Crystal Stevenson, Author at Leesville Leader

Weather

WEATHER UPDATE: Another bout of severe weather awaits SW La.

Another bout of severe weather and heavy rainfall awaits Southwest Louisiana today. National Weather Service Lake Charles meteorologist Donald Jones said multiple rounds of rain ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, May 16, 2024 11:07 am

Weather

SW La. not done with wet weather forecasts

Southwest Louisiana is looking at another round of heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding Thursday and Friday — along with a low-end risk for severe ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 3:20 pm

Weather

WEATHER WATCH: Severe thunderstorms expected this afternoon, tonight

Another round of severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon into tonight. Storms will be capable of producing damaging winds over 60 mph, large, ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Monday, May 13, 2024 10:19 am

Education

Northwestern State honors local graduates

NATCHITOCHES  — Several Southwest Louisiana students were among those honored by Northwestern State University during spring commencement exercises that took place this week. Local graduates ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Monday, May 13, 2024 10:00 am

Vernon Lake

Fish consumption advisory issued for Vernon Lake

The Louisiana Departments of Health, Environmental Quality and Wildlife and Fisheries have issued a fish consumption advisory for Vernon Lake. The state issues precautionary advisories ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, May 3, 2024 11:48 am

School lunch menus

Vernon school lunch menus April 15-19

The following menus for April 15-19 for Vernon schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Menus are subject to change. Lunch MONDAY: Steak ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, April 12, 2024 11:03 am

Weather

SW La.’s eclipse forecast cloudy, wet

Those who hope to witness Monday’s total solar eclipse may see the sun obscured by clouds and rainfall instead of by the moon. A series ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Friday, April 5, 2024 4:24 pm

Fort Johnson

Army Emergency Relief 2024 campaign kicks off with day of fun

By Porsha Auzenne | Fort Johnson Public Affairs Office Fort Johnson kicked off the 2024 Army Emergency Relief campaign March 1. The day commenced with a ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Monday, April 1, 2024 10:31 am

Weather

WEATHER WATCH: Stormy weekend in forecast

A stormy weekend is in Southwest Louisiana’s forecast with up to 3 inches of rainfall possible. The National Weather Service’s Lake Charles office said there ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, March 14, 2024 1:07 pm

Weather

WEATHER WATCH: Severe storms in Friday’s forecast

Southwest Louisiana is under a slight risk for severe storms — including damaging winds, large hail and possibly a few tornadoes — most of the ... Read more

by Crystal Stevenson, Thursday, March 7, 2024 9:30 am

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