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Sep 19th

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Tartan Festival comes up short

Tartan Festival comes up short

Commission denies grant due to alleged noncompliance

Despite a funding shortage of $5,000, the Scottish Tartan Festival committee says the event is still set for Saturday, April 6 in Minden.

"This a great festival – the only one like it in Louisiana," Scottish Society President Mike Peatree said. "A lot of people are not aware that this area has a lot of Irish and Scottish ancestry. Celebrating that, and remembering that history is something that is important to the clans, or families, and also to people who are interested in history or other cultures."

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Mother jailed on abuse charges

Mother jailed on abuse charges

A mother is in trouble with law enforcement and Child Protective Services for allegedly inflicting bruises on her two-year-old child during a weekend visit.

Rebecca Strain...

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Drug dealer washed up for now

Drug dealer washed up for now

Stopping at a local car wash to spruce up his vehicle was a bad move for a Minden man wanted for dealing drugs.

Jackyle Rogers, 25, of the 800 block of Fincher Road, was a...

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Shongaloo dealer stays behind bars

Shongaloo dealer stays behind bars

Agents with the North Webster Drug Task Force have made sure a drug dealer from Shongaloo will be in jail for a while longer.

Det. Ronald Wedgeworth with the Springhill Po...

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Civil Suits

The following civil suits were filed in the Webster Parish Clerk of Court's office during January.

Ivan Smith Furniture Co. Inc. vs. Krystal D. Chipps, Krytal Chipps McGlo...

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26th Judicial District Court Jury Duty

The following names have been selected for jury duty the week of February 25.

Adams, Darlene Lee

Allums, Queen Ester

Applegate, Elizabeth Ann

Austin, Solen Michael

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Passing the Gavel

Passing the Gavel

Outgoing Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce board chair Sarah Haynes passes her gavel to 2013 chamber board Chairman Dan Gibson during a Chamber planning session la...

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