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Unrestrained Louisiana Man Killed after Vehicle Collides with Log Truck on LA 26

Unrestrained Louisiana Man Killed after Vehicle Collides with Log Truck on LA 26. Louisiana – Troopers from LSP Troop D responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash west of the intersection of LA Hwy 26 and LA Hwy 377 in Allen Parish on June 24, 2022, shortly after 5:30 a.m. Andrew E. Spears, 25, of Mittie, Louisiana was killed in the crash. According to preliminary findings, the driver of a 2001 Mack (18-wheeler) log truck was traveling west on LA 26. Spears, who was also driving west in a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser, collided with the back of the log truck for unknown reasons.
MITTIE, LA
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25-year-old man killed in accident with logging tuck

Allen Parish, LA (KPLC) - A Mittie man was killed early Friday morning when his vehicle struck the rear of a logging truck, authorities said. The crash, which claimed the life of Andrew E. Spears, 25, happened just after 5:30 a.m. west of the intersection of La. 26 and La. 377, according to State Trooper Derek Senegal, spokesman for Louisiana State Police Troop D.
MITTIE, LA
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25-year-old killed after rear-ending logging truck

A Mittie man died early Friday after rear ending a logging truck just west of La. 26 and La. 377 in Allen Parish. The accident claimed the life of 25-year-old Andrew E. Spears, according to Trooper First Class Derek Senegal. The fatality report from Louisiana State Police Troop D said...
ALLEN PARISH, LA
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Oakdale fire victim identified

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Authorities have released the name of the person killed in last weekend’s Oakdale fire. The fire in the 300 block of Anderson Street claimed the life of 60-year-old Thelma Sue Kately, of Oakdale, City Police Chief Chad Doyle confirmed. Investigators are still working to...
OAKDALE, LA
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Three Arrests Made In Moss Bluff Thefts

On Friday, June 17, 2022, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a report of suspects burglarizing two different businesses on Highway 171 in Moss Bluff about 2:00 a.m. Detectives learned the suspects cut off several catalytic converters from vehicles located at the business, stole a set of rims and...
MOSS BLUFF, LA
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Fort Polk Progress Changes Name to Louisiana Armed Forces Alliance

LEESVILLE, LA.–In a move to include representation of more areas of the state and to accommodate a pending name change for Fort Polk as a result of the William "Mac" Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 (NDAA 2021) the board of directors for Fort Polk Progress voted recently to change the nonprofit organization’s name to the Louisiana Armed Forces Alliance.
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3 Louisiana Men Arrested for Alleged Burglary and Theft in Moss Bluff

3 Louisiana Men Arrested for Alleged Burglary and Theft in Moss Bluff. Lake Charles, Louisiana – On June 23, 2022, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office reported that on June 17, 2022, CPSO detectives received a report about unknown suspects burglarizing two different businesses on Highway 171 in Moss Bluff at approximately 2:00 a.m. Detectives learned from the victims that the suspects removed several catalytic converters from vehicles parked at the business. The suspects also stole rims and tires, two air compressors, and a variety of tools.
MOSS BLUFF, LA
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Fort Polk Progress changes name ahead of base renaming

The organization known as Fort Polk Progress has officially changed its name to the Louisiana Armed Forces Alliance, following a vote by board officials. Chairman of the organization, Rick Allen, said the move was made by the panel in an effort to include representation of more areas of the state and to accommodate the recent recommendation by the Naming Commission to change Fort Polk’s name to Fort Johnson.
FORT POLK, LA
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How drought is affecting watermelon season in Louisiana

DeRidder, LA (KPLC) - It’s officially summer, and that means watermelons, but what has the drought done to local watermelon crops?. Acres and acres of watermelon, that’s what you’ll see in the Sugartown area, which is known for growing these summertime fruits. A process that starts early as April first for the Lewis Produce farm.
SUGARTOWN, LA
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Burn restrictions issued by Vernon Parish, city of DeRidder

The Vernon Parish Police Jury announced Thursday it has issued a parish wide burn ban effective immediately and until further notice to combat the hot and dry conditions being seen throughout the parish. The order, signed by police jury president James Tuck, was issued with concurrence from Vernon Parish Fire...
VERNON PARISH, LA
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Subjects arrested, charged with attempted armed robbery

At 10:20 a.m., on Tuesday, June 14, DeQuincy Dispatch received a call from 9-11 stating that a female reported that a man with a gun had attempted to rob her of her money. DeQuincy Police dispatched Chief Casey Whitehead and Major Jerry Bell to Yoakum St. to work the call.
DEQUINCY, LA
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