Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 17th

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Board member against budget

A 'strong' preliminary budget for the 2012/13 fiscal year, which was presented to members of the Webster Parish School Board at a public hearing last night, was met with concern from board member Ronnie Broughton.

"This budget has gutted the special ed program – it's like taking a catfish and ripping his guts out," he said, noting the program is of special concern to him because of a special needs student in his family.

"I don't know why we had to cut it so deeply," Broughton said. "It has dropped 14 percent just from last year to this year."

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UCH locations ask for handy helpers

UCH locations ask for handy helpers

A group of homes that serve as emergency shelters are experiencing emergencies of their own.

According to Bob Dickson, Rehab Chairman for United Christian Homes, a plea ha...

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Car show cranks up

Show & Shine downtown Saturday

Vintage cars and bikes will show and shine in downtown Minden Saturday as The Vintage Car Club of Minden cranks up the 2012 car and bike...

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Civil Suits: Sept. 7

The following civil suits were filed in the office of the Webster Parish Clerk of Court during the month of August.

State of Louisiana vs. Evelyn Lasseigne, Patrick Lindse...

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A Bonding Experience

Springhill school district to benefit from bond refunding

Springhill (District 8) tax payers will see the benefits of a bond refunding that was approved by the State Bond ...

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Police snag choker

Police snag choker

A Minden man is incarcerated after trying to strangle a family member who refused to give him the keys to a vehicle.

Jacob Waltman, 26, of the 200 block of N. Middle Landi...

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Better Times at Caney Lakes

Better Times at Caney Lakes

After much hard work from U.S. Forest Service staff and Minden volunteers, and much luck with weather, Caney Lakes Recreational Area in the Kisatchie National Forest has ...

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