Minden Press-Herald

Thursday
Apr 24th

News

Local News

Legislative session reaches midway point

Legislative session reaches midway point

BATON ROUGE — Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session. Tougher restrictions on the payday lending industry and efforts to lessen marijuana penalties are on life support. And none of the major budget decisions have been settled.

The three-month legislative session has reached its halfway point with much of the controversy still ahead, as lawmakers took a long Easter break before settling in for the second-half stretch. Their work must end by June 2.

Read more...
 
Local News

Historic Highway 80 Sale

Historic Highway 80 Sale

Jonathon and Carla Downs man the street outside Minden Antiques Saturday morning during the Historic Highway 80 Sale. Downs of Carla Downs Photography had prints of her w...

Local News

Judge Jeff Cox honored by SULC

Judge Jeff Cox honored by SULC

The Honorable Jeff Cox, judge of the 26th Judicial District Court, serving Bossier and Webster parishes, was honored by the Southern University Law Center during its Annu...

Read more...
Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: April 14-15

The following arrests were made by local law enforcement April 14 and 15.

Timothy Wade Jones, 49, 1300 block of Bistineau Line Road, Heflin, improper language.

Read more...
Local News

Man arrested for tool theft

Man arrested for tool theft

If a workman is often known by the tools of his trade, a thief can also be recognized by the tools he sells.

Frederick Kendrail Kelly, 28, a resident of Pine Hills Trailer...

Read more...
Page 4 of 844

Advertisment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Facebook

Who's Online

We have 1042 guests and 2 members online