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Jul 22nd

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Reynolds agrees to evaluation bill compromise

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The disciplinary effects of a new statewide teacher evaluation system would be delayed for a year to give schools time to work out kinks in the assessment method, under a proposal backed Wednesday by the House Education Committee.

The evaluation system was pushed three years ago by Gov. Bobby Jindal and backed by lawmakers, slated to start this year. It will grade many public school teachers partly on student test scores, tying at least half of the review to students' improvement on standardized tests.

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Man strikes out with ‘one hitter’

Man strikes out with ‘one hitter’

Police find driver asleep at the wheel

One Minden man was fortunate that his vehicle was sitting still when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Unfortunately for him, when Minden ...

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Adley’s bills benefit vets

Adley’s bills benefit vets

A Constitutional amendment to provide eligibility for disabled veterans and their spouses for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes is awaiting the stamp of approval f...

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Progress being made at new COA site

Progress being made at new COA site


Progress is being made at the Sheppard Street building site of the new Webster Parish Council on Aging facility.

"They have the roughing-in of the plumbing," said Dathene ...

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Smokey Situation

Smokey Situation

District 7 and Minden Fire Department circulate air into a residence on Bearden Road (off Fuller Road) north of Dixie Inn after being dispatched to the location for a fir...

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