Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 18th

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System dropping half-day registration

Webster Parish schools are omitting a half-day of school this year and parents may need to mark their calendars.

In the past, school registration happened on the first day of school, which was a half-day.

"However, that day did not count as an instructional day," said Morris Busby, Webster Parish School Board Secondary supervisor. "It was really becoming useless, because that day did not count as an instructional day, we were running buses, which was costing money and repeating instructions and directions to students who didn't show up on the half day."

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Local News

Canine officer busts dealer

Canine officer busts dealer

Minden Police received an anonymous tip Monday that helped them Kash in on a local narcotics dealer.

Peyton Gorham, 18, of the 600 block of Horton Street, was arrested and...

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Local News

Notice causing confusion

A statement in a new public notice required by state law has caused concern and confusion about the reappraisal of property tax rates.

"The notice shall contain a statemen...

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Local News

Economist to talk health care to Lions

Michael Bertaut, an official who has investigated healthcare reform at length, will be the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Minden Lions Club Thursday.

Bertaut is ...

Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: July 18

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of July 9 through July14.

July 9

Dianna Chancellor, 36, of the 100 block of Shirley Drive was arrested on a bench ...

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Harper has new head

Harper has new head

A new face will welcome students at Harper Elementary when school opens for the 2012-2013 school year.

Janene Ashley was named Harper Elementary school's principal at the ...

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Local News

One Seriously Injured

One Seriously Injured

A Minden woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday. According to Troop G State Troopers' reports, at 7:30 p.m., a 2002 KIA Spectra driven by 46-year-ol...

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