Category Archives: Community News

State Parks Adjust Pool Schedule For End Of Summer

The Louisiana Office of State Parks is adjusting swimming pool schedules at sites throughout the state. Certified lifeguards are present Read More →

“Second Samuel” Continues 2nd Week of Performances

A roaring comedy about a small Georgia town continues its second week of performances. “Second Samuel” continues tomorrow and Saturday Read More →

Square Dance Club Looking for Members

For physical activity, you might consider square dancing and there’s a club recruiting members. It’s the Circle Eight Square Dance Read More →

Annual Book Sale Starts Today

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Today through Saturday you can pick up gently used books at the annual sale benefitting the Rapides Parish Friends of Read More →

Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

Leesville Main Street Manager Sam Kincade stands in front of the plaque designating the Historic Vernon Parish Courthouse as having been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Kincade now serves on the committee that makes those designations for the state of Louisiana.

LEESVILLE, LA –Leesville Main Street Manager, Sam Kincade, has been appointed as a new member of the Louisiana National Register Read More →

Fort Polk’s Education Initiative Receives MCEC Award

Some of the partners of the Education Initiative are shown here after having received the Military Child Education Coalition's (MCEC) 2014 Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award in the category of Outstanding Partnerships in Washington, D.C. on July 30. From left to right are Rhonda Plummer, Parish Administrator for the Vernon Parish Police Jury; Renita Page, Curriculum Coordinator for the Vernon Parish School Board; Jon Grafton, executive director of England Airpark and Fort Polk Progress Board member; James Williams, superintendent of the Vernon Parish School District; Stephanie Sarver, chief, Plans Analysis and Integration Office, Fort Polk; Jim Tuck, president of the Vernon Parish Police Jury and a Fort Polk Progress board member; Col. Thomas Moore, garrison commander of Fort Polk; Michael Reese, chairman of Fort Polk Progress; Paul Sawyer, of Louisiana Economic Development; and Katherine Corbin, of the Roosevelt Group.

LEESVILLE, La.–Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk, along with many partners, announced today that the Read More →

Veterans Voice Opinions on VA Health Care System

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Area veterans are given an opportunity to share their opinions about the veterans health care system. State Secretary of veterans’ Read More →

Magnolia Minutes Gives Preview of Things to Do in Natchitoches

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The oldest city in Louisiana is just up the road, and one of their tourism experts is creating a unique Read More →

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

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The wallets of parents around the country are about to get much lighter again. It’s that time of year, buying Read More →

Cenla Signs Opens New Location

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An old business has a new location. The Chamber of Commerce Red Coats cut the ribbon on Cenla Signs at Read More →