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Leesville mayor: Leach ‘never forgot the place he came from’

Local leaders are remembering longtime legislator and Leesville native Anthony Claude “Buddy” Leach Jr., who passed away Aug. 6 at the age of 88. His ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, August 12, 2022 1:04 pm

Fort Polk

Fort Polk name change could cost $1.4M

U.S. Government officials believe the process to remove and replace Fort Polk’s name across the installation and surrounding areas could cost $1.4 million, according to ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, August 11, 2022 1:02 pm

Leesville artist

Late Leesville artist honored for achievements

A late Leesville-borne artist has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed to her husband to mark the couple’s trailblazing efforts in teaching artists ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Monday, August 8, 2022 12:59 pm

Leesville

Former Louisiana congressman Buddy Leach dies at 88

Longtime legislator and Leesville native, Anthony Claude “Buddy” Leach Jr. passed away this weekend at the age of 88. Leach’s daughter, Mary Warner, confirmed her ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Sunday, August 7, 2022 5:15 pm

Fort Polk

Corvias to spend $77M to improve housing at Fort Polk

Corvias, the property management company charged with overseeing Fort Polk housing, announced this week that it would be investing $77 million to further improve the ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, August 6, 2022 7:00 am

Leesville

Mayor’s Corner: Rejoicing for All

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen  Too many times I see people struggling financially that have no plan for it to get better. They tell themselves ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, August 5, 2022 5:32 pm

Vernon Parish

Rural Vernon Parish residents lobby for broadband access

Residents in Anacoco and Hornbeck are fighting to bring fiber internet access to their homes amid pushback from local providers. As state representatives and municipal ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, August 4, 2022 7:00 am

Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office

Armed carjacking suspect arrested in Vernon Parish

The suspect involved in an armed carjacking out of Sabine Parish was apprehended in Vernon Parish on Wednesday following a multi-agency pursuit that ended dramatically ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:06 pm

Leesville

Leesville mayor selected for second vice president of LMA

Leesville Mayor Rick Allen has been named the Louisiana Municipal Association’s (LMA) second vice president following an election held last week in Lafayette. “I’m so ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:22 pm

town hall

State Rep. Chuck Owen to host town halls in DeRidder, Leesville this week

State Representative Charles “Chuck” Owen will be hosting town hall events this week in DeRidder and Leesville to update citizens on upcoming legislative issues with ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Monday, August 1, 2022 12:39 pm

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