While all governmental buildings locally will be closed for "Black Friday," most banks will observe at least a partial day's work schedule.
Patrons of Richland State Bank will want to do their banking today, as the local business will be closed Thursday and Friday. The drive-through will be open from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday.
Observing shorter hours Friday are Gibsland Bank & Trust – 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Citizens National Bank – 9 a.m. until noon.
Regions Bank, Capital One and MBL Bank will observe regular banking hours Friday.
While the local branch of the U.S. Post Office will be closed Thursday, it will be open for regular hours Friday and mail delivery will resume.
Minden City Hall, Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce, Webster Parish Courthouse and Webster Parish School Board Central Office will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Thursday trash pick-up will take place Friday and Friday's pick-up on Saturday.