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Fleur Deli's burger named best in parish
The Fleur Deli, located inside Bon Temps convenience store on Sibley Road, has the best burger in Webster Parish.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Email ideas for this column to email@example.com MINDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in March ordered the U.S. Department of the Army to dispose of 15 million pounds of abandoned explosives and propellant stored on the grounds of Camp Minden in Webster Parish.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Minden businesses line up for Highway 80 Sale
Minden Main Street and Minden Highway 80 Alliance have teamed up to participate Friday and Saturday in the Highway 80 Sale designed to promote and increase tourism and traffic along the historic highway, which was the first coast-to-coast, all-weather highway in America.
Town obtains water license
Okotoks residents can drink up knowing their community now has enough water to support a population of more than 30,000 people.
Unhappy with street work, Paris City Council delays final payment to contractor
With a Louisiana company already three months overdue on a water line replacement project, the Paris City Council has decided to make the company wait another two weeks before getting the last of its money.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Reynolds defends vote on Common Core house bill
State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, says he is receiving a lot of local flak over his vote on a now-defunct bill that should've addressed Common Core - " but didn't.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Traffic stop leads to meth bust
A malfunctioning piece of equipment on a pickup truck has led to a narcotics bust for Minden police officers and a trip to the lockup for a local man.
Council's support moves group closer to construction dream
Pastor Royal Scott and Creighton Hill Community Development Corporation, Inc. , are beginning to see the fruits of their labors as they seek support to make affordable housing available to all who would make their homes in Minden.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
One arrested for theft of car
A Minden man who was asked to move his friend's vehicle, is in trouble with the law and the friend after he allegedly failed to bring the vehicle back.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Minden residents voice concerns regarding high electric bills
Some Minden residents are hoping they will get relief from high electric bills as city officials agreed to investigate levelized billing after an outcry during Monday's council meeting.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Minden teen survives rollover crash
Kaerington Wilson has a story to tell and more to do with his life, says the young lady who witnessed an accident Sunday that could have killed the Minden High School senior but instead left him with bumps, bruises and a broken arm.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Common Core bills defeated in committee
Two bills addressing Common Core and the testing procedures that go along with it never made it out of committee Wednesday.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
32nd Street traffic lights a town priority
Okotoks motorists could see two additional traffic lights on one of the town's busiest roads as soon as this year.
Bill would allow hog hunts year-round, night and day
Marvin Garrett of Minden has been hunting wild hogs for 20 years. Back in 1994, he was hunting for sport but now it's a lot more for helping farmers and hunters of other game.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
One pleads guilty to manslaughter
A Minden man faces 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a man to death last summer.
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
A Minden police officer who reportedly observed a small child standing unrestrained in the rear seat of a moving vehicle parlayed the traffic stop into an arrest which includes drug charges.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Taco Bell launches breakfast menu
The Crunchwrap - " with the option of bacon or steak - " is one of the popular items on Taco Bell's new breakfast menu.
Minden residents voice electric bill concerns at Town Hall meeting
Rashida Myles has watched her electric bill increase by $350 over the past four months.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
New ordinance cannot impact existing mobile homes in Minden
Minden's new ordinance governing mobile homes and manufactured buildings has accomplished one goal: standards for newly placed mobile homes are now rigid and city officials say they will be enforced.
Rape suspect in custody
Thanks to DNA results, a 53-year-old Webster Parish man is behind bars and charged with aggravated rape for an attack on an elderly woman inside her Minden residence.