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Schools closed through Thursday; Explo officials still missing

State legislation may be drawn after an investigation of Explo System's Inc. concludes, following an October 15 explosion and a follow-up inspection where more than six million pounds of improperly store propellant was found at Camp Minden.

The evacuation of Doyline, which is in effect as the hazardous material is moved to proper storage, has been extended until Thursday, with the possibility of continuing beyond that. The evacuation means Doyline School and area road closures will remain in effect until the evacuation is lifted.

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Council approves raise for volunteers

Minden Fire Department continues to answer the call – 239 of them, to be exact, since December 2011.

In his yearly report to the Minden City Council Monday, Fire Chief Kip...

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YEA! Owen emerges as artist

YEA! Owen emerges as artist

Young artists will have an opportunity to exhibit their work thanks to a new program at Cultural Crossroads.

The first Young Emerging Artist (YEA) to hold a show is Cam Ow...

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Walker steps down from presidency

Charlie Walker, the longtime president of the Webster Parish Police Jury, announced he would step down from the position at January's regularly scheduled meeting.

"I want ...

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Guice to serve as Tech’s new head

Guice to serve as Tech’s new head

The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the selection of Dr. Leslie K. Guice as the 14th president of Louisiana Tech University durin...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: November 26-December 2

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of Novebmer 26 through December 2.

November 26

Derrick Lathan, 28, of the 1600 block of Hazel Street, Arcadia, was...

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Juveniles indicted on murder charges

Two juveniles have been charged with second degree murder in the death of Cedric Kingsby and will be prosecuted as adults as determined by a grand jury.

Bossier/Webster Di...

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