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Senate panel advances bill to let adopted people obtain original birth certificate

By Alex Tirado | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — After a lengthy debate, the Senate Judiciary ...

First Responder of the Week

Vernon Deputy Patrick Buckley being hailed as hero

A Vernon Parish deputy is being called a hero after his tireless work and dedication in locating a ...

Local

Fort Polk’s potential new name introduced to Congress

Fort Polk may soon become Fort Johnson if Congress accepts the recommendations submitted by the Renaming Commission this ...

Local

UPDATE: 34-year-old Rosepine woman found

UPDATE: Lindsay Marie Carter has been found The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is attempting to verify the safety ...

Local

Leesville student’s artwork to hang in congressman’s office

Artwork by a Vernon Parish student is now gracing the walls of Congressman Mike Johnson’s Leesville district office ...

Crime

Jury trials for men charged with newspaper carrier attack moved to October

The jury trials for two men charged in the aggravated attack on American Press newspaper carrier Woodie Blanks have ...

Crime

Leesville woman accused of falsely reporting her daughter was murdered

A Leesville woman was taken into custody last week after falsely reporting a homicide and then allegedly hiding ...

Vernon Parish

Cold case remains cold: New search leaves team empty-handed in missing person investigation

A new search was conducted over the weekend at the last known location of a Vernon Parish man ...

Local

Country crooner Morgan Wallen writes to local boy

A young boy from Evans struggling through a tough time in his life received a boost of confidence ...

Crime

Escaped work release inmate captured in Vernon Parish

A Beauregard Parish work release inmate was captured over the weekend, less than 24 hours after he walked ...

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