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January Beautification Award winners announced

The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission recently presented their January 2022 Civic Awards for Beautification. The residential winner was ...

Crime

Vernon high-speed pursuit ends in airborne crash

A New Llano man was arrested on Tuesday following a pursuit through Leesville that reached 100 miles per ...

Local

Vernon school lunch menus Jan. 18-21

The following menus for Jan. 18-21 for area schools have been submitted by supervisors of food services. Monday ...

High School Football

Wampus Cats land eight on all-state team

By Daniel Green | BWS Sports BATON ROUGE — The Leesville Wampus Cats had another stellar season under the ...

Local

Community service project set for MLK Day

The Leesville City Wide Singing Convention is offering a special opportunity for those who want to honor the ...

Entertainment

Vernon Library preserves local history

The Vernon Parish Public Library is a hub for the local community and actively works to preserve rare ...

Local

Mardi Gras parade returns to Leesville

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Leesville Mardi Gras Parade will be making its ...

Fort Polk

Fort Polk welcomes Nielson as senior enlisted soldier

An Assumption of Responsibility ceremony was held at Fort Polk recently to welcome Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen R. ...

Local

Leesville cited by state for infrastructure findings within water system

The city of Leesville has received a notice of violation from the Louisiana Office of Public Health, stating ...

High School Basketball

Lady Pirates beat Hornbeck, Lady Cats fall short

BWS Sports SIMPSON — The Hicks Lady Pirates opened defense of its District 3-C title on Tuesday with ...

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