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Oct 02nd

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Local school cuts loom

Superintendent must cut $3 million from 2012-2013 budget

Steve Dozier, Webster Parish School Superintendent, has been given the daunting task of cutting $3 million in order to reduce the 2012-2013 budget.

Approximately 80 to 90 percent of the general fund is used to pay salaries and benefits, so for the past month Dozier and Webster Parish School Board (WPSB) supervisors have been looking at every avenue available to make cuts with the least amount of casualties as possible.

"I met with each supervisor in each department and we looked at everything, item, by item, by item," Dozier said.

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Arrests all in the family

Arrests all in the family

Woman, sons charged with drug distribution

An ongoing narcotics investigation by Minden Police culminated with the arrests of a woman and her two sons on drug distribution...

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Mardi Gras is here!

Continuing a 15-year tradition with a decidedly-German twist, Mardi Gras will come to town Saturday disguised as Minden Fasching Karneval and Parade.

Pattie Odom, Downtown...

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Jewelry thief in the clink

Jewelry thief in the clink

A Doyline woman who is already in jail on prescription drug fraud charges is now facing two counts of felony theft for stealing jewelry from her employer.

The new charges ...

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Former Mindenite wins $10K

Former Mindenite wins $10K

Like most of us, Christy Desisto is still recovering from the holidays.

As her good fortune would have it, she is a stickler for finishing what she starts, making her fina...

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