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Leesville Police release checkpoint numbers

The Leesville Police Department, in a joint campaign with the DeRidder Police Department, conducted a DWI checkpoint last month as part ...

McNeese State Football

Cowboys looking for answers after loss

By Jim Gazzolo | Special to the Leesville Leader Understanding there is no quick fix, the Cowboys went back ...

Crime

Sheriff investigating reports of laser pointers targeting local aircraft

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft reported on Wednesday that his office is assisting Fort Polk personnel in an ...

Leesville

Students at West Leesville Elementary participate in Reading rally

Students at West Leesville Elementary School participated in a “Read with Malcolm Reading Rally” on Monday, Aug. 29, ...

Education

Vernon school lunch menus Sept. 6-9

The following menus for Sept 6-9 for Vernon schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus ...

Leesville

Mayor’s Corner: Just do it

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen When people have to work their entire life only to retire and look ...

newspaper carrier attack

Guilty verdict in attack on newspaper carrier

A DeRidder man was found guilty on Wednesday of second-degree battery for his role in last year’s attack ...

Fort Polk

JRTC, Fort Polk hosts round table for area civic leaders

By Chuck Cannon |  Public Affairs Specialist FORT POLK — Brig. Gen. David W. Gardner, Joint Readiness Training ...

Vernon Parish

Leesville man charged for logging fuel thefts

A Leesville man has been arrested for crimes related to logging equipment, according to the Louisiana Department of ...

Leesville Police Department

Leesville Police to participate in Drive Sober Get Pulled Over campaign this Labor Day

This Labor Day weekend, the Leesville Police Department will be conducting checkpoints and increasing patrols targeting impaired drivers ...

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Vernon school lunch menus Aug. 29-Sept. 2

The following menus for Aug. 29-Sept. 2 for area schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. ...

La. DOTD

DOTD work on US 171 acceleration lane in Vernon Parish to begin Sept. 1

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that, weather permitting, work will begin Thursday, Sept. 1, ...

High School Basketball

Thomas named assistant coach at Loyola-New Orleans

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports NEW ORLEANS — After spending the last couple of years training some of ...

High School Football

Wampus Cats face old rival in Tioga Jamboree tonight

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports TIOGA — You will have to forgive Leesville head coach Robbie Causey ...

Education

On Campus: Local La. Tech graduates recognized

RUSTON — Louisiana Tech University recognized several local graduates during its summer 2022 commencement ceremonies. They are: DeRidder ...

High School Football

Eagles looking to build off success in Cenla Jamboree

Last weekend, the Rosepine Eagles journeyed to Bolton to take on the Bears in a controlled scrimmage. Head ...

High School Football

Red Devils face Vinton in Sulphur Jamboree

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports MOSS BLUFF — After suffering through a winless season in his first year, ...

Local

Leesville, Sowela leaders celebrate Lamar Salter campus acquisition

City of Leesville leaders joined Sowela Technical Community College officials in commemorating the recent acquisition and opening of ...

Leesville

Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission presents August beautification awards

The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission announced its selections for this month’s Beautification Awards. The August award for a ...

Leesville

Leesville man pleads guilty to 4th DWI

A Leesville man pleaded guilty Monday to his 4th Driving While Intoxicated offense, according to officials with the ...