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Oct 01st

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Explo faced scrutiny before local scare

The explosives recycling company that caused the evacuation of a Louisiana town has come under scrutiny for explosions and its handling of dangerous materials before, and it was so far behind on its rent that the Louisiana National Guard refused to lease it more space.

Explo Systems Inc. was cited for safety violations by the federal government in 2007 for its use of old Army explosives in mining operations in West Virginia, where a blast with "outdated deteriorated military ordnance" injured one worker and exposed others to toxins.

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Police Blotter: December 2 - 9

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of December 5 through December 9.

December 5

Eric Smith, 19, of the 200 block of Camp Street, was arrested for dis...

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Local mayoral recall back on

Voters will head to the polls in a special election this spring to determine if Judy Tillman, Mayor of the Village of Heflin should be recalled.

A proclamation from Govern...

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Jury eyeing 80-20 split on employee insurance plans

The Webster Police Jury is examining options regarding its insurance policies and the portion parish employees must pay toward monthly premiums.

Jurors have asked for a me...

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Firefighters honored

Firefighters honored

During Minden Fire Department's annual dinner Monday, Minden Fire Chief Kip Mourad (left) awarded Benny Gray for his time spent in service. Gray thanked Mourad, the depar...

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‘Legend’ comes to MHS

School’s theater class undertakes ambitious production

The local community is in store for a real treat this week thanks to the Minden High theater program.

Minden High stu...

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Goodwill asking for aid

It's a time for giving and receiving. So why not give and help people receive a priceless gift?

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is accepting tax deductible donation...

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