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Apr 20th

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No. 7 addresses loss of district

(Editor's Note: Between now and the November 6 election, the Press-Herald will examine each of the nine proposed Constitutional Amendments that will appear on the ballot.)

Due to Louisiana's loss of one Congressional district after the 2010 census, proposed Amendment 7 on the November 6 ballot addresses the composition of six statewide boards and commissions.

"We lost a congressional district in this last reapportionment," state senator Robert Adley said. "So now you have all appointees, and everything that's not in compliance with the current makeup of the congressional districts. This is all a result of the loss of that congressional district."

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BDCC Inmate dies at MMC

BDCC Inmate dies at MMC

The body of a Minden man incarcerated one day at Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center has been sent to Little Rock, Arkansas for autopsy.

Delanio McCorvey, 20, of the 100 bl...

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High school juniors face ACT

Beginning this school year, all Louisiana high school juniors will take the ACT as the exam is incorporated into Louisiana's Department of Education testing program.

"Ever...

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Burn Ban: Lake Bistineau

Burn Ban: Lake Bistineau

The Webster Parish Police Jury and Webster Parish Office of Homeland Security have issued a Burn Ban for the Lake Bistineau Lake Bed effective immediately.

All camp fires,...

Last Updated ( October 15, 2012 )

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A Total Loss

A Total Loss

Sibley residence goes up in flames

A single-wide mobile home at 309 Horseshoe Loop is a large pile of rubble and ashes following a fire that required the aid of three depa...

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Lost driver draws fire

Lost driver draws fire

A local man was arrested by Minden police Sunday when he fired shots at another man who was turning around in his driveway, striking the resident's vehicle in the process...

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Celebrating 70

Celebrating 70

Retired Judge Graydon Kitchens points out the physical differences between his current self and the one who served as Chamber of Commerce chairman in 1972.

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