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Minden, Louisiana is located in Webster Parish. Zip codes in Minden, LA include 71055, and 71058. The median home price in Minden is $139,900. More Minden information.

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2 hrs ago | Nwlanews.com

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.

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2 hrs ago | Nwlanews.com

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nwlanews.com

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.

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Nwlanews.com

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.

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Nwlanews.com

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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Nwlanews.com

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.

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The Times

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.

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CBC News

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nwlanews.com

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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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.

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Nwlanews.com

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times

Stroller

<![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 peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nwlanews.com

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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Times

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."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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.

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Stampede party gives back

Okotoks Mayor Bill Robertson gets dunked at The George Traditional House's Stampede Charity Fundraiser last year.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Times

Stroller

<![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 peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times

Shreveport man pleads guilty to stealing from ATM

A Shreveport man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $30,000 from an ATM located on bank property causing more than $35,000 worth of damage in the process, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.

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Nwlanews.com

Mylar balloon caused afternoon power outage in Minden

A mylar balloon is believed to be the cause of a city-wide power outage this afternoon.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times

Stroller for July 1, 2014

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Shirley Combs, of Shreveport. ... Antoinette J. Jackson, of Tulsa, Okla. ... Major Brock Jr., of Shreveport. ... Shanda Pegues, of Shreveport. ... Antonica McClendon, of Minden. ... Gloria T. Williams, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday June 30: Calandra Anderson, 36, daughter of Cheryl Anderson, 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 peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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