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QSCB loans will stimulate improvements

The first of two $3 million loans is on its way to being spent by the Webster Parish School Board. The loans are Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCB), which are part of a federal stimulus package that began in 2009.

"School boards can use the loan to fund capital improvement projects at little or no cost," New Orleans bond attorney Grant Schleuter said. "You can use it for any capital project, equipment and so forth, except for two things — you can't buy land that you aren't going to build a school on and you can't buy stand-alone equipment."

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A Blessing

Large contribution made during special ceremony

More than 100 people turned out for the Ground Blessing ceremony at Legacy Acres Subdivision – the site of the 3rd Annual M...

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Water bill dies at state level

Water bill dies at state level

House Bill 321 is effectively dead in the water after the last legislative session, and local authorities are left disappointed.

"I'm real disappointed by what I saw down ...

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City council to vote on millage

Members of the Minden City Council will be voting today on an ordinance to levy a tax millage of 5.83 on all taxable property inside the corporate city limits.

The council...

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Law Enforcement

Webster’s Most Wanted: August 1

Webster’s Most Wanted: August 1

These individuals are wanted by local law enforcement agencies for various infractions of the law. If you know the location of any of those featured in Webster's Most Wan...

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Who will qualify for Superintendent?

The Webster Parish School Board should know by the end of today exactly how many candidates will qualify for interviews.

The Superintendent Search Committee met last night...

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Stroller roams off to prison

Stroller roams off to prisonTaking an evening stroll down the middle of the street has netted one Minden resident a stay in jail on more serious charges.

James Ray Jackson, 34, of the 800 block of Si...

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