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Lake Bistineau salvinia levels call for drawdown

Lake Bistineau salvinia levels call for drawdown

 

More than 2,000 acres of Lake Bistineau are currently covered by the ever-invasive aquatic weed giant salvina.

As biologists with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are predicting the weed to continuously multiply atop the waters of the 17,000-acre lake throughout the remainder of the summer, the dam gates of the lake will open next month.

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Shackled inmate attempts to run out of court

Shackled inmate attempts to run out of court

An Arkansas man who went to district court Monday as a fugitive didn't take long to become a fugitive again, but his second attempt to remain free lasted less than half a...

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Minden shoplifting call results in drug arrest

Minden shoplifting call results in drug arrest

What began as a shoplifting call at Stage department store ended in a drug arrest when a number of prescription drugs were found in the possession of a Benton woman.

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Man arrested after leading police on chase

Man arrested after leading police on chase

A traffic stop early Friday morning ended in a chase, of sorts, when a local man unsuccessfully attempted to give a Minden police officer the runaround.

MPD Officer Chris ...

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Fourth-generation Veitch takes over family business

Fourth-generation Veitch takes over family business

There's been a change at one of Minden's oldest family-owned businesses, but this change only continues a tradition that began 60 years ago.

Jason Veitch has taken over th...

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