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Webster school's security system nears completion - MINDEN, La. (AP) - If there ever will be a violent threat to a Webster Parish school, officials are better prepared to eliminate it. A security project several years in the works that allows school and homeland security to look inside the halls of every parish school, is ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Minden tightening utility rules - MINDEN, La. (AP) - The city of Minden is raising the amount of money required for a residential utility deposit from $50 to $100. Mayor Tommy Davis said the increase, which affects only new customers, makes it easier for the city to avoid losing money on unpaid utility ... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Webster school's security system nears completion - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - MINDEN, La. (AP) - If there ever will be a violent threat to a Webster Parish school, officials are better prepared to eliminate it. A security project several years in the works that allows school and homeland security to look inside the halls of every parish school, is nearing completion. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Minden man pleads guilty to manslaughter - MINDEN, La. (AP) — A Minden man faces 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a man to death last summer. The Minden Press-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1lmZ6aR ) Luke Ferguson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in district court Monday. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Minden tightening utility rules - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - MINDEN, La. (AP) - The city of Minden is raising the amount of money required for a residential utility deposit from $50 to $100. Mayor Tommy Davis said the increase, which affects only new customers, makes it easier for the city to avoid losing money on unpaid utility bills. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Minden Bancorp declares dividend - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - MINDEN, La. (AP) - The board of directors of Minden Bancorp Inc. has declared a dividend off 9.5 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable April 29 to shareholders of record on April 18. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Fire damages old CJ's Diner in Webster Parish - Minden fire crews got called to Murrell's Grill on LA Hwy. 532 at I-20 around 8 a.m. The restaurant was previously known as CJ's Diner. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Minden Bancorp declares dividend - MINDEN, La. (AP) - The board of directors of Minden Bancorp Inc. has declared a dividend off 9.5 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable April 29 to shareholders of record on April 18. Minden Bancorp is the parent of MBL Bank. ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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In uniform - Quad-Cities Online - He is an emergency management technician assigned to the 307th Civil Engineer Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. He is a resident of Minden, La. Danielle Dahl Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Danielle Dahl, daughter of Leon and Mary Dahl, ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Shocking video shows couple being robbed at gunpoint in Guatemala - The Independent - The footage is shot from the perspective of Heidi Burton and her companion Dan Landsborough as they ride along a dirt track between Santiago Atitlan and San Pedro La Laguna, in Solola, on 10 April. Seconds into the video, a man wearing a balaclava and ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Woman charged after 2 horses starve to death - WXOW.com - PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - A woman is accused of tying two horses to a tree in northern Minnesota, more than two weeks before the animals were found starved to death. Twenty-eight-year-old Minden Crenshaw of Park Rapids faces three felony counts of ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

La. legislative session reaches its midway point - New Orleans CityBusiness (blog) - Bobby Jindal's desk, including measures to reauthorize the corrections department and to toughen explosives regulations after millions of pounds of improperly-stored military propellant was discovered at Camp Minden. Lawmakers are on track with ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Wreck scenes cleared - KTBS - One is just before the Old Minden Road exit and other is on the Airline Drive overpass. It appears none of the injuries involved are life-threatening. Both wrecks involve multiple vehicles. As a result of the accidents, westbound I-20 is down to one ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Minden tightening utility rules - Daily Comet - MINDEN, La. (AP) — The city of Minden is raising the amount of money required for a residential utility deposit from $50 to $100. Mayor Tommy Davis said the increase, which affects only new customers, makes it easier for the city to avoid losing money ... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Michael Carter Watson 02/2/1962 – 4/11/2014 - Bossier Press-Tribune Online - Survivors include his brothers, Charles Watson of Greensboro, NC; Craig Watson of Minden, LA; and Ian Smits of Queensland, Australia; his sister, Patti Murphy Evans of Haughton, LA; many nieces and nephews; friends Kathy, Teresa Evans and Bobby ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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