Minden Press-Herald

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Aug 20th

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Cameos of Minden

Excuses, Excuses

Excuses, Excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying, "Will God require day labor, light denied?"

Of course, I am referring to failing eyesight in these 81 year old eyes. And then I have difficulty walking, and embarrassed by the way I do the "Teaberry Shuffle" when I walk. And then there is the excuse that I am a widow and except for my children I am all alone. Or perhaps I refer to my bad health, or a feeling of inadequacy because of a lack of a college education.

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Cameos of Minden

Remembering Substitutions

Remembering Substitutions

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depressi...

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Cameos of Minden

‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

In the old (1910) High School Building (it was located on the site of the present Minden High School Building) that also housed the elementary grades, the bathrooms were ...

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Community News

Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Preston Ponder received a $20,000 scholarship from the National Youth Foundation at the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe Program Gala in New Orleans June 28.

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Community News

Local woman honored

Local woman honored

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS-HERALD

Noella Broussard Bostick, second born of the seven sisters of the Philogene-Josephine Broussard Family was given honors by her sisters an...

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Community News

The United Christian Home is in need of the following

Food
canned spinach or greens, oatmeal, pasta sauce, sugar (1 lb. bags/boxes)

Household Items
bar soap, fans, sheets (queen and king), towels

Clothing
boys’, girls’ and wo...

Community News

Around Town

Thursday, July 10

Faith Baptist Church will hold their revival at 7 p.m. nightly until Saturday, June 12. Speaker shall be Brother Lane Garner. Special music nightly.

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