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US Army fails to meet Camp Minden cleanup deadline
On Saturday, July 26, a woman called police to report that she had been raped by a man named Jake that she met on Tinder.
Explo to plead guilty in September
Explo Systems Inc. will plead guilty in September to charges related to the improper storage of millions of pounds of explosives materials at its Camp Minden location, Webster Parish District Attorney Schuyler Marvin said.
Minden police arrest man on warrants, additional drug charges
Minden police investigators caught up with their man on a city street Wednesday afternoon and in addition to serving three arrest warrants for illegal narcotics, added a separate charge for drug possession.
Webster tourism boasting local movie spots
About 30 movies have been filmed around northwest Louisiana, and Minden has joined Shreveport and Bossier City in a special brochure promoting such.
Organization raising funds for law enforcement
Protecting those who protect and serve is the goal behind Blue Forever. Former Haughton resident Kellie Abbott is bringing the fundraiser to Webster Parish and Minden, with the help of Sheriff Gary Sexton, Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper and Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd.
Camper fire claims Minden man's life
One of Webster Parish's rural fire districts recorded its first fire-related fatality in years when a 25-year-old man died in the early morning hours Wednesday after flames swept through his camper trailer north of Minden.
Businessman looks to turn historic home into bed and breakfast
A prominent old mansion in the heart of Minden's historic district could get a new lease on life if the Minden Planning Commission supports a request for a zoning variance.
Officers serving warrant find alleged drugs
Minden police investigators serving an arrest warrant Monday morning on a local man for drug distribution found themselves filling out paperwork on an additional drug-related charge on the same individual.
Mayor: Levelized billing lacks interest
The number of local utility customers interested in Equal Payment Plan billing, fell short of the number needed to make the concept economically feasible Minden Mayor Tommy Davis said Monday.
Robert Bond sentenced to 40 years of hard labor
Robert Bond, the Bossier City man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the killing of his wife, Annie Bond, was sentenced in Bossier District court today to 40 years of hard labor.
Water supply top concern for Okotoks as town grows
As the population of Okotoks approaches 30,000 people, the town is facing growing pains - chief among them concerns about water supply.
EPA denies Army's appeal of ruling on Camp Minden clean up
WASHINGTON - Thursday was a banner day in making slow but sure progress in the quest to clean up millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the grounds at Camp Minden.
Province must help Town with interim water plan
Okotoks' growth rate may have dipped slightly in the last year, but the town's population continues to climb making a solution to its water woes ever more important.
Chief T.C. Bloxom Jr. laid to rest
Friends of former Minden police and fire chief T.C. Bloxom Jr. remembered him Tuesday as a Godly man who believed the Lord had called him to be a lawman.
<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Sparkle D. Hines, of Greenwood. ... Vera Coleman, of Shreveport. ... Agnes Hanson, 77, of Shreveport. ... Rickey Jamaal Douglas, of Shreveport. ... Kyleena Coleman, 6, of Minden. ... William Godfrey, 23, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday July 12: Denise Dixon, of Minden. Celebrated a birthday July 13: Pearlene Flournoy, of Benton. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and Desoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to email@example.com Label: Attention Stroller.
The passing of a legend: T.C. Bloxom Jr.
The man known to all of Minden simply as 'The Chief' will be laid to rest Tuesday, following a service celebrating his life at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church.
Northwestern State announces winners of essay contest
NATCHITOCHES - Angelle Nicole Williams of St. Amant High School was the first-place winner of Northwestern State University's Louisiana High School Essay Contest for her entry, "I Am Proud To Be Louisianian."
New citizens celebrate Canadian pride
The first day of July wasn't just a day for 75 people to celebrate Canada, it was the day they were finally able to call it home.
Stampede party gives back
Okotoks Mayor Bill Robertson gets dunked at The George Traditional House's Stampede Charity Fundraiser last year.
<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Kenny McDonald, 50, of Shreveport. ... Emma Mikesell, of Shreveport. ... Adreana Harvey, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Ronderick (Nadine) Kirkendoll Sr., of Haughton. ... Betty Poole, of Shreveport. ... the Rev. Arthur Ray White, of Philadelphia. ... Essie H. Cooper, of Shreveport. ... Ethel Linnear, of Shreveport. ... J.L. Lovelace, of Shreveport. ... Jackie Kemp, of Minden. ... Arthur Player, of Shreveport. ... Clarence Johnson III, son of Clarence Johnson Jr. and Beverly Samuels, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to Peaches Ealy to firstname.lastname@example.org Label: Attention Stroller.