Minden Press-Herald

Friday
Aug 01st

Life

Rationing during the Depression

I had saved enough money to go to Shreveport and find me some shoes for both work and dress and had made arrangements to take Monday off from work and ride to Shreveport with Mrs. Leon Adkins, my boss' wife.

That Sunday night shoes were "frozen" and you had to give up a stamp from your ration book for one pair of shoes. I think that was for a year.

We drove over and she carried me to Phelps where I had been fitted since I was a little girl.

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Chamber holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Martin Tree Service

Chamber holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Martin Tree Service

Martin Tree Service hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Thursday, May 19 at the Springhill-North Webster Chamber of Commerce office. Jessie Martin is the owner/operator of t...

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Cajun Crawfish Cornread for the Mudbug lovers

Mac had his 88th birthday May 23rd. For his birthday, his sister, Ava, treated us to dinner at the “Crawfish Hole” in Dixie Inn.  This was a rare occasion and treat ...

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Exam determines Superintendent

In last week's Echo of Our Past, we set the stage for a unique election in the history of Webster Parish, the election of Tuesday, September 1, 1908, when for the only ti...

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Deadline nears for Summer Art Camp at the Farm

Deadline nears for Summer Art Camp at the Farm

A few spots remain open for Earth Camp at The Farm.

The week long camp for kids that focuses on creating works of art out of natural material and recycled objects still ha...

Last Updated ( May 26, 2011 )

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