Staff Reports, Author at Leesville Leader

Legislature

First legislative session was mixed bag for Landry

By Elizabeth White and Maddie Scott | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE – Gov. Jeff Landry took office with a conservative agenda and a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 5:30 pm

Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson security guard helps save neighbor’s home

By Antoine Aaron FORT JOHNSON — Fort Johnson Directorate of Emergency Services security guard Karla Garcia exhibited bravery March 2, as she raced to save ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 4, 2024 5:27 pm

Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson halfway to donation goal at campaign midpoint

By Porsha Auzeene FORT JOHNSON — With less than one month left in the 2024 Army Emergency Relief campaign, Fort Johnson has garnered a total of more than ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, June 2, 2024 5:36 pm

Education

Landry, state superintendent push for classroom changes

By Emily Burleigh The Vernon Parish School Board has announced their support for the recommendations created by the Let Teachers Teach workgroup. A group of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 6:55 am

Fort Johnson

Fort Johnson youth wins Boys, Girls Club Louisiana Military Youth of Year

By Angie Thorne | Fort Johnson FORT JOHNSON — Emmalee Polk recently attended the Louisiana Youth of the Year Event in Baton Rouge, representing the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 23, 2024 8:36 am

Title IX lawsuit

All SW La. school districts support Title IX lawsuit

By Emily Burleigh Every public school district in Southwest Louisiana supports the Title IX lawsuit that was filed against the U.S. Department of Education last ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 20, 2024 7:01 am

Teacher of the Week

Anita Falcon’s relationship with her students often reaches beyond the classroom

By Emily Burleigh Anita Abshire Falcon, 47, wanted to teach in the same environment she was taught in. After 20 years at Immaculate Conception Catholic ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 17, 2024 5:38 am

Art Gallery

New photography exhibit opens Saturday at Leesville art gallery

By Emily Burleigh An opening reception for a new photography exhibit, “The Thing About Trains” will be held at GALLERY ONE EIIIEVEN at 6 p.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 16, 2024 9:58 am

Leesville Council

Leesville Council looking to curb park vandalism

By Emily Burleigh The Leesville City Council is asking residents to help curve vandalism in Myrtle Park, 1103 King’s Rd. At the City Council meeting on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:15 am

Teacher of the Week

Holley Fontenot loves to help students develop as writers, critical thinkers

By Emily Burleigh At St. Louis Catholic High School, Holley Fontenot, 38, gets to pursue her two passions: literature and language. She teaches French at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 10, 2024 10:19 am

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