Category Archives: Community News

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 →

CLEDA Sponsors Marketing Workshop

Entrepreneurs gather this morning for a workshop about their customers. The goal is how to make sure your marketing goes Read More →

CLTCC Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

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Another school is banning tobacco use on campus, as now required by state law. The no smoking enforcement will apply Read More →

3 Charities Benefit Greatly from Annual La Cuisine

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For almost a dozen years, chefs and cooks and restaurateurs in Central Louisiana have showed off their skills for charity. Read More →

All-Sports Camp Teaches Kids Team-Building Skills

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Kids grades one through 12 are on the LSUA campus this week for the All-Sports Camp. Boys and girls get Read More →

Food Bank Visit Inspires Donation

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A trip to the Central Louisiana Food Bank inspires some residents to make a special donation. Residents of Our Lady’s Read More →