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The many faces of pollution

The many faces of pollution

Pollution is a serious concern in the modern industrialized world. However, industry is not its only source. According to Trailblazer Rural Development Institute Biologist Olivia Ward, it can be something as simple as a plastic wrapper thrown on the side of the road.

"We all live in a watershed; an area of land that drains to a single body of water such as a stream, lake, wetland or underground aquifer," Ward said. "When it rains, runoff drains into the water potentially carrying harmful pollutants from the land."

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And the lights went out all over the town

And the lights went  out all over the town

All City of Minden utility customers were without power for a little more than three hours Tuesday after a tractor-trailer rig took out a 115,000-volt transmission line o...

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Family fight ends in arrest

Family fight ends in arrestA late night fight between a husband and wife landed 34-year-old Brian Keith McCoy in jail on aggravated second degree battery charges, resisting an officer and felony do...
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Delinquent taxes won’t hunt

Louisiana is a sportsman's paradise, it says so on the license plates. Hunting and fishing are an integral part of that paradise. However, Louisiana taxpayers who don't w...
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COA Health Fair is good deal

The Thirteenth Annual Health Fair for senior citizens will be Friday, October 14, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Minden Civic Center.

The Webster Parish Council on Aging ...

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