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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 ...

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 ...

High School Football

Former district foes continue series

By Warren Arceneaux After battling each other for the District 5-2A title the past two years, Rosepine and ...

Local

Vernon Parish included in second wave of GUMBO grants

Vernon Parish has been awarded $11 million to help bring affordable high speed internet to its underserved residents. ...

Fort Polk

JRTC, Fort Polk honor memory of 9/11 heroes

By Chuck Cannon |  Public Affairs Office FORT POLK — The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk ...

Crime

Sheriff investigating reports of laser pointers targeting local aircraft

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft reported on Wednesday that his office is assisting Fort Polk personnel in an ...

Fort Polk

JRTC, Fort Polk hosts round table for area civic leaders

By Chuck Cannon |  Public Affairs Specialist FORT POLK — Brig. Gen. David W. Gardner, Joint Readiness Training ...

Education

On Campus: Local La. Tech graduates recognized

RUSTON — Louisiana Tech University recognized several local graduates during its summer 2022 commencement ceremonies. They are: DeRidder ...

Local

Leesville, Sowela leaders celebrate Lamar Salter campus acquisition

City of Leesville leaders joined Sowela Technical Community College officials in commemorating the recent acquisition and opening of ...

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