beauregarddailynews, Author at Leesville Leader

Local

Vernon honor students recognized by McNeese

Several Vernon Parish students have been recognized on the 2022 fall semester honor roll and president’s honor list at McNeese State University. The honor roll ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, January 26, 2023 2:41 pm

State

Lawmakers approve $22.1M in education spending from 1999 tobacco settlement

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square  Louisiana lawmakers approved $22.1 million in education spending from the Education Excellence Fund, a component of the Millennium Trust ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:21 pm

Politics

Johnson appointed to House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, La.-Republican, has been appointed by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to the newly formed House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 4:41 pm

Local

800,000 longleaf pines to be planted in Kisatchie

By Emily Burleigh Seeds of progress and recovery are being planted at Kisatchie National Forest as part of a plan to grow more than 800,000 ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 2:02 pm

Politics

Cassidy: Nation’s mounting debt putting programs like Social Security, Medicare at risk

By Emily Burleigh U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said the nation’s mounting debt — which is putting programs like Social Security and Medicare at risk of ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 2:31 pm

Crime

Leesville man accused of child abuse

A 28-year-old Leesville man has been arrested for suspected child abuse. Donald Ray Garret was arrested by the Leesville Police Department on a warrant that ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Friday, January 20, 2023 4:54 pm

Crime

Leesville man, 34, charged in air conditioner thefts

A 34-year-old Leesville man has been arrested on warrants for two counts theft over $1,000 and one count simple criminal damage to property. Justin Ford ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, January 19, 2023 4:55 pm

Nation

GOP congressmen demand immigration parole answers

By J.D. Davidson | The Center Square A group of Republican U.S. senators and House members want the Biden administration to explain what they called a ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, January 19, 2023 8:09 am

Nation

Americans needing help with food feel negative impact of $1.7 trillion omnibus bill

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square Emergency allotments for food benefits were more than $2 billion nationwide from March 2020 to this past December. Congressional ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 8:12 am

Local

Coffman named 2022 Outstanding Master Farmer

Wesley Coffman, a Vernon Parish cattle producer, was named the 2022 Outstanding Master Farmer at a Jan. 12 ceremony. Pictured, from left, are Michael Salassi, ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Monday, January 16, 2023 8:05 am

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