More Stories

Local

WEATHER WATCH: More rainfall expected for already waterlogged SW La.

As Southwest Louisiana continues to deal with residual river flooding in the wake of last week’s excessive rain, ...

Entertainment

GALLERY ONE EIIIEVEN opens ‘Art in the Third Dimension’

By Emily Burleigh GALLERY ONE EIIIEVEN is kicking off its 20th year with an exhibition highlighting art with ...

News

VIDEO: Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week surprise

Iowa High School’s Dylan Coats is this week’s Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week. (Crystal Stevenson / American ...

Local

Dylan Coats experiences consistent joy in the classroom

By Emily Burleigh Iowa High School mathematics teacher Dylan Coats, 32, is certain everyone can be good at ...

Local

State Rep. Owen discusses new Congressional maps

By Emily Burleigh State Rep. Charles Owen, R-Leesville, made his rounds in Beauregard and Vernon parishes to update ...

Local

Leesville Mayor’s Youth Council back in action

By Emily Burleigh For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Rick Allen and the Leesville City ...

Sports

Perpetual motion: Leesville multi-sport athlete Mills-Zacapa always on the move

By Rodrick Anderson Multi-sport athlete Lina Mills-Zacapa is always on the move and enjoys every minute. Her love ...

Local

VIDEO: Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week surprise

Moss Bluff Middle’s Brandi Russell is this weeks’s Benoit Motors Teacher of the Week.

Local

Brandi Russell: ‘Teaching the hardest job you’ll ever love’

By Emily Burleigh Brandi Russell, 46, believes education helps the community by being a hub for growth and ...

Lifestyle

Local students named to Sowela’s honor lists

The following students were named to Sowela’s chancellor’s and deans’ lists for the fall 2023 term. Students achieving ...

More Stories

Local

WEATHER WATCH: Another cold night for SW La. coming

Another cold night is on tap for Southwest Louisiana tonight, but first the area is experiencing dangerous wind ...

Local

WEATHER WATCH: Freezing rain in Monday’s forecast ahead of Tuesday’s hard freeze

Southwest Louisiana is set to experience freezing rain early Monday evening ahead of a hard freeze Tuesday into ...

Z - News Main

Weather tips to help prepare for upcoming freeze

By Emily Burleigh In preparation for incoming cold weather, government entities are encouraging citizens to take the time ...

Local

New Year’s Baby: Meet Laveyah Mychael Hyland

Laveyah Mychael Hyland was born at 1:32 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2024, to parents Adam and Hope Hyland ...

Local

BENOIT MOTORS TEACHER OF WEEK: Schroeder continuing family’s legacy of teaching

By Emily Burleigh For third-grade teacher Michelle Schroeder, 37, the opportunity to educate young people and invest in ...

Local

Weather Watch: Freezing temperatures on the way

There is an increasing probability that a cold front with some type of arctic air will reach Southwest ...

Local

Louisiana Violent Crime Task Force releases draft report

By Steve Wilson | The Center Square The Louisiana Legislature’s Violent Crime Task Force released its draft report this ...

Local

Free legal workshop set for Jan. 10

A free legal workshop on domestic violence awareness and obtaining a protective order will be streamed live via ...

Local

Top 10 stories of 2023: Johnson named Speaker of the House

U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson easily secured enough votes in October to be elected House speaker, ending three weeks ...

Local

Top 10 stories of 2023: Fort Polk name change

By Emily Burleigh The local institution formerly known as Fort Polk was redesignated as Fort Johnson on June ...