Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 16th

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Student scores put Webster school district in high-ranking position

Webster Parish (WP) is in the top 16 highest ranking school districts, based on gains in the percentage of students performing at Basic and above on spring testing from 2011 to 2012, according to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE).

While Superintendent Steve Dozier is "extremely pleased" with the three point academic growth that placed WP in the top ranking, he has plans for much more next year.

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State News

Golfers will tee it up for charity

Since its inception in 2004, the Minden Charity Golf Classic has distributed more than $205,000 to 140 families in need. This year's event marks the eighth annual fund-ra...
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Local News

Claiborne gives Sibley police a helping hand

Claiborne gives Sibley police a helping hand

Sibley Police Department was one of five organizations to recently receive a grant from Claiborne Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up program.

The department was gra...

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Local News

BTF seeks funds for lake

BTF seeks funds for lake

Water has returned to Lake Bistineau, weeds have subsided and the lake is seeing recreational use again. However, it was agreed at last Thursday's Bistineau Task Force Me...

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Local News

Totally Free

Totally Free

Reserve deputies volunteer their time

They don't get paid a penny, but reserve deputies willingly volunteer their time to assist the Webster Parish Sheriff's Office (WPSO)...

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Local News

Why do we celebrate?

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day because it was a time set aside to honor the nation's Civil War dead by decorating their graves.

It was first widely ob...

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Law Enforcement

Webster’s Most Wanted: May 28

Webster’s Most Wanted: May 28

Webster's Most Wanted submissions are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Tips from the public concerning Webster's Most Wanted are kept confidential.

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