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Webster tourism boasting local movie spots

Webster tourism boasting local movie spots

About 30 movies have been filmed around northwest Louisiana, and Minden has joined Shreveport and Bossier City in a special brochure promoting such.

A new brochure serving as a self-guided film tour is being distributed to 69 official visitors' centers around the state as well as overseas.

"People in other parts of the world are fascinated with American movies," Lynn Dorsey of Webster Parish tourism said of recent travels to Dubai, the United Kingdom and Germany. "Everywhere I go, people are familiar with George Clooney, Brad Pitt."

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Minden Press-Herald publisher steps down

Minden Press-Herald publisher steps down

One long-time Minden Press-Herald staffer is stepping down to pursue a dream and another will be stepping up to take his place.

Josh Beavers has announced he is leaving th...

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Organization raising funds for law enforcement

Organization raising funds for law enforcement

Protecting those who protect and serve is the goal behind Blue Forever.

Former Haughton resident Kellie Abbott is bringing the fundraiser to Webster Parish and Minden, wit...

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West Nile death reported in Caddo

SHREVEPORT — Louisiana health officials say a Shreveport man has died from the West Nile virus.

The individual who died was between 60 and 74 years old. Martha Whyte, publ...

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Businessman looks to turn historic home into bed and breakfast

Businessman looks to turn historic home into bed and breakfast

A prominent old mansion in the heart of Minden's historic district could get a new lease on life if the Minden Planning Commission supports a request for a zoning varianc...

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Camper fire claims Minden man’s life

Camper fire claims Minden man’s life

One of Webster Parish's rural fire districts recorded its first fire-related fatality in years when a 25-year-old man died in the early morning hours Wednesday after flam...

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Officers serving warrant find alleged drugs

Officers serving warrant find alleged drugs

Minden police investigators serving an arrest warrant Monday morning on a local man for drug distribution found themselves filling out paperwork on an additional drug-rel...

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