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Apr 19th

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West Nile cases total 145

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed 53 new human cases of West Nile virus and three new deaths as of August 25, joining a significant nation-wide jump.

"West Nile has been present in Louisiana every year since 2002, and if you can be bitten by a mosquito, you can get this disease," DHH Office of Public Health Assistant Secretary J.T. Lane said. "But, this is an easy illness to avoid – if you know you'll be outside, take a few minutes to apply repellant.

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Holiday Closures

Local banks and their branches will be closed in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 3. They are Gibsland Bank (including Walmart branch), Regions Bank, Richland St...

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Taking out the Feds

Minden businessman John Madden has asked the Webster Parish School Board to look into obtaining unitary status – a move that would mean the system could operate without F...

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DOE feeds food plans

Louisiana Department of Education – Division of Nutritional Support is gearing up to administer two food service programs to provide nutritious and affordable meals for c...

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Fuller Center head begins retirement build

Fuller Center head begins retirement build

At the 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Minden, one voice stood out among the hundreds. Of course, Charlie Park has an unfair advantage because that deep voice tempere...

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Woman dies in wreck

Woman dies in wreck

A Wednesday morning accident in Webster Parish has claimed the life of a Shreveport woman.

Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated the one-vehicle crash on La. Hwy. 16...

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Man arrested for trying to choke spouse

Man arrested for trying to choke spouse

An evening out ended on a bad note for a husband and wife who had a disagreement after returning home.

Kenneth Casey, 27, of the 300 block of Gum Street, is charged with f...

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