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Vernon school lunch menus Jan. 9-12

The following menus for Jan. 9-12 for Vernon schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus ...

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Three Vernon football players make first-team all-state

Three Vernon Parish athletes made the 2022 Louisiana Sports Writers Association first team all-state football teams. Running back ...

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La.’s ‘Celebration Riverboat’ wins Showmanship Award at Rose Parade

Louisiana Office of Tourism, under the leadership of Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, won the 2023 Showmanship Award during ...

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Audit: Office of Group Benefits filed inaccurate reports for fifth consecutive year

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square  The Louisiana Office of Group Benefits filed inaccurate financial reports for the ...

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Census data: Louisiana’s population in decline

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square Louisiana is among states with the biggest population declines in recent years, ...

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TOP STORY OF 2022: Fort Polk’s new name will honor Sgt. William Henry Johnson

The year 2022 signaled major changes ahead for the Fort Polk military installation and its surrounding communities. Over ...

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Vernon school lunch menus Jan. 3-6

The following menus for Jan. 3-6 for Vernon schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus ...

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Dandy defense: LCA locks down Rosepine

By Rodrick Anderson Barbe continues to feed off its defense as the Bucs beat Washington-Marion 62-19 on Wednesday ...

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Vernon man arrested on timber-related charges

Forty-eight-year-old James Travis Johnson of Travis Johnson Logging was arrested by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s ...

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Fort Polk soldier sues Biden administration over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A soldier stationed at Fort Polk filed a lawsuit this week against the Biden Administration over its COVID-19 ...

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Three sentenced in ‘worst case of child abuse to ever occur in Vernon’

Three people convicted of what authorities have called one of the worst cases of child abuse to ever ...

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Three die in house fires in 24-hour period

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is pleading with the public to increase fire safety awareness and prevention efforts ...

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Man sentenced to 9 years for injuring teenage sisters while driving under the influence

A Sabine Parish man convicted for seriously injuring two Vernon Parish teenagers while he was driving under the ...

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Leesville man convicted on fourth obscenity charge

A Leesville man was convicted on his fourth obscenity charge last week in Vernon Parish. James Leon Collins ...

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Mayor’s Corner: It’s more than stuff

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen Christmas is the most favorite time of year — especially for young people ...

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Leesville hardware store closing after decades downtown

 Story, Photos By Elona Weston If you’re going to a hardware store first thing on a Saturday morning ...

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Four Vernon students earn degrees from McNeese

Four Vernon Parish students were among 582 graduates recognized recently during commencement exercises at McNeese State University. They ...

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Mayor’s Women’s Commission announces Beautification Award winners

The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission recently presented their November 2022 Civic Awards for Beautification to two Leesville citizens. ...

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All 3 constitutional amendments pass

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square Louisiana voters approved three constitutional amendments and elected a new Public Service ...

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Shell elected to Vernon School Board

Deidra Shell was elected to the Vernon Parish School Board on Saturday during a runoff against fellow Republican ...