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Aug 30th

Josh Beavers

Opinion - Josh Beavers

Note to a Reader and Remembering Pearl Harbor

Note to a Reader and Remembering Pearl Harbor

In an earlier edition of the Press-Herald, a submitted feature article referred to one of our readers as a "black lady." Her race had no bearing on the article and should not have been included. Our articles, both created by our news team and those submitted, generally only refer to someone's race if skin color has bearing on the story.

This was brought to my attention via an email from this lady's daughter. I could have handled the email better, becoming defensive rather than extending a proper apology that one of our articles was offensive to a long-time subscriber. Since then, I have conversed with our subscriber and spoken to her daughter. I see the error I made, and I am regretful for making it.

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Opinion - Josh Beavers

Christmas Before Thanksgiving? Sorry, but Our Kids Must Help Santa

Christmas Before Thanksgiving? Sorry, but Our Kids Must Help Santa

Sports Editor Gregg Parks is a man with few annoyances. He's a gregarious sort. Always smiling and always giving other folks a gentle ribbing.

He's got problems like all o...

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Opinion - Josh Beavers

Juanita Agan’s Cameos Returning to Press-Herald

Juanita Agan’s Cameos Returning to Press-Herald

For more than 15 years, Juanita Agan touched the hearts of Minden Press-Herald readers with her weekly Cameos column. The perspectives spoke of faith and they spoke of fa...

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Opinion - Josh Beavers

Tommy Davis Would Get My Vote

Tommy Davis  Would Get My Vote

I live just outside the Minden city limits, so voting for mayor this Saturday isn't an option for me. I hate that; I really do because Saturday's election is perhaps one ...

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Opinion - Josh Beavers

What We Are and What We Are Not

What We Are and What We Are Not

It's National Newspaper Week. And in regard to the 73rd annual commemoration, I want to tell you something about the people who work at the Minden Press-Herald.

Eighteen i...

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