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Vernon Parish Library announces lineup for "Musical Odyssey XI"
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- The Vernon Parish Library has announced the lineup for its "Musical Odyssey XI."...
DeRidder woman booked on DWI, third offense
FROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- A DeRidder woman was booked on DWI, third offense, on Tuesday, according to a news rel...
"Day of the Dead" exhibit planned in Leesville, artists invited to participate
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Gallery One Ellleven, in downtown Leesville, will host a "Day of the Dead" exhibit t...
Contest details for 87th annual Beauregard Parish Fair Fiddle Contest outlined
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- The Beauregard Parish fair fiddle contest will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 at the...
"One Ninety West" among local bands performing at Beauregard Parish Fair
BY ANTHONY MARTINBEAUREGARD PARISH -- Since its formation in October 2013, local Southern Rock band "One Ninety West&quo...
Leesville, Allen airports to get federal improvement grants
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The Leesville Airport will be getting $709,536 in federal grant money from the U.S. Depart...
Liberty Theater plans tribute to Cajun, Grand Ole Opry great, Jimmy C. Newman
FROM STAFF REPORTSEUNICE -- Musician Jimmy C. Newman will be remembered in a special concert at the Liberty Theater in Eunice...
Leesville man accused in thefts
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- A 38-year-old Leesville man is accused in several thefts.According to a news release from ...
BPSO reporting recent drug-related arrests
FROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- A 38-year-old DeRidder man is accused of drug possession and battery among other charg...
Simpson man vying for spot at 2014 Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship
FROM STAFF REPORTSA Simpson man is among the participants vying for a spot this week in the 2014 Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor W...
"Dining and Dancing with the Stars" set July 26 in DeRidder
DERIDDER -- "Dining and Dancing with the Stars," a Beauregard ARC fundraiser, returns to the Beauregard Parish Fair...
Classical guitarist to perform at Vernon Parish Library
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Peter Fletcher, a classical guitarist, will perform Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Vernon P...
Beauregard Watermelon Festival Information
Beauregard Watermelon Festival InformationJune 26-28At the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds in DeRidderThere will be lots of fun...
"A Night On Broadway" set June 20 at the Polk Theatre
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The 2014 Leesville Summer Theatre Company presents, "A Night On Broadway," with perf...
Singer, producer to discuss ways to break into the music business at Vernon Parish Library event
The following is a news release from the Vernon Parish Library:Gabriel Farago, a country singer, songwriter and producer, wil...
Arts, culture website gives nod to Beauregard Watermelon Festival
FROM STAFF REPORTSThe Culture Trip, a travel, arts and culture website, has named the Beauregard Watermelon Festival one of t...
BPSO: Man accused of stabbing, killing dog
FROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- A Dry Prong man is accused in Beauregard of stabbing a woman's dog to death.Accord...
Mayfest entertainment schedule
Mayfest entertainment schedule:FRIDAY, MAY 2 -- Main stage only5 p.m. -- David Locklear (Light rock and pop)6:15 p.m. to 7:15...
Impromptu Players to present show in May
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The Impromptu Players will present "Murder's in the Heir" in May.It's an audi...
Louisiana Veterans Festival planned in Slidell
SLIDELL -- The Louisiana Veterans Festival will be held May 17 at Northshore Harbor Center from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.Entertainme...
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Final 'Downtown at Sundown' event will feature music, walking tour
The following is a news release from the City of DeRidder:DERIDDER -- The last event of the "Downtown at Sundown" c...
House shelves "speed trap" bill
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- A bill that would have authorized the labeling of some towns as "speed traps" was ...
Dates set for 2014 Beauregard Watermelon Festival
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The dates for this year's Beauregard Watermelon Festival are set.The event will take place ...
Rebel State to host "Bluegrass Wingding" on March 29
FROM STAFF REPORTSMARTHAVILLE -- Rebel State Historic Site’s "Bluegrass Wingding" on Saturday, March 29, will...
Lorrie Morgan to headline DeQuincy Railroad Festival
FROM STAFF REPORTSDEQUINCY -- Country singer Lorrie Morgan will be the headline performer Saturday, April 12, at 8 p.m., at t...
Stannard honored with LAB "Lifetime Achievement Award"
BATON ROUGE -- Doug Stannard, general manager of Stannard Broadcasting in Leesville, was honored Wednesday with the Louisiana...
Starks man accused of rape
FROM STAFF REPORTSCALCASIEU PARISH -- A Starks man is accused of rape, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish ...
News for the week of Feb. 24
Merryville Heritage Festival set March 27-29FROM STAFF REPORTSMERRYVILLE -- The Merryville Heritage Festival will be March 27...
Impromptu Players begin 32nd season with 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat'
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- The Impromptu Players will begin their 32nd season with the musical, "Joseph and the...
DeRidder sailor serves as oboist with U.S. Navy’s Concert Band
Story by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Amanda L. Owens, Navy Office of Community OutreachWASHINGTON (NNS) – A U...
Inmate accused of trying flee authorities during medical treatment
DERIDDER -- A 20-year-old DeRidder man, an inmate in the Beauregard Parish Jail, is accused of trying to escape authorities w...
DeRidder 'Arts Parade' lineup announced, ticket sales underway
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The line-up for the City of DeRidder's 6th Annual Arts Parade Concert Series has been relea...
Local artist making splash with 'iPhoneography'
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- A local artist is making a splash in online art groups around the globe, using his iPhone to crea...
Local author encourages writers to seek inspiration 'everywhere'
LEESVILLE -- "Watch and observe."That's the advice local author T.R. Dowden gives aspiring writers in the area....
Leesville's Joseph Sisters Gallery slates upcoming events
LEESVILLE -- The following upcoming events have been announced by Joseph Sisters Gallery of Leesville:ExhibitionApril 12 - Mi...
Pianist Joel Hastings to perform at NSU on Jan. 16
The following is a news release from Northwestern State University:NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at...
Dates for 2014 Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival announced
NATCHITOCHES -- The dates for the 2014 Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival have been announced.The festival, in its 35th year, wil...
Help us expand our listings! Send submissions to email@example.com.Natchitoches:Natchitoches Meat Pie FestivalThe 2014 dates...
Rebel SHS to present "History of Folk Music and Art"
MARTHAVILLE -- Guests are invited to Rebel SHS on Saturday, Jan. 11 to learn more about the history of Folk Music and Art in ...
Eunice's Liberty Theater to feature 'Rendez-vous des Cajuns' show
EUNICE - The Liberty Theater in Eunice will host the "Rendez-vous des Cajuns" Cajun music radio and television show...
Nationally-acclaimed comic, Darryl Littleton, to visit Beauregard Parish Library
DERIDDER --- Darryl Littleton, a nationally acclaimed comic, will visit the Beauregard Parish Library at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. ...
Today's Country 1057 Concert Tour
We are giving our amazing listeners chances to win concert packages to some of the hottest country concerts in Louisiana and ...
1941 Louisiana Maneuvers Commemoration event in DeRidder
Scenes from the Sept. 26-27, 2014 event in DeRidder.