Staff Reports, Author at Leesville Leader

Nation

Interest rates will increase for the first quarter of 2023 

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will increase for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2023. For individuals, the rate for overpayments ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 4:05 pm

High School Football

Many denies Rosepine, scores two fourth-quarter TDs to advance

Top-seeded and undefeated Many rallied in the fourth quarter to end No. 9 Rosepine’s upset bid in a 14-7 Division III quarterfinal win Friday night. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, November 26, 2022 2:21 pm

Local

Vaccine drive set for Oct. 21

The Vernon Parish Health Unit is having their annual Flu + COVID Vaccine Drive 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Though patrons are encouraged to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 6, 2022 10:33 am

Crime

8-year sentence handed down in newspaper carrier attack

A DeRidder man found guilty in August of second-degree battery for his role in last year’s attack of an American Press newspaper carrier has received ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 2:48 pm

COVID-19

Hair loss after COVID: Here’s what you need to know

By AnaClare Barras Our understanding of COVID is changing all the time. Though some things about the virus still remain shrouded in mystery, one of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 9:49 am

Local

Mayor’s Corner: Be kind to each other

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen I remember when Facebook came out it was presented as a way to reconnect with people you had lost touch ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 14, 2022 2:03 pm

Local

Deadline approaching to receive free smoking treatment

Dr. Steve Springer, family medicine physician and founder of the Smoking Treatment Center at Imperial Health, is reminding the public that the enrollment period for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 24, 2022 12:45 pm

Local

BPSO girls basketball camp huge success

DERIDDER — The annual Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office girls’ basketball camp was a tremendous success as over 100 athletes competed in the event a couple ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 7:44 pm

Local

La. delegation urges staffing shortages be addressed

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, and Louisiana’s congressional delegation urged the Bureau of Prisons to address staffing shortages and roles at Federal Correctional Complex Oakdale ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 20, 2022 12:45 pm

High School Rodeo

Miller qualifies for national junior high rodeo championships

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports SIMPSON — It has been quite the season for Simpson’s Kodi Miller. Miller was crowned the champion in the girls’ ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 18, 2022 12:52 pm

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