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Explo Systems could face criminal charges
Improperly stored explosives at Camp Minden, a Louisiana National Guard facility, are secure, and the company responsible for them is suspended from operating at the installation, officials say.
Fri May 17, 2013
Louisiana State Police sets Explo record straight
In an effort to make sure the public is kept up-to-date, the Louisiana State Police have said M6, an explosive propellant on Camp Minden property, is still in need of approved storage facilities, contrary to previously reported information.
Thu May 16, 2013
In the Gardens of Minden
When it is time to cook dinner, four Minden neighbors are likely to step outside.
Minden debate over apology: why bring it up now?
The debate in Minden over whether or not the Webster Parish Police Jury should apologize for a 1946 lynching murder continues to strike a nerve with people.
Tue May 14, 2013
Minden man pleads guilty to murder attempt
A Minden man whom authorities say senselessly shot a local woman at random last year pleaded guilty Monday to attempted second-degree murder.
Man looking for personal items enters home uninvited
A Minden woman experienced a rude awakening in the early morning hours, when she realized someone was in her residence uninvited.
Police bring one back from Jefferson Parish
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a fugitive from Minden. Chasion Chism, 22, was picked up in Gretna on May 9, on an outstanding warrant from the Minden Police Department.
Fri May 10, 2013
Webster Parish Police Jury work towards decision on NAACP request for apology
The headlines from 1946 about the killing of John C. Jones and the beating of his cousin Albert Harris, Jr.
Thu May 09, 2013
Juror: Firm answers pending from delegates As officials work toward a solution of Explo Systems Inc.'s explosive propellant surplus, the remaining 3.5 million pounds has been placed in approved storage facilities at Camp Minden.
Tue May 07, 2013
Minden police veteran to appeal dismissal
The attorney representing an 18-year veteran of the Minden Police Department who was fired Monday night by the City Council is appealing the decision to the Minden Police and Fire Civil Service Board.
Mon May 06, 2013
Webster Parish NAACP wants apology from Police Jury in 66-year-old murder case
More than six decades ago, two Webster Parish men were beaten by a lynch mob leaving one of them dead.
Thu May 02, 2013
Airdrie City View
Airdrie school recognized at 2013 Mayor's Showcase in Calgary
Students from Muriel Clayton Middle School in Airdrie, Banded Peak School in Bragg Creek, Langdon School, and Springbank Middle School worked together to create a multi-school, eco-inquiry project that was recognized at the 2013 Mayor's Showcase on April 24.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Undercover buy nets narcotics distributor
An undercover narcotics operation netted Minden Police a Minden woman on multiple drug charges.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Dinner theater set for May 9 in Minden
Tickets are on sale now for Mahogany Theatre's production of 'Gees Bend,' a play about a family of women in the community of Gees Bend, Alabama.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Council approves tax increase
Town council approved the final property tax bylaw at a special meeting on April 25 and their decision will result in a $189, or 6.68 per cent, increase in taxes on the typical home in town despite last minute attempts minimize the increase.
Aid pledged in Explo mess
More than six months after an investigation began of Explo Systems Inc.'s operations at Camp Minden, help from the federal government is finally being offered by way of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The Town Talk
Education panel adopts bill to postpone rating system
Teachers shouldn't be penalized by a faulty evaluation system that can be corrected and put into place next year, members of the House Education Committee said Wednesday night after a nearly three-hour meeting.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
No tax relief for Okotoks from reserves
Town council will hold a special meeting on April 25 at 7 p.m. to vote on the final 2013 property tax, which could see a $189.01 increase on the typical home in town.
Man strikes out with 'one hitter'
Police find driver asleep at the wheel One Minden man was fortunate that his vehicle was sitting still when he fell asleep at the wheel.