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Cotton Valley explosion victim dies

MINDEN, La. -- One of three men injured in May in an explosion in Cotton Valley has died. Chancey Hawk, 38, of Minden died Thursday. His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at City on the Hill in Minden. Burial will follow at King Solomon Baptist Church in Sibley.
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Cotton Valley explosion victim dies from injuries

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – One of three men injured in a Cotton Valley propane explosion in early May has died. Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport confirms Chancey Hawk of Minden has passed away as a result of injuries suffered in an explosion and flash fire at a Cotton Valley propane distribution site on May 10.
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One of the victims from Cotton Valley explosion has died

BARKSDALE, La. (KSLA) - Chancey Hawk has passed away from the injuries he sustained in an explosion back in May. An Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport official confirmed that Hawk, one of three burn victims of the explosion, has died. A family member says he passed away Thursday, June 30. A...
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Here's a reminder about legal times for fireworks in Magnolia

Here’s a reminder about the legal hours for the use of fireworks within the Magnolia City Limits, according to city ordinance. The discharge of fireworks in Magnolia is legal between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. from June 20 to July 10. The legal fireworks use time is extended to midnight on July 4.
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3 of 5 burn victims from Barksdale, Cotton Valley explosions remain critical

(KSLA) - Five men were severely injured during two separate explosions: one at Barksdale Air Force Base and one at a business in Cotton Valley. The gas well explosion at BAFB happened back on April 19. During that incident, Adam Purland and Clay Moock were seriously burned. Hundreds in the community came together to donate blood to the two men, who were initially listed in critical condition. As of June 30, an official with Ochsner LSU says the two men remain in critical condition.
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Mother charged in overdose death of Minden baby

MINDEN, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Minden police say a woman was arrested Monday and charged with the death of her baby from a fentanyl overdose in May. Stephanie Lowery is charged with negligent homicide in the death of her baby on May 29. Officials say the autopsy report showed too much fentanyl in the child’s system to come from the mother’s milk alone. They believe it may have been given to the baby intentionally.
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Autopsy: Infant dies from fentanyl intoxication

MINDEN, La. -- A Minden woman has been arrested and charges are pending on a second person in the death of a baby. Stephanie N. Lowery, 26, of the 100 block of Pine Street, was taken into custody Monday and charged with negligent homicide. The autopsy report shows her child died from fentanyl intoxication.
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Magnolia Police list recent arrests

Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, of these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases. Wednesday, June 29. Lamondre Kelly, 25, Magnolia, theft of property under $1,000. Kassidy Turner, 21, Magnolia, theft of...
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LaToya Wyrick

Ms. LaToya Wyrick was born to the late Bulah Smith and Leon Wyrick, on March 23, 1981. She passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at Medical City Denton in Denton, TX, with the comfort of her sister, Angela Heath. She will be missed by her relatives and friends. At an...
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Lola Clair (Carey) Thompson

Lola Clair (Carey) Thompson, 84, of Waldo, formerly of Pasadena, TX passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center. She was born August 8, 1937, in Beaumont, TX. Lola loved bird watching, gardening, cooking, roller skating, bowling, sewing and embroidery. Lola was preceded in death by her...
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Wake planned for Minden Mayor Terry Gardner

MINDEN, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Funeral arrangements are set for former Minden Mayor Terry Gardner, who passed away Tuesday after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was campaigning for re-election and said he appreciated the community’s prayers as he fought the disease. Gardner was 68. Police Chief Steve...
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Funeral services set for Minden Mayor Terry Gardner

MINDEN, La. -- Funeral services have been set for Minden Mayor Terry Gardner, who died Tuesday. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Family Life Center Gymnasium. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Graveside will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Forest Park Cemetery West in Shreveport.
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Magnolia Police list recent arrests

Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases. Thursday, June 23. Patrick Cross, 55, Magnolia, possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana. Cynthia Robinson, 53, Magnolia, possession...
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