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Jul 31st

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Remembering Substitutions

Remembering Substitutions

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 Depression, and later they were used by President Roosevelt to have us practice during the war years.

Toothpaste was available but most people did not have the money to buy it. My mother mixed salt and soda to use as a toothpaste. It worked, removed stains and made a pleasant look to your smile, but it tasted horrible.

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‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

In the old (1910) High School Building (it was located on the site of the present Minden High School Building) that also housed the elementary grades, the bathrooms were ...

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Community News

Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Preston Ponder received a $20,000 scholarship from the National Youth Foundation at the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe Program Gala in New Orleans June 28.

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Community News

Local woman honored

Local woman honored

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS-HERALD

Noella Broussard Bostick, second born of the seven sisters of the Philogene-Josephine Broussard Family was given honors by her sisters and fami...

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Community News

The United Christian Home is in need of the following

Food
canned spinach or greens, oatmeal, pasta sauce, sugar (1 lb. bags/boxes)

Household Items
bar soap, fans, sheets (queen and king), towels

Clothing
boys’, girls’ and womens...

Community News

Around Town

Thursday, July 10

Faith Baptist Church will hold their revival at 7 p.m. nightly until Saturday, June 12. Speaker shall be Brother Lane Garner. Special music nightly.

Frida...

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Community News

Richland state bank ranked with nations strongest banks

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's bank rating firm, commends Richland State Bank for proving once again that it is a steadfast and invaluable part...

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