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BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Edwin Maldonado is arguably the happiest man in Leesville.If you've been to any event downtow...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- A joint law enforcement effort led to the arrest of a Leesville man on five counts of possessi...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:A Louisiana D...
LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE.BY ELONA WESTONSUGARTOWN -- Alison Greene knows the blankets she makes have no magical healing powe...
FROM STAFF REPORTSNEW LLANO -- West Central Louisiana is getting a new barbeque restaurant.BubbaQue's plans to open in Fe...
BY ELONA WESTONLAKE CHARLES -- The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed the sentence of a Vernon Parish man convicted of ...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council on Monday adopted an ordinance outlining annexation to incorporate Gen...
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- Vernon Parish is the recipient of $42,000 in federal grant money from the Louisiana Ho...
FROM STAFF REPORTSElection day is Saturday.Voters will decide a runoff in the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Democrat Mar...
Some headlines last week:30th JDC jury finds Vernon woman 'not guilty' on drug chargeVERNON PARISH -- A 30th Judicial...
The following is a news release from State Treasurer John Kennedy:BATON ROUGE -- State Treasurer John Kennedy announced Wedne...
By Cathy Kroppwww.army.milSPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2014) -- The Department of the Army...
The following is a Nov. 17 news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:The Louisiana Department of W...
By Sgt. Greg Stevens and Spc. Noshoba Davis, 256th IBCTPublic Affairs RepresentativesSPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7CAMP BEAUREGARD ...
BY ELONA WESTONOne meeting remains for the public to give input on 'scenic river management plans' for five streams t...
The following is a news release from the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana:PAR is releasing a report today, Nov. 1...
FROM STAFF REPORTSCongressman John Fleming, R-La., who won re-election on Tuesday in the 4th Congressional District, has endo...
FROM STAFF REPORTSSeveral public meetings are set in coming days to discuss "scenic river management plans" for sev...
BY ELONA WESTONThere was about a 50 percent voter turnout statewide on Tuesday as voters determined local and state seats as ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSEUNICE -- The life, times and music of Jimmie Davis, Louisiana's "Singing Governor," will be ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER --The Four Winds Tribe, Louisiana Cherokee Confederacy, will host its 15th annual powwow on Saturd...
UPDATE: According to authorities, 15-year-old Dakota Schexnider, of Singer, has been located and is safe. She had been report...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- State education officials released performance scores for public schools and public school d...
Some headlines last week:Suspect in home invasion in Vernon also accused in stolen vehicle case in BeauregardFROM STAFF REPOR...
The following is a news release from Cleco Corp.:PINEVILLE -- Cleco Corporation (NYSE: CNL), a public utility holding company...
The following is a news release from the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office:FORT POLK -- A host of activities are planned as hun...
The following is a news release from SuddenLink:ALEXANDRIA -- The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off...
The following is a statement released Monday from the Louisiana House of Representatives:“A basic function of governmen...
Girl Scouts go for the gold on Leesville Main StreetThe following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- L...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office:MONROE -- The newest member of the State F...
The following is a news release from CLTCC:ALEXANDRIA -- Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC), along with th...
The following is a news release from the U.S. Department of Defense:The Department of Defense announced today the death of a ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Rosepine High School has garnered national "Blue Ribbon" recognition, according to...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Today's Country 105.7 will be live from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Alford Motor...
Headlines last week:Sulphur sex offender accused of trying to kidnap child in RosepineFROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- A Su...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:Honorably discharged, Louisiana resid...
FROM STAFF REPORTSNov. 4 is the open primary/congressional. Any runoffs will be decided during the open general/congressional...
The following is a news release from Northwestern State University:NATCHITOCHES – The selection of Dr. James Henderson ...
Some headlines last week:Fort Polk soldier's death under investigationThe following is a news release from the Fort Polk ...
The following is a news release from McNeese State University:DERIDDER -- McNeese State University will kick off its fall DeR...
FROM STAFF REPORTSCALCASIEU PARISH -- A Texas man was booked in Calcasieu Parish on Tuesday on his fifth DWI.Authorities say ...
Strain reminds horse owners to protect for mosquito borne diseasesThe following is a news release from the Louisiana Departme...
The following is a news release from the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office:FORT POLK -- A 10th Mountain Division (LI) soldier s...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7BATON ROUGE -- The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana on Wednesday released the PAR Guide t...
BY ELONA WESTONProposed changes to state employee healthcare plans are raising concerns around Louisiana. Some fear the chang...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7The following is a news release from Louisiana State Police:CALCASIEU PARISH -- Earlier this summer, ...
Listen to this story HERE.BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The effort to weigh in on Fort Polk's significance to the community...
Listen to this story HERE.BY ELONA WESTONU.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say the Fort Polk Land Acquisition Program pr...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies are exempt from state and local sales taxes Friday, Sept....
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7A former volunteer firefighter with the Beauregard Parish Broadlands Fire Station, Brandon Lee Harris...
Some headlines last week:DOTD: La. 8 bridge project completion date slated in 2016FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- Work on ...
The following is a news release from Fort Polk Progress:LEESVILLE -- The Vernon Parish School District, along with Fort Polk ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Leesville City Council members Alice Guess and Danny Dowd were recently honored by the Louisia...
The following is a news release from Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell:SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7FORT POLK -- The Attor...
The following is a news release from Louisiana State Police:BATON ROUGE – On Monday, Aug., 4, Speaker of the House Chuc...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office:Do you suspect that someone is misusing p...
FROM STAFF REPORTSSHREVEPORT -- A Natchitoches man was sentenced last week to 60 months in prison and three years of supervis...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commission:BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7ALEXANDRIA -- Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) and its extension sites will beco...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Supreme Court:Attorney Marta-Ann Schnabel, Chair of the Louisiana Judicial...
BY ELONA WESTONAn independent audit of the Vernon Community Action Council Inc. (VCAC) includes findings regarding late feder...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Beauregard Parish District Attorney David Burton was among those inducted Friday into the Lo...
More headlines this week:VPSB to lease space at Leesville Industrial Park for busesBY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The Vernon Par...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LEESVILLE -- Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) has announced its July schedule of town ...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – Just in time for back-to-school ...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7The following is a news release from Northwestern State University:NATCHITOCHES -- Northwestern State...
Listen to this story HERE.BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- There's a lot at stake, and much to fight for.That was the message ...
The following is a June 26 news release from Fort Polk Progress: (see a related story HERE).LEESVILLE - Fort Polk Progress ha...
Leesville's Kiersten Robertson will compete in the Miss Louisiana Organization competition this weekend in Monroe.The pag...
FROM STAFF REPORTSVernon and Beauregard parishes will benefit from a $6.17 million federal grant awarded to the Louisiana...
The following is a news release from Louisiana State Police, Troop E:Vernon Parish – Earlier today, a crash involving t...
The following is a news release from the LSU AgCenter:BATON ROUGE -- Students participating in 4-H spent a week (June 17-20) ...
The following is a news release from Louisiana State Police:BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana State Police Concealed Handgun Permi...
The following is a news release from the Central Louisiana Technical Community College:ALEXANDRIA -- Central Louisiana Techni...
Attorneys: Settlement reached in group's lawsuit against Beauregard Water District 3SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LAKE CHARLES ...
A look at the search command center on Wednesday. The Klaas Kids organization, a national organization, has joined in the sea...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Police officers acted appropriately in the arrests of two men in a February incident at a local d...
Wednesday's headlines:Leesville adopts 2014-2015 budgetFROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council on Tuesd...
FROM STAFF REPORTSA longtime Vernon Parish educator was commended in a Senate resolution approved during the 2014 Legislative...
FROM STAFF REPORTSThe Culture Trip, a travel, arts and culture website, has named the Beauregard Watermelon Festival one of t...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- West Central Louisiana has helped clear hurdles when it comes to preserving and enhancing Fort Po...
DeRidder man, accused of murder, pleads not guiltyFROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- A DeRidder man pleaded not guilty Th...
The following is a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office:LAFAYETTE -- U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced ...
The following is a news release from Fort Polk Progress:LEESVILLE -- Fort Polk Progress, as part of its Education Initiative,...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Some state lawmakers continue to oppose Common Core curriculum standards and are reminding G...
BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- Beauregard Parish lost its historian on Friday -- and best friend.Velmer Smith didn't only rec...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- One of Leesville's oldest homes will be auctioned off on Saturday, June 14.The Wingate-McRae ...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – Flashlights, batteries, portable...
The following is news release from the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office:BATON ROUGE -- Secretary of State Tom Schedl...
FROM STAFF REPORTSNorthrop Grumman Enterprise Management Services, of Herndon, Va. was awarded a $24,997,000 firm-fixed-p...
BY ELONA WESTONA health snapshot of every parish in Louisiana -- and every county in the nation -- is measured in rankings as...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- National Tourism Week will be marked next week around the U.S., statewide -- and locally -- wi...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council on Monday decided to table a resolution approving the application of a...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- A bill that outlines the "Equal Pay for Women Act of Louisiana," Senate Bill 334, ...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7ALLEN PARISH -- Two Calcasieu Parish men are accused of timber thefts in Allen Parish.According to a ...
BY ELONA WESTONBATON ROUGE -- A measure by Sen. John Smith, R-Leesville, that outlines the economic impact of military instal...
FROM STAFF REPORTSALEXANDRIA -- Vernon Parish is among the Central Louisiana parishes that will benefit from $613,296 in ...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Debra Cole said she's never smoked marijuana and probably never will, but her husband, who is...
Some Fort Polk soldiers treated to fried fish appreciation lunchBY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- Fried fish and a Friday afternoon ...
BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- The old house at 201 Royal Street seemed to call Joyce Jean Serhan's name."I fell in love...
FROM STAFF REPORTSSome voters in Beauregard and Vernon Parish will go to the polls on Saturday, May 3.Election day voting is ...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development on Tuesday advised drivers ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSGILLIS -- Louisiana State Police say a distracted driver crashed into a school bus in the Gillis area on Mo...
Today's Country 105.7168 KVVP DriveLeesville, LA71446(337) 537-5887 - PhoneClick HERE for our Facebook pageClick HERE for...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission:The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Com...
BY RYAN KEETONLEESVILLE -- Leesville City Council members approved a resolution Monday, authorizing the mayor to apply for a ...
Hornbeck announces plans to install CNG station in LeesvilleSPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LEESVILLE -- The Town of Hornbeck on Frid...
The following was released Friday by the Town of Hornbeck and the City of Leesville, listen for our coverage on Monday:SPECIA...
The following is a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff&rs...
BY RYAN KEETONFORT POLK -- Fort Polk played host Thursday to an education symposium.The event, sponsored by Fort Polk Progres...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited 11 people for allege...
Arrest made in Oberlin deathFROM STAFF REPORTSALLEN PARISH -- An arrest has been made in an Oberlin homicide.59-year-old Fred...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day, Americans a...
By Chuck CannonFort Polk Guardian community editorFORT POLK -- Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council spent March...
BY ELONA WESTONVERNON PARISH -- Twenty-one kiosks are being constructed along what will be known as the "Myths and Legen...
BY ELONA WESTONBATON ROUGE - Rep. James K. Armes, D-Leesville, is proposing a bill regarding pay for school support personnel...
BY ELONA WESTONVERNON PARISH -- Proponents of the legalization of marijuana aren't letting up on state lawmakers. They...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7The following is a news release from Fort Polk Progress:LEESVILLE -- Fort Polk Progress has announced...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Advocates for low-income families in Louisiana are asking state lawmakers to increase Louisi...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- This February, McNeese State University will kick off its first DeRidder SAGE program, a ...
New Llano authorities looking for men who cut down city's treeFROM STAFF REPORTSNEW LLANO -- The New Llano Police Departm...
The following is a news release from Cellular One:Wayne, PA, MTPCS, LLC, d.b.a Cellular One in Louisiana and Texas have partn...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Rep. Frankie Howard, R-Many, said his bill that would dedicate 15 percent of the state excis...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting another round of rain to begin Tuesday afte...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:The Louisiana Department of Wildlife ...
Story by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Amanda L. Owens, Navy Office of Community OutreachWASHINGTON (NNS) – A U...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The latest Louisiana municipality to attempt to join the fight against feral hogs is Leesville.Th...
Woman dies in Allen Parish crashALLEN PARISH -- An Oberlin woman has died in an Allen Parish crash. According to Louisiana St...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The City of DeRidder has partnered with McNeese Leisure Learning to bring the SAGE Lecture Seri...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7FORT POLK -- Fort Polk will maintain the 162nd Securities Forces Assistance Brigade for the remainder...
The following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville introduced an ordinance Monday ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The SWLA Forestry Association will hold its annual meeting and forum on Saturday, March 8 from ...
BY ELONA WESTONMANY -- Relicensing for the Sabine River Authority of Louisiana and Texas' joint hydroelectric power gener...
VERNON PARISH -- Stay off the roadways.That's the advice of officials locally and around the state.On Tuesday morning, th...
The following is a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:VERNON PARISH -- Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft ...
BY ELONA WESTONRep. Frankie Howard will once again propose a measure to dedicate a portion of the state excise tax levied on ...
BY ELONA WESTONBEAUREGARD PARISH -- Dry conditions and dead vegetation have prompted State Fire Marshal Butch Browning to iss...
The Sabine River Authority of Louisiana will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the agency's Pendleton Bridge Office.Here's t...
Louisiana State Parks is asking residents to help plan the future of outdoor recreation in Louisiana.The department is asking...
LONGVILLE -- Beauregard Parish Waterworks District 3 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the panel's office in Longville. Here...
DERIDDER -- The DeRidder City Council will hold a meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 at 5:30 p.m. Here is the agenda:1. Meeting calle...
The Vernon Parish Police Jury will hold a committee meeting at 5 p.m. Monday. Here is the agenda:1. Call to Order2. Invocatio...
The following is a Jan. 10 news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:LUFKIN, Texas —...
The following is a news release from McNeese State University:LAKE CHARLES -- The theme of McNeese State University’s s...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning residents about an e-mail scam that instructs re...
BY ELONA WESTONBATON ROUGE -- A Baton Rouge judge on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Bobby Jindal's teacher tenure law is uncon...
BY ELONA WESTONBATON ROUGE -- The 2014 session of the Louisiana Legislature will convene Monday, March 10. Final adjournment,...
The following is a news release from Fort Polk Progress:LEESVILLE -- Fort Polk Progress is set to conduct a strategic plannin...
MARTHAVILLE -- Rebel State Historic Site will offer a mountain dulcimer workshop on Saturday, Jan. 18.Daryle Stephenson, of S...
NATCHITOCHES -- The dates for the 2014 Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival have been announced.The festival, in its 35th year, wil...
MARTHAVILLE -- Guests are invited to Rebel SHS on Saturday, Jan. 11 to learn more about the history of Folk Music and Art in ...
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Reve...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Students and friends of Dr. Paralee Norman will gather at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael's C...
DERIDDER -- The Park Terrace Shopping Center in DeRidder has a new owner.Regency Properties has acquired the 128,000-square-f...
The final environmental impact statement for the Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project has been prepared by the Federal Energy Re...
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