Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 18th

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School News

Students grow, eat and enjoy vegetables

Students grow, eat and enjoy vegetables

Megan Speer's second grade class at Central Elementary experienced first- hand what it means to eat fresh vegetables that were grown in their school garden. As part of the "Eat Well Live Local" grant provided by the LSU Ag Center, the class participated in a hands on garden project, located right outside their classroom.

The innovative grant was a one- time funding for extension agents in the Northwest Region to teach nutrition and gardening to various audiences. Joan Almond, LSU Ag Center agent, and LaDonna Chreene, nutrition educator, both worked with the class. First year teacher, Megan Speer, agreed to allow her class the opportunity to "learn by doing"... the 4-H club motto.

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Community News

Annual NAACP banquet held

Annual NAACP banquet held

The Minden chapter of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) held its annual banquet last week at Minden Civic Center.

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School News

North Webster Lower Elementary School announces honor roll

North Webster Lower Elementary School has announced the following students have made the honor roll:

B Honor Roll

Kindergarten
Hunter Mark Antley, Katie Michelle Cox,

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Engagements and Weddings

Brown - Fusiler to Unite in Marriage

Brown - Fusiler to Unite in Marriage

Caroline Nealy Brown and Jacob Brice Fusilier of Baton Rouge are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Caroline is the daughter of Gary Lamar and Mel...

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Nancy's Kitchen

Nancy’s Kitchen: Pecan Toffee Bars

Nancy’s Kitchen: Pecan Toffee Bars

This week's recipe is in memory of my dear husband, Leland (Mac) Connally McWhorter whom passed away September 1, 2012.

This month (May 23) he would have celebrated his 90...

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School News

Washington Accepted to Southern University Law Center

Washington Accepted to Southern University Law Center

Victoria Washington has been accepted to Southern University Law Center for the fall 2013 semester.

Washington graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport with...

School News

Pre-K puts on performance

Pre-K puts on performance

Webster PreK performed an ‘Eric Carle Extravaganza’ as their end-of-the-year program. Eight classes performed seven of Eric Carle books, and students created and displaye...

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