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Six Rosepine players receive all-state recognition

By Will Norris |  BWS Sports BATON ROUGE — The historic season that was Rosepine football has gotten ...

High School Basketball

Hicks, Anacoco split hoops doubleheader

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SIMPSON — It took a little time, but the Hicks Lady Pirates got ...

Local

Vernon welcomes first baby of year

Baynes Jones Army Community Hospital is celebrating the first arrival of the new year. 1st Lt. Detrick Robertson ...

High School Basketball

Pickering, Pitkin earn big wins

BWS Sports PICKERING — The Pickering Red Devils exploded for 53 points in the second half as they ...

Climate Change

Families reconsidering calling La. home

By Joe Rizzo, Joey Bullard  and Michael Sanders LSU Manship School News Service SLIDELL — As Hurricane Ida ...

High School Football

Rosepine sweeps honors on all-parish football team

By Will Norris  |  BWS Sports ROSEPINE — It was a season rich with history this year for ...

High School Basketball

Lady Cats rip Many, Rosepine wins two

BWS Sports  LEESVILLE — Three Leesville players reached double figures as the Lady Cats dumped the Many Tigers ...

Mardi Gras

Beginning of new year signals official kick-off of SW La. Mardi Gras season

For Southwest Louisiana, the dropping of the New Year’s ball will mean the raising of Mardi Gras masks, ...

High School Basketball

Evans lands five in double figures in win over Rosepine

By Daniel Green |  BWS Sports EVANS — Evans head coach Daniel Fletcher and his Eagles are on a ...

High School Basketball

Lady Indians down Many, Pitkin falls

BWS Sports staff report ANACOCO — A dominant first quarter proved to be the difference as the Anacoco ...

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Defense, tempo leads Rosepine past Evans, 73-42

By Daniel Green |  BWS Sports EVANS — Over the past few weeks, the Rosepine Lady Eagles had ...

Local

VPSO deputy saves woman’s life

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office released information regarding the heroic actions one deputy took to save the life ...

High School Basketball

Indians beat LaGrange, Sam Houston; Hornets top Minden

BWS Sports MOSS BLUFF — The Anacoco Indians are proving to be giant killers as they defeated both ...

Crime

VPSO reports new scam in the area

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office has released details regarding a new scam targeting local residents. Multiple residents have ...

Local

Woman shot, killed after threatening deputies

A Vernon Parish woman was shot and killed by deputies Tuesday night during a standoff that occurred after ...

High School Basketball

Burchard outduels Hood in EBHS win over Pickering

By Daniel Green BWS Sports PICKERING — On the 130th anniversary of the invention of basketball, East Beauregard’s ...

High School Basketball

Rosepine tops Hicks in overtime

BWS Sports ROSEPINE — The Rosepine Eagles survived a late rally by the Hicks Pirates, winning in overtime, ...

Local

Phillips takes top spot at local tournament

Leesville’s local comic book store, The Box, recently held another Warhammer 40k tournament. Justin Phillips of Lufkin, Texas, ...

Crime

Arrests made in attack on newspaper carrier

Two men have been arrested for attacking a longtime American Press carrier while he was delivering newspapers to ...

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December Beautification award winners announced

The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission gave their monthly Civic Beautification Awards for December. The residential award winners were ...