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Mylar balloon caused afternoon power outage in Minden

Mylar balloon caused afternoon power outage in Minden

Rite Aid employee Lynn Evans was driving down Homer Road on her way back to work after lunch Wednesday when she saw a mylar balloon as it sailed across Homer Road and into a main electrical line, taking out power to almost the entire city.

“There was this huge fireball and then BOOM!” Evans said. “And the red light went out … just that fast, the lights went out.”

Last Updated ( July 02, 2014 )

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Officials hope to improve Webster railroad crossings

Officials hope to improve Webster railroad crossings
Two railroad crossings have been the topic of discussion by Webster police jurors many times in at least the past 10 years.
 
Walter Lyons Road and Dorcheat Road cross...

Last Updated ( July 02, 2014 )

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Playing safely with fireworks

Playing safely with fireworks

Some fireworks patrons will have the chance to see before they buy as JAR Fireworks Stands have videos of the most popular multi-grain cakes exploding in the night sky.

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Pushy suspect lands in jail

Pushy suspect lands in jail

A Bienville Parish man is behind bars at Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center on multiple charges after reportedly getting pushy with a Webster Parish deputy.

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Webster school board approves 2014-15 budget

Webster school board approves 2014-15 budget

Webster Parish School Board members unanimously approved the school system's $66.7 million operating fund budget Monday, but system finance director Crevonne Odom reminde...

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