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Sep 18th

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Benefits threatened

State law leaves vets lacking benefits

State law restrictions, combined with federal appeal requirements, may have left some potentially deserving Louisiana National Guard (LANG) veterans ineligible for a $100,000 disability benefit.

Initial legislation providing death and disability benefits for LANG veterans activated after Sept. 11, 2001 went into effect four years ago. Act 406 of the 2011 Regular Session fixed some problems with death benefits and went into effect July 5.

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Festival contestants in a pickle

Dill pickles, sweet pickles or bread and butter pickles – as long as they are homemade cucumber pickles they are wanted for the Pickle Contest, a new addition to Minden's...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: October 31 thru November 6

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of October 31 through November 6.

October 31

Kenneth Carer, 48, of the 300 block of Gilbert Street, was arrested f...

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Two arrested by DCFS on fraud charges

A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrest of two Webster Parish women, in addition to individuals in Caddo an...
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Officers up to advance

Promotions on council agenda today

If members of the Minden City Council agree with police chief Steve Cropper, five of his officers will be promoted Monday during the Nov...

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Man busted on 2 drug warrants

Man busted on 2 drug warrants

A Minden man is being held at Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center under a $70,000 bond after his arrest on two outstanding drug-related warrants.

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School board meets today

The Webster Parish School Board will meet at 6 p.m. today in the Educational Services Center on Sheppard Street.

Among others, some items on the agenda include:

Extended in...

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