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VPSO Arrest Report August 4-6, 2022

The following bookings were logged by the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:. Kaleb Pennock, age 23, of Leesville, was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Trespass, one count of Disturbing the Peace / Drunkenness, one count of Criminal Damage to Property, one count of Criminal Mischief, and one outstanding Bench Warrant. Bond has not been set and Pennock remains in the VPSO jail.
VERNON PARISH, LA
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DeRidder City Council Sets Two Public Hearings for August 22, 2022, Meeting

DeRidder City council met at 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2022. President Hooper was absent. Two ordinances were passed with public hearings scheduled for Monday, August 22, during the regularly scheduled 5:30 meeting:. for the city to contract with McManus Construction LLC for the Meadowbrook Street Road and Drainage improvements...
DERIDDER, LA
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Leesville City Council is Updated on 2022 Street Project Bid

Leesville City Council met at 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2022. Council members Chris Robertson and Alice Guess were absent. Monthly bills were presented as $51,719.08. One pay request was approved in the amount of $100,444.40 for the Leesville Splash Project. City Engineer Mark McCarty updated the council. The bid...
LEESVILLE, LA
Lake Charles American Press

Late Leesville artist honored for achievements

A late Leesville-born artist has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed to her husband to mark the couple’s trailblazing efforts in teaching artists across the U.S., Canada and Europe through their art instruction videos. This summer, Ralph Liliedahl accepted the award from PleinAir Magazine at a ceremony...
LEESVILLE, LA
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Leesville Experimental Aircraft Association Celebrated 22nd Anniversary

KJAS in Jasper has shared that the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Chapter #1356 at the Leesville City Airport celebrated the group’s 22nd anniversary on Saturday. The chapter in Leesville, which is one of the roughly 1,000 local entities of the organization worldwide, not only promote the building of aircraft, but also flying in general, giving local aviators a place to hang out and share ideas and experiences.
LEESVILLE, LA
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Newton Lions Get the Scoop on Eagles ’22 Football Season

The guest speaker of the Newton Lions Club was Coach Drew Johnston. He was accompanied by some of the coaches that will lead at NISD this year. Coach Johnston shared some insider information about his team this season. “I am definitely looking forward to this season. We have 15 seniors returning this year and they are a great group of kids. Many of these players were thrown in the fire their sophomore year, so they know what to expect.”
NEWTON, TX
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Parenting workshop held at Raymond Laborde Correctional Center

The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina Hoffpauir, 34, capable of standing trial for the August 2019 death of Sherwood Doyle, 81, in Elizabeth. Hoffpauir is charged with first-degree murder.
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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Another Happy Home in Newton County

The last home has been completed under the Newton County 2015-2016 Housing Assistance Program. On Friday, July 29, 2022, Judge Kenneth Weeks and Andrew Harmon with the Texas General Land Office had the opportunity to present Patsy Sykes of Burkeville with the keys to her new home. It was such a special day for the homeowner.
NEWTON COUNTY, TX
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Singer Miles Pike Coming to Burkeville Baptist Church

Come see Miles Pike in concert August 14 at 6:00 PM at Burkeville Baptist Church located on Hwy 1414 in Burkeville, TX. This native Texan’s unique voice comfortably spans a freakish five octaves and has inspired listeners around the nation. Five of Miles’ radio singles have reached the #1 position on the radio. Check him out at http://www.MilesPikeMusic.com.
BURKEVILLE, TX
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Free car seats, safety checks available in DeRidder Saturday

DeRidder, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force is holding an event in DeRidder Saturday to promote child passenger safety. Certified technicians will conduct free child car seat inspections, assist with installation and answer questions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Green Chevrolet (307 East First St.)
DERIDDER, LA
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Larry Joe Karr, Sr.

Larry Joe Karr Sr., 81, of Merryville, La., passed from this life on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. Larry Joe was a fighter from birth, losing his father at six weeks old, suffering a terrible injury before he was two, spending much of his childhood undergoing surgeries, and later in life serious health issues that could have ended his beautiful life long before now. Instead, God allowed us to keep him.
MERRYVILLE, LA
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409Sports Two-A-Days: Newton Eagles

NEWTON, Texas — After going undefeated in district, the Newton Eagles are battle tested and ready for another shot at state. "Newton, Texas. This is the deal," said Newton Eagles Head Coach Drew Johnston. "It's the talk of the town and everybody has been excited to get going." For...
NEWTON, TX
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Former Louisiana congressman Buddy Leach dies at 88

Longtime legislator and Leesville native, Anthony Claude “Buddy” Leach Jr. passed away this weekend at the age of 88. Leach’s daughter, Mary Warner, confirmed her father’s death to media outlets, saying he died of congestive heart failure in Baton Rouge on Saturday. On Sunday, Gov. John...
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Obituary for Larry Joe Karr, Sr.,

Visitation for Larry Joe Karr, Sr., 81, of Merryville, LA, will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Visitation will continue Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM at the Merryville United Methodist Church in Merryville, LA.
MERRYVILLE, LA
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Leesville Native, US Congressman and Louisiana House Member Anthony Claude "Buddy" Leach, Jr. Dies in Baton Rouge

Anthony Claude “Buddy” Leach Jr. passed away of congestive heart failure in Baton Rouge on Saturday at the age of 88. He was a state Legislator, US Representative and Leesville native. Leach was born in Leesville in 1934 and served in the U.S. Army for three years, from 1956 to 1959. He was active in Politics from 1968 to 2010 including serving as as the chairman of the LA House Ways and Means Committee. He was chairman of the Louisiana Democratic Party from 2010 – 2012.
LEESVILLE, LA
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Back to School supplies giveaway Saturday at Beauregard Fairgrounds

The C&B Community Organization in DeRidder will be holding its 13th annual Back to School supplies giveaway event today, Aug. 6, and the organization’s founding members say they anticipate some of the largest crowds to date. Beginning at 5 p.m. inside the fairgrounds exhibition hall at 506 West Drive,...
DERIDDER, LA
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Back to School supplies giveaway today

The C&B Community Organization in DeRidder will be holding its 13th annual Back to School supplies giveaway today, Aug. 6, and the organization’s founding members said they anticipate some of the largest crowds to date. Beginning at 5 p.m. inside the fairgrounds exhibition hall at 506 West Drive, volunteers...
DERIDDER, LA
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