Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 17th

Echoes of Our Past

Life - Echoes of Our Past

History of the Main Street Bricks

One of the most recognizable landmarks of downtown Minden is Main Street with its bricks.

We often like to mention Minden's brick streets, but as was recently pointed out to me by a relative newcomer, we now only have a single brick street.

The bricks were, of course, removed from Broadway (or Back Street) during the 1970s so the plural usage is now incorrect.

Last Updated ( July 09, 2011 )

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Courage through Tragedies in 1933

As the Minden area begins the month of July on the verge of drought, I was reminded of a topic I have written on many times, the series of disasters that befell Minden du...

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Out-of-date words

From time to time my son hears from Billy Reynolds, a Minden boy (man), who now lives in Thailand with his family. He reads the Minden Press Herald on the Internet and al...

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

Minden from the Picayune

This week's Echo will in some ways be a hybrid of the last two published Echoes.

Two weeks ago I published some descriptions of Minden written by visiting journalists. Las...

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Life - Echoes of Our Past

1880’s crime from new news sources

For many years, most of us who research Northwest Louisiana and Webster Parish history have relied on this quote from Biographical and Historic Memoirs of Northwest Louis...

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