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Sep 02nd

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Two arrested on multiple drug charges

Two arrested on multiple drug charges

SPRINGHILL — Two north Webster Parish men are facing a variety of drug-related charges as the result of an undercover operation successfully conducted by members of the North Webster Narcotic Task Force, a collection of agents from the Springhill Police Department and parish Sheriff's Office.

"Task force agents had set up surveillance on an Elmwood Street residence where we had purchased methamphetamine during our undercover operation," Springhill Chief of Police Will Lynd said. "We saw our suspect get into a pickup and served a warrant on him. We also obtained permission to search the vehicle in which he was a passenger."

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: August 18-24

City and parish law enforcement officers made the following arrests during the period August 18 through August 24.

James H. Carrell, 46, of the 600 block of Buddy Brown Ro...

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State News

Judge hears request to block abortion law

BATON ROUGE — An abortion rights organization wants a federal judge to block enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law while its lawsuit to overturn the law makes its w...

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Local News

Shooting marks Webster's first homicide

Shooting marks Webster's first homicide

Webster Parish investigators are looking into the parish's first reported homicide of 2014 after the discovery of a man's body in a wooded area off Walter Lyons Road.

Sher...

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Local News

Elected officials not among raise recipients

Elected officials not among raise recipients

In response to word on the streets that salary and benefit raises are in the works for Minden's mayor, city council and police chief, Mayor Tommy Davis confirmed Monday t...

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Local News

Rate, fee hikes in city’s future

Rate, fee hikes in city’s future

The city's proposed $30.3 million budget, which is available at Minden City Hall for public viewing, is "tight," the mayor said, and with revenues for the city "flat," fe...

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Local News

Three accused of creating meth lab

Three accused of creating meth lab

SPRINGHILL — A Bossier Parish trio's trip to the pharmacy of a north Webster discount store took a detour earlier this week when narcotics investigators put a kink in wha...

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