Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 24th

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Voters OK exemption extension

A Webster Parish Police Jury (WPPJ) special election deciding the Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Proposition ended favorably Saturday.

Webster Parish voters said yes, 6,041 (78.18 percent) to 1,686 (21.82 percent).

Louisiana Act 1049, passed on Nov. 2, 2010, potentially doubles the current homestead exemption for an eligible disabled veteran or their spouse. Each parish is required to hold an election for taxpayers to decide if they approve the increased exemption.

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City tax renewal renewed

City tax renewal renewed

Minden voters came through almost two to one in favor of a tax renewal benefiting the downtown district.

Unofficial results show 1,637 or 64.91 percent in favor of renewin...

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District 5 jury seat in run-off

Three challenged incumbent jurors will keep their seats on the Webster Parish Police Jury, while a fourth did not make the runoff.

District 5 incumbent C. C. “Cat” Cox&nbs...

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Sheriff slides back into office

Sheriff slides back into office

Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton had no problem keeping his badge in Saturday’s election.

Unofficial returns show the two-term incumbent beat his opponent, Alton Hortman...

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Reynolds, de Pingre’ in runoff

Reynolds, de Pingre’ in runoff

And then there were two.

Democrat Gene Reynolds and Republican Jerri Ray de Pingre’ are headed for a runoff for District 10 state Representative in the November 19 general...

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Election Results

Election Results

Webster Sheriff

Gary Sexton       7,966     91%

Al Hortman           813 &nbs...

Last Updated ( October 23, 2011 )

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Pistol fished out of Turner’s Pond

Pistol fished out of Turner’s Pond

Receding waters in Turner's Pond exposed more than dirt on Wednesday, when a small caliber automatic handgun was found by a child in an area that would normally be under ...

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