Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 20th

Echoes of Our Past

Life - Echoes of Our Past

Webster Parish Schools opened 80 years ago

With this week marking the beginning of school in Webster Parish I am rerunning an article I published five years ago, on September 1, 2006. So as you read the article it will still refer to my mother as living and some people's job descriptions will have changed, but the events of 80 years ago are still the same.

August marked the opening of the Webster Parish schools. As Caddo Parish schools prepared for opening, my mother mentioned that she noticed that Fairfield Avenue Elementary School was now a magnet school.

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Significance of Germantown

This week I am rerunning an earlier Echo that tells the story of the Germantown Colony. While I don't think this story can be told too much, I am running the story this w...

Last Updated ( August 05, 2011 )

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Gum Springs and the impact of its settlers

One of the Echoes of Our Past in the Minden area is the once thriving communities that are now gone or are greatly diminished in size. Communities such as Yellow Pine, Bu...

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Governor’s election of 1872

This is the year for statewide elections in Louisiana, and so far, this promises to be the least exciting of those elections perhaps since John McKeithen's victory for hi...

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Cases heard in State’s High Court

Over the past few weeks, I've been examining a database of Louisiana court cases over the years, checking for those cases involving Minden that have been heard by the Lou...

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