Minden Press-Herald

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Apr 17th

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Board districts up to judge

Webster Parish's district lines have been redrawn and will be sent to a federal judge for approval before becoming effective.

"We are in the process of submitting it (plan) now," demographer Doug Mitchell said. "Once it is submitted, it takes 60 days to be reviewed by the Justice Department."

If approved, the plan will be in effect for the qualifying deadline of October 22 and for elections on November 19.

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Doerge rejects hand-held ban

On June 10, the state House of Representatives rejected a bill that would have prohibited all drivers in Louisiana from using handheld cell phones while driving.

State Rep...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: June 6-12

The following arrests were made by Minden Police during the week of June 6 through 12.

June 6

James Bell Jr., 19, of the 16,000 block of Hwy. 80, was arrested for possessio...

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Local News

Athens teen dead

Athens teen dead

Driver was not wearing safety belt at time of crash

An 18-year-old Athens woman died Sunday evening when the vehicle she was driving struck a tree.

Louisiana State Police T...

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Local News

Father, daughter, stumble into jail

Father, daughter, stumble into jail

Family members of a 13-month-old baby have been jailed on drug charges after a concerned citizen called Webster Parish authorities to report the pair "stumbling around" t...

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Local News

Youth dies in crash

Youth dies in crash

A Cotton Valley teen died Saturday after the church van in which he was riding experienced a blown out tire, causing it to roll over.

DPS Trooper Glenn Davenport says the ...

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Temp buildings prove costly

Meeting the wishes of Doyline citizens, the Webster Parish School Board is creating a K-12 school complex in the town that will cost approximately $210,000 for purchase a...
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