Minden Press-Herald

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Aug 01st

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Saturday will be a Day to Remember

Saturday, July 20, 2013 will be a day to remember. I had the opportunity and good fortune to attend two activities that centers and places their focus on our future. The Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program that is conducted at Camp Minden provides a second chance opportunity for our high school students that have for a multitude of reasons, their lives have taken a detour, the American Dream is just a faint phrase and at this point in their lives, not within their grasps.

I laud the Louisiana National Guard, under the leadership of MG Glenn Curtis, and the finest staff, Cadre and support staff found anywhere in America. Bossier Parish Community College, mentor's, pastor's, parents, local business leaders and other are also available to lend their assistance and support.

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Letters to the Editor

Work Together Rather than Hope for Failure

Dear Editor

In a red state like Kentucky, polls are showing that Mitch McConnell is vulnerable. This is a sure sign that moderate Republicans are moving away from the most...

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LDRC: Taking the Global Lead in Minden

LDRC: Taking the  Global Lead in Minden

The Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the City of Minden, is proud to announce that we have been chosen as a Louisiana Economic Development (L...

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The Truth About Justice

The Truth About Justice

On a cold, gray January morning in the year 1988, an 18-year-old high school student pointed a .357 revolver at another student and pulled the trigger. The bullet blew th...

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My Journey Began in 1981

It's October 1981 and I've just moved from Vivian, Louisiana to Mountain Home, Arkansas.

I am going through a most difficult time in my life which led me to brighter days....

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