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Sequestration hits home

Sequestration hits home

While Congress' lack of action has yet to cause the loss of jobs and services to Webster Parish Community Services, it has caused portions of their funding to be reduced by five to six percent.

"The programs hardest hit by the cuts are Section 8 Housing and Head Start," said Mary Whitaker, director of Community Services. "These programs are still operational, but there will be changes."
Whitaker said Congress' sequestration has resulted in federal funds falling short in the 2013 budget.

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A Different Culture

A Different Culture

First Baptist Church-Minden will host a
‘Pounding’ Sunday, March 17 at 7 p.m. for career  missionaries Shannon and Carrie Lewis and their family

missionaries Carrie and...

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Scam I Am

Scam I Am

Locals should learn to spot  scammers

Your phone rings and you get the good news: You have won Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes! It is good news ... if it's tru...

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Ready, Set, Donate!

Ready, Set, Donate!

LifeShare Blood Center representative Mary Jo Henderson shows off the tee shirt that will be given away at the Community Blood Drive Wednesday, March 20. The drive will b...

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Charge: Attempted Murder

Charge: Attempted Murder

A south Webster Parish woman is behind bars and her estranged husband is recovering after a weekend shooting.

Latrinna Louise McDaniel-Collins, 44, of the 800 block of Mas...

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Shootings prompt shooter seminar

Shootings prompt shooter seminar

Local officials have a new awareness of violence in schools and terrioristic activities. Area law enforcement and school personnel attend a two day training course at the...

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Power Down

Power Down

A one-vehicle accident knocked out power to a portion of Homer Road Tuesday afternoon for a brief time. According to police reports, a 1998 Chevrolet pick-up truck driven...

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