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Shifts shape stats

Shifts shape stats

Chief says shift change makes a difference

When Steve Cropper took the reins as Minden Police Chief, one of the first changes he implemented was a 12-hour work shift for officers.

One year later, Cropper attributes a large portion of the success his department enjoys to that decision.

"I feel like the more visibility by having more officers out on the streets per shift helped a lot – especially with the night time break-ins," Cropper said. "It's deterred a lot of it."

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King’s legacy celebrates 25 years locally

Sandra Samuel

sandra@press-herald.com

This year will mark Minden's 25th annual observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"We want this milestone celeb...

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Tickets available for annual chamber event

The annual Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce membership banquet will be held on Tuesday, January 24.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. and be held in the Minden Civic ...

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Miss Minden 2012 ... Who will she be?

Miss Minden 2012 ... Who will she be?

Haley Smith

Haley Nicole Smith is the 17-year-old daughter of Catharine Weaver of Dubberly.

She is a senior at Lakeside High School and plans on attending the University of...

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Deputy charged

WPSO lieutenant arrested for DWI

It's a misdemeanor offense, but Webster Parish Sheriff's Lt. Shawn Baker will have to "pay for his actions, just like anybody else," said ...

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Quarles is Mayor Pro Tem for 2012

District C Councilwoman Magaline Quarles will serve in 2012 as the City of Minden's Mayor Pro Tempore. In this position, she will be allowed to make top decisions if Mayo...

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Cox family brings country to town at Town & Country

Cox family brings country to town at Town & Country

Town & Country Health and Rehab (T&C) residents got a special treat from one of their own for Christmas. Grammy Award winners Cox Family performed for residents, ...

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