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Jul 30th

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Not dreaming of a brown Christmas?

Not dreaming of a  brown Christmas?

Drought damages Christmas tree crops

Drought isn't the first word that comes to mind at Christmas time, unless a live tree is in the plans. Old Beck House Tree Farm and Gift Shop (Beck) on Beck Curve Road saw a definite effect by the drought on their youngest trees.

"We use a drip system so they have water year round," Beck co-owner Wayne Perryman said. "The problem is when it's 100 degrees outside, the water just ends up making 100-degree mud."

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Runner gets jail on drug charges

Runner gets jail on drug chargesShowing up where he wasn't welcome has netted a Minden man jail time on drug charges.

Laquarius Martin, 27, of the 800 block of Fincher Road, was arrested Monday afternoon...

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Fire District 5 rates go down

Residential and commercial property owners in the Sarepta area can expect a drop in their fire insurance rates thanks to the efforts of their fire district.

The Louisiana ...

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HRD contest kicks off holiday events

Judges will be touring the Historical Residential District (HRD) tonight to choose the winners of the HRD Lighting Contest.

In efforts to prepare Minden for its part in th...

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Man charged in homicide

Man charged in homicideA roll of the dice may have been the deciding factor in the death of one Minden man and imprisonment of another.

In the first homicide in more than a year, 29-year-old Lav...

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Vintage Flyer

Vintage Flyer

B-17 on display at Shreveport Downtown Airport

In efforts to bring a living link of aviation's World War II history to the public and salute America's veterans the B-17 Fl...

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You better watch out (for criminals)

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, the Christmas shopping season has begun in earnest. Minden Press-Herald has compiled a list of tips from numerous Inte...
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