Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 24th

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Taking out the Feds

Minden businessman John Madden has asked the Webster Parish School Board to look into obtaining unitary status – a move that would mean the system could operate without Federal Court oversight. It was a request also made by Superintendent Steve Dozier during the May 14 WPSB meeting.

"I would like to see y'all change something or at least talk about changing things to move to unitary status and move our school system in the right direction," Madden said during Monday night's meeting. "I don't want to make any one uncomfortable; I know it is a pretentious issue when we talk about black and white issues. I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, but I do want to address the situation."

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DOE feeds food plans

Louisiana Department of Education – Division of Nutritional Support is gearing up to administer two food service programs to provide nutritious and affordable meals for c...

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Fuller Center head begins retirement build

Fuller Center head begins retirement build

At the 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Minden, one voice stood out among the hundreds. Of course, Charlie Park has an unfair advantage because that deep voice tempere...

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Woman dies in wreck

Woman dies in wreck

A Wednesday morning accident in Webster Parish has claimed the life of a Shreveport woman.

Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated the one-vehicle crash on La. Hwy. 16...

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Man arrested for trying to choke spouse

Man arrested for trying to choke spouse

An evening out ended on a bad note for a husband and wife who had a disagreement after returning home.

Kenneth Casey, 27, of the 300 block of Gum Street, is charged with f...

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How much is that doggie in the window?

How much is that  doggie in the window?

How much is that doggie in the window?

Selling dogs or cats may make money for some, but do it in the wrong place and it can cost, too.

A recently-passed state law (R....

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Brake for the car show

Show and Shine registration under way

Registration for Show and Shine Car and Bike Show is pulling up fast, with a deadline of August 31.

The show, sponsored by the Vintage...

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