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October is Breast Cancer Awarness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awarness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, nearly 200,000 women and 2,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer, making it one of the most common types of cancer among women in the country.

"While there is no way of guaranteeing that a person won't develop breast cancer, there are certainly steps that can be taken to reduce risk," Dr. Robert Russell, Ob/Gyn at Minden Medical Center said.

"Learning to recognize the symptoms of breast cancer, understanding what puts a person at a high risk of developing the disease, and actively monitoring breast health can be key."

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Lake Bistineau’s Sleeping Sprayers

Lake Bistineau’s Sleeping Sprayers

An employee sleeping on the job is only one issue that has resulted in the suspension of an Alabama-based company's contract to spray Giant Salvinia on Lake Bistineau.

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Murder suspect could be cleared

Murder suspect could be cleared

A man charged with first degree murder for the August shooting death of Omar Lott may soon be cleared of that accusation.

Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton said Monday th...

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Webster Sheriff’s Office employee arrested for drugs

Webster Sheriff’s Office employee arrested for drugs

CULLEN — An employee of the Webster Parish Sheriff's Office responsible for transporting work-release prisoners has been charged with two counts involving illegal drugs a...

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Space station to be seen this week

Residents of Minden who rise early Wednesday morning, assuming the sky is clear, will see the International Space Station shining brightly as it crosses from west to east...

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Annual Webster Parish fair headed to Minden

Annual Webster Parish fair headed to Minden

The annual Webster Parish Fair Parade on Main Street at 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 30 will kick off the week-long fair anticipated by kids of all ages for an entire year. ...

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Program brings in new employees for Minden company

Program brings in new employees for Minden company

Twenty new employees have found a work home with Clement Industries, thanks to a job fair and course linked to a partnership with the local company, Northwest Louisiana T...

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