Minden Press-Herald

Friday
Aug 01st

Life

Downtown Minden

Downtown Minden

Down memory lane again as we revisit the businesses that were in place in Minden in the thirties in the area between Union Street and Pine Street.

One business that was a landmark in downtown Minden was Webb Hardware, located on the corner of Union and what we called "Front Street" and is now called Main Street. Later there will be a Cameo on Webb Hardware. I have so many happy memories of that store, of the people who worked there, and of the variety of quality merchandise they handled.

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Remembering Zenobia West

Remembering Zenobia West

The pale October sun cast a patterned shadow on the carpeted floor as it came through the lace curtains at the window. There she stood in the beautiful purple dress with ...

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Memories of products and stores

Memories of products and stores

Do you remember the little grape drink that we enjoyed long ago called "Grapette?" I don't know if there are still drinks being bottled by that name, but it was a delicio...

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Substitutions of the past

Substitutions of the past

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depressi...

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Ask a stupid question

Ask a stupid question

Several things have taken place this year that have contributed to my sadness. First the death of a friend of long ago, in fact an old friend. It seems that things bring ...

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