Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 11th

Making History at Press Awards

Making History at Press Awards

I don't write columns much any more. It takes a lot of time, thought and reflection, a subject about which the writer is compassionate – and often a real sense of humor. I leave that to my husband, Pat, who is the real journalist in our family.

This is a subject for which I feel all those things, plus a lot of pride. The newsroom staff of your community newspaper won several awards last weekend at the 2012 Louisiana Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. But the main award – the highest award bestowed on a newsroom is the Editorial Sweepstakes Award. For the first time in the history of the Minden Press-Herald, the newsroom brought that award home.

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Finding Solace Amid Sorrow

Finding Solace Amid Sorrow

Terror has lashed us once again. This time the sorrow emanates from Boston, site of the world-famous 26-mile foot race. As the saying goes, the details are sketchy, but w...

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Session Update: Getting Started!

As in 2012, my office will provide brief recaps of the progress and discussions happening in Baton Rouge during this legislative session. You are encouraged to stay engag...

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Be Aware of Risks of Not Investing

You've no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. And it is certainly...

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Going, Going, Gone

Our annual Weep 'N Wail day (April 15) has come and gone. The tax man has cometh and our hard earned dollars have goneth; and they've goneth into the bottomless waste dum...

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