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City of DeRidder Water Line Replacement on Wednesday

City of DeRidder alerts residents in the High School Drive and Texas Street area who were out of water this week during the repair of a leak will be without water again Wednesday, July 6 while the water line is replaced. Water will be turned off for the line replacement starting at 9 a.m. and should be restored by 5 p.m. that evening.
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Small Funnel Cloud Spotted Near Mamou [PHOTOS]

A number of photos have surfaced on Facebook Thursday morning showing what appears to be a funnel cloud. The photos are coming in from the area just north of Mamou. One person reports seeing debris flying around on the ground, but as of now, we have not received any reports of damage in the area.
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Debra Jean Brister Hoskey

Debra Jean Brister Hoskey, 66, of DeRidder, La., passed from this life on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Michael Paul Hoskey Sr. and Misty of DeRidder, La., Justin Paul Hoskey and Tara of Lake Charles, La., Nathan Paul Hoskey and Demi of Moss Bluff, La., Stewart Paul Hoskey and Andrea of DeRidder, La.; daughters, Britteney Jean Hoskey and Shane of DeRidder, La., Lisa Argueta and Blake of DeRidder, La.; mother, Helen McCullough Brister of DeRidder, La.; brother, David Allen Brister and Rosalind of DeRidder, La.; grandchildren, Michael Paul Hoskey Jr., Treyton Paul Hoskey, Kyleigh Marie Hoskey, Shaniyah Peters, Shane Peters Jr., Shadia Peters; great-grandchildren, Elise Della Jean Hoskey, Sage Paul Hoskey, Brendon Culverhouse, Lindsey Culverhouse, Mary Ellen Smith, Stephen Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
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Obituary for Mary J. Paul

Mary J. Paul entered peacefully into rest on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the age of 63 years. Visitation will begin Saturday, July 2, 2022, from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service which will begin at 12:00 PM, in the chapel of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder. Interment will follow at the Drakes Fork Cemetery in Cravens, LA. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder.
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Rosepine to host Net Rippers Basketball Camp

ROSEPINE — Rosepine basketball coaches C.T. Kiely, Logan Maddox and Joe Richey will be hosting the annual Net Rippers Basketball Camp at RHS from July 25-27, 2022. There will be two sessions of the camp each day. Boys and girls ages 5-8 will be in action from 8-11 a.m. each day, while those boys and girls ages 9-14 will take to the court between noon and 3 p.m.
ROSEPINE, LA
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Take Advantage of Support EAP Offers Fort Polk Community

FORT POLK, La. — Fort Polk’s Department of the Army Civilians work hard. That intense drive to get the job done can lead to stress. Add in whatever concerns they are dealing with in their personal lives and it can lead to a toxic mix of anxiety nobody should have to bear alone.
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Gulfport Bound

By: RHETT MANUEL Sports Editor DERIDDER — Ville Platte’s under-10 All-Stars continued a magical run last weekend in DeRidder. They used a consistent offense to average nearly 10 runs per game to capture the PONY Central Region championship and advance to the World Series in Gulfport, MS. The tournament is scheduled for July 13-17. At this point, the team’s accomplishments can’t be considered…
VILLE PLATTE, LA
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Allen Parish Crash Takes Life of Mittie Man

On Friday, June 24, 2022, shortly after 5:30 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash west of the intersection of LA Hwy 26 and LA Hwy 377 in Allen Parish. The preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a 2001 Mack (18-wheeler) log truck,...
ALLEN PARISH, LA
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City of DeRidder Authorizes Bids for Kilman Pines Drainage Project

DeRidder City Council met Monday, June 27, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. All members were present. A resolution was passed authorizing the city to advertise for bids for the Kilman Pines Drainage Project. Four Public Hearings were held and passed to :. Enter into a cooperative agreement with DeRidder Youth Football...
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Gratitude is expressed for highway work

Adam Janet, village engineer for Turkey Creek, expressed a personal thank you to State Senator Heather Cloud and State Representative Rhonda Butler for their work in getting U.S. Hwy 167 N resurfaced from its intersection with La. Hwy 13 to the Rapides Parish line. “I truly believe those two ladies...
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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.
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Obituary for Cheryl Alisa Lacy

Cheryl Alisa Lacy, 69, of DeRidder, LA passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022. Visitation will be Thursday, June 23 from 4-6pm at Unity Baptist Church. Memorial service will be Thursday, June 23 at 6pm Unity Baptist Church. For full obituary, visit Chaddick Funeral Home.
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Obituary for Frank Anthony Scott

Vistation for Frank Anthony Scott will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., with funeral being held at 11:00, at Beauregard Church of Christ in DeRidder, LA. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, 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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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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Obituary for Eddie McDonald Garris

Visitation for Eddie McDonald Garris, 74, of DeRidder, will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at The River Church in Merryville, Louisiana. Funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Monday, June 27, 2022 at The River Church in Merryville, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana.
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Obituary for Margaret Mary Powers

A Memorial for Margaret Mary Powers, 84, of DeRidder, will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 4:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Graveside service will be held at a later date. View the full obituary at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.
DERIDDER, LA
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Obituary for Richard Darrell Hargrave Jr.

Richard Darrell Hargrave Jr. passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Rosepine, Louisiana. A private family memorial service will be held. Services are entrusted to the care of the Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder. View the full obituary notice at Labby Memorial Funeral Home.
ROSEPINE, LA
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