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Sep 02nd

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Board strips festival of funding

An annual event which had been designed to help raise funds for the Germantown Commission will no longer be considered a line item in the Webster Parish Tourism Board of Commissioners budget, but can continue to seek funds through an advertising grant.

Commissioners voted 4-0 with three absent Tuesday to remove the Bluegrass Festival grant from the annual budget, a move which would have cost the festival $2,500 in grant money in 2012. No festival grant was shown for 2013.

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UPDATED: Candidates begin qualifying today

UPDATED: Candidates begin qualifying today

First out of the starting gate Wednesday, signing up to run for re-election, are Bossier-Webster District Attorney Schuyler Marvin, left, Minden Police Chief Steve Croppe...

Last Updated ( August 20, 2014 )

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Jury finds DeAndre Moore guilty of domestic abuse battery

Jury finds DeAndre Moore guilty of domestic abuse battery

A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for more than two and a half hours Tuesday before finding DeAndre Moore guilty of domestic abuse battery.

Moore was arrested...

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School board adopts staff policies

School board adopts staff policies

A trio of directives aimed at establishing clear and coherent policies covering employee transfers, interim employee placement and employee discipline were adopted Monday...

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Ronnie Broughton to seek re-election

Ronnie Broughton to seek re-election

Ronnie Broughton has announced his re-election bid as District 8 Webster Parish School Board member.

"My enthusiasm comes from the hope I will be able to help continue the...

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Fate of proposed bed and breakfast to be decided Thursday

Fate of proposed bed and breakfast to be decided Thursday

The fate of a proposed bed and breakfast/entertainment venue at 1114 Broadway will be in the hands of the Minden Planning Commission Thursday.

The five-person zoning board...

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Board agrees to support group for scholarship eligibility

Board agrees to support group for scholarship eligibility

As many as 10 Webster Parish students who previously had not qualified could now be eligible for TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) scholarships following a s...

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