Minden Press-Herald

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Oct 01st

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Tropical Storm Lee resumes slow march northward

JEAN LAFITTE, La. (AP) -- Bands of heavy rain and strong wind gusts from Tropical Storm Lee knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday and prompted evacuations in bayou towns like Jean Lafitte, where water was lapping at the front doors of some homes.

The sluggish storm stalled just offshore for several hours before resuming its slow march northward late in the afternoon. Landfall was expected later in the day, and the storm threatened to dump more than a foot of rain across the Gulf Coast and into the Southeast in coming days. No injuries were reported, but there were scattered instances of water entering low-lying homes and businesses in Louisiana.

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Local EMS adds new aircraft

Local EMS adds new aircraft

The call comes in that a loved one needs an aneurysm removed immediately. What if the local hospital, though well equipped and staffed, is not prepared for this type of s...

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One arrested for stealing from employer

One arrested for stealing from employer

A Shreveport woman, who allegedly stole money from a local cable company, has been arrested by Minden Police.

Kayla Riddle, 23, of the 1500 block of Herndon Avenue, was ch...

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Bonsall to run for re-election

Fall election scheduled for October 22; Early voting October 8 through 15

For the past six years, Jim Bonsall has served as District 6 police juror for Webster Parish.

"I w...

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Stolen truck in hit-and-run found in Minden

Stolen truck in hit-and-run found in Minden

A stolen truck connected to a hit-and-run crash in Shreveport that left a two-year-old boy suffering minor injuries, has been found in Minden, and a local man has been ar...

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Roadshow in town through Saturday

The Ohio Valley Refinery & Roadshow is in Minden through Saturday in search of rare and unique collectibles.

Collectors have set aside $300,000 to be distributed to Mi...

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Police presence required at Phillips Middle School

Police presence required at Phillips Middle School

Phillips Middle School staff typically monitors student behavior, which may be why police presence is needed at the school to ensure parents follow the rules.

"I understan...

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