5 hrs ago
Planning commission approves variance for bed and breakfast
Minden businessman Jimmy Hall is one step closer to turning a home in the Historic Residential District of Minden into a bed and breakfast, thanks to a zoning variance granted by the Minden Planning Commission.
9 hrs ago
Man guilty in slaying of mother
BENTON ? A Bossier City man with Minden ties has been convicted of the second-degree murder of his mother.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Proposed $30M city budget tight, balanced
Following two days and nine hours of council workshops, the City of Minden is now looking at a proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budget of $30.3 million that is very tight but balanced, Mayor Tommy Davis said.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Trailer owner recounts how police found fugitive
A Louisiana State Police helicopter hovers above a 20-acre piece of land surrounded by law enforcement just west of Dixie Inn, in Webster parish The perimeter of the state police's search area on Syrup Mill Road just north of the intersection with Hwy.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Memorial golf tournament will honor Minden's Ben Hunter
A man whose name is synonymous with business and community service will be honored during the second annual Memorial Golf Tournament scheduled for this weekend at Pine Hills Country Club.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
DNA evidence leads to burglary arrestDNA evidence leads to burglary...
DNA evidence leads to burglary arrest Blood evidence leads SPD to Minden man suspected in 2011 business burglary.
Drug charges lands woman in jail
A Minden motorist's baubles hanging from a vehicle's rear view mirror caught the attention of a local police officer who turned the traffic stop into an illegal narcotics arrest.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Watchdog: Officials didn't OK immigrant releases
A former Bossier Parish lawman died Monday evening after a lengthy illness.Vol S. Dooley Jr., 87, served as Bossier Parish Sheriff from 1976 to 1988.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Easleys expanding photography business
A downtown Minden business is expanding, and with additional grant funding is remodeling its new Pearl Street location.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
City council approves millage rate
The Minden City Council approved the tax millage rate for 2014 during Monday night's regular council meeting.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
John Fleming to speak to area Republicans Tuesday
Louisiana 4th District U.S. Rep. Dr. John Fleming will be guest speaker at Tuesday's monthly luncheon of the Caddo Parish Republican Party.
Police arrest three on drug, weapon charges
A Tuesday evening traffic stop has three individuals in trouble with the law after illegal narcotics and a firearm were reportedly found in their vehicle.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Accused drug trafficker arrested
Members of the sheriff's Community Action Directive and Minden police detectives seized a large quantity of illegal narcotics and cash Thursday when a search warrant was enforced at the residence of a suspected drug dealer.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Truck route through Minden in need of work
Repairs and overlay of a local truck route and its infrastructure are anything but black and white when it comes to responsibility, according to City of Minden Public Works Director George Rolfe, state Rep. Gene Reynolds and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
School, playground zone times to be decided
Okotoks town councillors have been waiting for the City of Calgary to make a decision on playground and school zones before decising what to do in Okotoks.
Sen. Landrieu: DOJ needs to enforce Camp Minden clean up
WASHINGTON - The deadline has come and gone for the Army to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that denied appeal of its decision to lay Camp Minden clean-up responsibility of millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the Army.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal
Authorities have said Explo improperly stored tons of a military propellant at Camp Minden, causing evacuation of the town of Doyline in October 2013.
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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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.