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Fort Johnson youth wins Boys, Girls Club Louisiana Military Youth of Year

By Angie Thorne | Fort Johnson FORT JOHNSON — Emmalee Polk recently attended the Louisiana Youth of the ...

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Anita Falcon’s relationship with her students often reaches beyond the classroom

By Emily Burleigh Anita Abshire Falcon, 47, wanted to teach in the same environment she was taught in. ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Another bout of severe weather awaits SW La.

Another bout of severe weather and heavy rainfall awaits Southwest Louisiana today. National Weather Service Lake Charles meteorologist ...

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New photography exhibit opens Saturday at Leesville art gallery

By Emily Burleigh An opening reception for a new photography exhibit, “The Thing About Trains” will be held ...

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SW La. not done with wet weather forecasts

Southwest Louisiana is looking at another round of heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding Thursday and Friday — ...

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Leesville Council looking to curb park vandalism

By Emily Burleigh The Leesville City Council is asking residents to help curve vandalism in Myrtle Park, 1103 King’s ...

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WEATHER WATCH: Severe thunderstorms expected this afternoon, tonight

Another round of severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon into tonight. Storms will be capable of ...

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Northwestern State honors local graduates

NATCHITOCHES  — Several Southwest Louisiana students were among those honored by Northwestern State University during spring commencement exercises ...

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Holley Fontenot loves to help students develop as writers, critical thinkers

By Emily Burleigh At St. Louis Catholic High School, Holley Fontenot, 38, gets to pursue her two passions: ...

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Fort Johnson a driving economic force for central, SW La.

By Emily Burleigh Fort Johnson is an economic tether for Vernon Parish — and the Louisiana Armed Forces ...

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