp Minden property, is still in need of app...

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Woman sells neighbor’s car

Woman sells neighbor’s car

One woman's idea of being a helpful neighbor netted her $277 and a stint in jail.

Bridget Kinsey, 48, of the 100 block of Angelee Street, was arrested on a warrant for the...

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Safe Sailing

Safe Sailing

Beginning Saturday, May 18 the City of Minden is celebrating National Safe Boating Week, supporting the goals of the North American Safe Boating Campaign. Shown with the ...

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‘Snaky Days’ of summer are here

‘Snaky Days’ of summer are here

The "snaky days" of summer are upon us and the cold-blooded reptiles are already slithering their way above ground.

According to an online source, a Timber rattler such as...

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Minden Police arrest vending machine vandals

Minden Police arrest vending machine vandals

A craving for sweets left four local women with a bitter pill to swallow when they were arrested for vandalizing a vending machine.

Nyeisha Nolen, 17, of the 1300 block of...

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Training fine tunes vision

Training fine tunes vision

Opening the eyes of teachers to not only teach but to connect with their students and families on an emotional level, was the focus of a training class.

The training was c...

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