Crystal Stevenson, Author at Leesville Leader


On Campus: Local students recognized

Local honor students recognized NATCHITOCHES — Several Southwest Louisiana students were among the 114 new members welcomed into the Northwestern State University chapter of Alpha ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:26 am


Vernon school officials focus on safety

Vernon Parish school officials will be focusing on safety protocols and procedures this summer, and the topic was highlighted during a recent school board meeting. ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:46 pm


‘The more people talk about suicide the better’

Last year, 35 lives were lost to death by suicide in Calcasieu Parish. Already in 2022,13 suicide deaths have been reported by Charles “Charlie” Hunter ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:19 am

High School Softball

Lady Indians upset second-ranked Bell City

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports BELL CITY — Last year, the Anacoco Lady Indians upended the Bell City Lady Bruins en route to Sulphur. Saturday ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Sunday, April 24, 2022 4:24 pm

High School Baseball

Indians win 2-of-3 to end regular season

BWS Sports ANACOCO — By virtue of winning two of their final three games, with the only loss to Class 2A’s top-ranked Rosepine Eagles, the ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Saturday, April 23, 2022 9:56 am

Weather Watch

Strong storms possible today, Wednesday

Strong to severe storms are possible today and Wednesday in Southwest Louisiana as upper-level disturbances move northeast out of South Texas and into the region. ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:17 am


Hop on over to these SW La. Easter events

Southwest Louisiana will become the Easter Bunny’s playground this week with several family friendly spring festivals planned throughout the area. Here’s a look at what’s ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Tuesday, April 12, 2022 2:20 am

High School Softball

Rosepine pummels Pickering; Evans, Hicks roll

BWS staff reports PICKERING — Freshman shortstop Ashlyn Hall drove in a career-high four RBIs, while three other Rosepine players had three RBIs as they ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:24 am

Hurricane Recovery

UPDATE: Vernon to receive $7 million in FEMA funds for hurricane cleanup

Nearly two years after Hurricane Laura, Vernon Parish is receiving an additional $7.7 million in federal aid to assist with the outstanding costs of debris ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, March 18, 2022 12:49 pm


Vernon school lunch menus Feb. 14-18

The following menus for Feb. 14-18 for Vernon Parish schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus are subject to change. Lunch MONDAY: ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Sunday, February 13, 2022 8:09 pm

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