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Crime

9/29: Vernon sheriff announces recent arrests

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft reports the following arrests: John Thomas White Jr., 27, of Pitkin, was arrested ...

Gas prices

Running on empty: Petroleum reserve hits low point, gas prices begin to rise again

By Casey Harper | The Center Square Gas prices are on the rise again just as the Strategic ...

Local

Miss West Louisiana Forestry Festival

Thirteen young ladies from Vernon Parish will be competing for the title of Miss West Louisiana Forestry Festival ...

Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office

VPSO deputy accused of computer-aided solicitation of a minor

A deputy with the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office has been arrested for allegedly sending explicit photos and messages ...

Local

Mayor’s Corner: It’s time to believe in yourself

By Leesville Mayor Rick Allen I heard my pastor, Mark Christian, preach a message that was titled “Things.” ...

High School Sports

Wilson, Thomas to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Special to the Leesville Leader The Leesville High School Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2022 inductees ...

Leesville

Man convicted of viciously stabbing Leesville grocery manager to death denied release

A Vernon Parish man convicted of brutally murdering the manager of a Leesville grocery store in 2001 was ...

High School Football

Pelican scores winner to beat Rosepine

By Damian Juneau Jordan Pelican’s 4-yard touchdown run with 1:17 proved to be the winner as the Kinder ...

Fort Polk

Fort Polk military spouse awarded college scholarship from Corvias

The wife of an active-duty soldier stationed at Fort Polk has been awarded a scholarship from Corvias to ...

Crime

Sentencing scheduled in newspaper carrier attack

The DeRidder man convicted of attacking an American Press newspaper carrier in December will appear in court next ...

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