beauregarddailynews, Author at Leesville Leader

Eagle Scouts

Local Eagle Scout candidate establishes flag retirement boxes

By Karen Sampson | Public Affairs Ryan Barnett Jr., a senior patrol leader and an Eagle Scout candidate from Boy Scouts of America, Fort Johnson Troop 124, ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, June 13, 2024 8:36 am

Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson a driving economic force for central, SW La.

By Emily Burleigh Fort Johnson is an economic tether for Vernon Parish — and the Louisiana Armed Forces Alliance (LAFA) aims to continue to grow ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 10:58 am

Meet Your Neighbor

Meet Your Neighbor: Robert Brevelle to head La. Genealogical and Historical Society

By Emily Burleigh Leesville native Robert Brevelle has been appointed chairman of the Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society (LGHS). LGHS is housed in Baton Rouge ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Monday, May 6, 2024 8:51 am

Teacher of the Week

Donna Barger: Teaching ‘feeds my soul’

By Emily Burleigh Donna Barger, 65, has been a part of Our Lady Queen of Heaven school for the majority of her life. She is ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Friday, May 3, 2024 5:00 am

Financial literacy

Merchants & Farmers Bank promoting financial literacy through comics

By Emily Burleigh Merchants & Farmers Bank has collaborated with Marvel Comics and Visa to nurture financial literacy in local communities. Bank locations in Calcasieu ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, May 2, 2024 8:45 am

Fort Johnson

Patriot Brigade takes time to forge resilient warriors

By Chuck Cannon The motto of Fort Johnson is “Forging the Warrior Spirit.” The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, has taken that motto a ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Sunday, April 28, 2024 9:04 am


Leesville Volunteers of the Year: ‘We love this community’

By Emily Burleigh Chris and Jennifer Ausbun are the city of Leesville’s Volunteers of the Year. The couple was presented the award at the Leesville ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Thursday, April 25, 2024 9:35 am

Teacher of the Week

Jessica Veulema: Education the only career right for me

By Emily Burleigh Jessica Veuleman has a gift for instilling the love of writing in her fifth-grade students. She has taught fifth-grade English language arts ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Friday, April 19, 2024 5:41 am

Lions Camp

Louisiana Lions Camp gets some TLC from Corvias volunteers

By Emily Burleigh Volunteers with Corvias Property Management at Fort Johnson recently spent two Saturdays repairing camp facilities at Louisiana Lions Camp. For 63 years, ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Monday, April 15, 2024 3:20 pm

Teacher of the Week

Krystal Smith: Being an educator is her calling

By Emily Burleigh Krystal Smith, 39, played “a lot of school” when she was growing up. Her favorite childhood game is now a reflection of ... Read more

by beauregarddailynews, Friday, April 12, 2024 5:01 am

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