A Minden, La., historian has a new book of vintage photographs of his hometown. John A. Agan accumulated photos of Minden’s heritage over several decades. The book is titled “Lost Minden” because the town sustained a number of devastating fires, according to Agan. At the turn of the 20th century, a city ordinance banned wooden structures in its downtown. Agan says his book captures the businesses, town celebrations, storefronts and back streets that otherwise only remain in memories.
Grambling alumnus Rev. Darrell White holds a doctorate in ministry from Howard University's School of Divinity.
Grambling State University will host its first minister’s conference March 25-27 to strengthen ties between local churches and the university. The three-day event will allow clergy to network and discuss issues that impact many churches, according to John Rosenthall, Grambling’s vice president of research, advancement and economic development.