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Leesville

Mayor’s Corner: Humanitarian Crisis

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen Humanitarian crisis is a term that our government uses very loosely when it ...

La. National Guard

National Guard preparing to choose new name for Camp Beauregard

The opportunity to submit new name recommendations for the Louisiana National Guard’s training center in Pineville is nearing ...

Leesville

Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission announces July Beautification Award winners

The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission announced the winners of their Beautification Awards for the month of July. Winner ...

Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish animal shelter offering free adoptions today, Saturday

Vernon Parish animal shelter officials are doing everything they can to help the dogs and cats in their ...

Northwestern State Football

Slight change to Demon football schedule

By Jason Pugh | NSU Sports Information With the recent changes to the Southland Conference membership, adjustments have made ...

Major League Baseball

Former Wampus Cat standout drafted by Reds

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports NATCHITOCHES — It had been almost 15 years since a former Leesville baseball ...

VPSO

Alexandria man arrested for selling meth out of Vernon Parish motel

An Alexandria man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with selling and distributing methamphetamine out of a Vernon ...

Local

Bo the Bloodhound has a heart as deep as his wrinkles

As police officers emerged from the thick woods of Oretta last week with a 76-year-old man who had ...

Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office

Narcotics Agents seize more than 10,000 ecstasy pills, meth, cocaine and marijuana during raid

A recent narcotics raid by the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force led to the seizure of weapons and ...

Local

Mayor’s Corner: Be kind to each other

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen I remember when Facebook came out it was presented as a way to ...

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Fort Polk

Fort Polk welcomes new commanding general

Fort Polk and its Joint Readiness Training Center fell under new leadership Monday morning as Brigadier Gen. David ...

Local

Vernon boy meets his hero — country star Morgan Wallen

A 12 year-old boy from Evans experienced what he called the greatest moment in his life recently when ...

Local

Mayor’s Corner: Don’t be so quick to judge

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen Serving people is very difficult at times, especially when the very people you ...

Crime

Rosepine man returns to party with gun, threatens others

A Rosepine man is facing multiple charges after allegedly becoming intoxicated at a Fourth of July party over ...

Scene

Anacoco artist receives national award for oil painting

Anacoco artist Durhl Davis is receiving national praise for his intensely perfected oil painting works after being awarded ...

Crime7/5: Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office arrests

7/5: Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office arrests

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft announced the following recent arrests within the parish: Mary Duet Chauvin, 38, of ...

Local

Rosepine to host Net Rippers Basketball Camp

ROSEPINE — Rosepine basketball coaches C.T. Kiely, Logan Maddox and Joe Richey will be hosting the annual Net ...

Local

Vernon deputy launches ‘People Helping People Outreach’

A Vernon Parish deputy is hoping to make a difference through a new outreach program that provides former ...

Local

Lamar Salter now officially part of Sowela Tech

The Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville is now officially a branch of the Sowela Technical Community College as ...

High School Rodeo

Miller performs well at national rodeo competition

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports PERRY, Ga. — Simpson’s Kodi Miller has had quite the amazing year ...