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BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Edwin Maldonado is arguably the happiest man in Leesville.If you've been to any event downtow...
LISTEN TO THIS STORY HERE.BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- When 100-year-old Estelle Gill is asked by others to reveal her secret t...
VERNON PARISH CHRISTMAS PARADE WINNERS --According to the Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce:Overall -- Oak Forest Bap...
Photo by Elona Weston, 105.7BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- Old and young are delighted and dazzled at the sights and sounds aroun...
LEESVILLE -- The 2015 Mayfest poster was unveiled at an event Tuesday night at Gallery One Ellleven in downtown Leesville.Lak...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- George and Mary Thompson, longtime Leesville residents, will serve as the grand marshals of Sa...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The little church by the railroad tracks is celebrating a big milestone -- its 114th year.New Wil...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- Beauregard Parish's "Miracle on Washington" Christmas festival, themed this year ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- The Vernon Parish Library Board honored the longtime service of Finly Stanly on Tuesday.St...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Dan Nance, a former KVVP-FM 105.7 News Director and longtime Fort Polk Public Affairs Officer,...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7FORT POLK -- The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk will host a Veterans Day ceremony on F...
Veterans Day event calendar for West Central:Here are the events that have been submitted to us. Send event information to re...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- All veterans and family members are invited to the DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center to ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- There's an effort underway to fund the placement of a memorial to honor the service and sac...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDeRidder businessman and insurance industry veteran, Aubrey T. Temple Jr., has passed away at the age of 68...
The following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- Leesville Mayor Rick Allen, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, procl...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Rosepine High School has garnered national "Blue Ribbon" recognition, according to...
FROM STAFF REPORTSKIPLING -- A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday in eastern Beauregard Parish.Sgt. James...
The following is a news release from the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce:LEESVILLE -- Sam Fertitta Jr. was the last man st...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The Vernon Parish Fire Chaplains' Corps held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Thursday eveni...
FORT POLK -- The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held Thursday, Sept. 11 at 9...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The Leesville Fire Department and the Leesville Police Department will participate in the &quo...
FROM STAFF REPORTSSULPHUR -- A Singer man was booked Tuesday morning on fourth offense DWI, according to Louisiana State Poli...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- The decades-old "Healthy Baby Contest" will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 fr...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- Leesville City Council members Alice Guess and Danny Dowd were recently honored by the Louisia...
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- The funeral service for James "Jamey" Stephens, 31, of Rosepine, is set at 10 a....
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Beauregard Parish District Attorney David Burton was among those inducted Friday into the Lo...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- American Legion Post 145, in Leesville, will host their "Ride for the Heroes" poker ...
DERIDDER -- "Dining and Dancing with the Stars," a Beauregard ARC fundraiser, returns to the Beauregard Parish Fair...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- Beauregard Memorial Hospital is competing in the "Pink Glove Dance" video contest, wh...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLAKE CHARLES -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of a New Llano couple regarding their request for "...
FreedomFest 2014, featuring Little Big TownGates open at 5 p.m.Open to the publicFree admissionThe public will park at Honor ...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Longtime Leesville City Councilman William "Mike" Elliott passed away on Tuesday evenin...
BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- Joe Siciliano will be moving on from DeRidder, but the city will always be near.For years, Sicilia...
Thanks to everyone who voted in Today's Country 105.7's "Best of West Central" contest.We had 10 categories...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7ANACOCO -- Kristen Elizabeth Eusay, a senior at Anacoco High School, was selected to receive the Bill...
FROM STAFF REPORTSA longtime Vernon Parish educator was commended in a Senate resolution approved during the 2014 Legislative...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- The public is invited to the DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center for the unveiling of &quo...
FROM STAFF REPORTSMERRYVILLE -- A community-wide benefit walk/run, honoring Sissy Williamson, will be held Saturday, June 14 ...
FROM STAFF REPORTSBEAUREGARD PARISH -- A Dry Prong man is accused in Beauregard of stabbing a woman's dog to death.Accord...
FROM STAFF REPORTSPICKERING -- Vernon Parish lost a longtime education advocate on Saturday.Murphy O'Banion, who served o...
Duke is a Yorkie mix. He is one-year-old. He weighs 9.5 pounds. He's black and gold with brown eyes. He is quiet and laid...
HSWL Adoption Spotlight:Sugar is a 1-year-old Pekingese. He weighs nine pounds and is beige with brown eyes. He's good wi...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7TOLEDO BEND -- A Toledo Bend lodge will hit the auction block on Saturday, May 17.According to Bonnet...
FROM STAFF REPORTSLULING -- A fallen Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was honored May 5 in a peace officer's mem...
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- Firefighters and members of the public are invited to a sunset devotion at 6:30 p.m. Satur...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The Impromptu Players will present "Murder's in the Heir" in May.It's an audi...
Today's Country 105.7168 KVVP DriveLeesville, LA71446(337) 537-5887 - PhoneClick HERE for our Facebook pageClick HERE for...
LEESVILLE -- Fatboy and Skinny's will sponsor their 4th Annual Benefit Car, Truck and Cycle Show on Saturday, May 17 at t...
Sasha is a Beagle mix. She weighs 10 pounds and is 10 months old. She is brown with brown eyes. She is friendly and energetic...
HSWL adoption spotlight:Cody is a Beagle mix. He is 10 months old and weighs 10 pounds. He is red and red tick color. He has ...
HSWL adoption spotlight:AngelAngel is a mixed breed and 10 weeks old. She weighs eight pounds and is black, brown and white. ...
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7BEAUREGARD PARISH -- Local veterinarians and the Beauregard Parish Health Unit will sponsor the annua...
FROM STAFF REPORTSMANY -- The public is invited to join amateur astronomers from the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society to star...
HSWL adoption spotlight:Lily, a 1-year-old dachshund mix, is looking for a forever home. She weighs 8 pounds and she is choco...
BATON ROUGE -- Doug Stannard, general manager of Stannard Broadcasting in Leesville, was honored Wednesday with the Louisiana...
HSWL adoption spotlight:Tiffy is a Chihuahua, Yorkie mix. She is two years old and weighs 8 pounds. She is brown and gold wit...
FROM STAFF REPORTSTOLEDO BEND -- Residents are invited to a community forum at South Toledo Bend State Park at 6 p.m. Monday,...
DERIDDER -- Beauregard Parish Master Gardeners will hold a spring garden festival and plant sale at the Beauregard Parish Fai...
BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- A challenge -- that's why DeRidder resident Stacy Ranew began geocaching. She's been doing...
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- A local artist is making a splash in online art groups around the globe, using his iPhone to crea...
LEESVILLE -- Today's Country 105.7 will once again sponsor the "Krewe De Barkus" in the annual Vernon Parish Ma...
Humane Society of West Louisiana adoption spotlight:Homer is an 18-month-old Yorkie mix. He weighs six pounds, and is black a...
LEESVILLE -- "Watch and observe."That's the advice local author T.R. Dowden gives aspiring writers in the area....
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman gave the closing comments at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Ceremony at Fort...
BY ELONA WESTONMANY -- Winter brings a special kind of beauty to Hodges Gardens State Park in Many.The cooler temperatures ar...
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The Beauregard Parish School Board will consider awarding a bid on Thursday for a track at Sing...
The following is a news release from Northwestern State University:NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at...
LEESVILLE -- The Vernon Parish King Day Coalition has announced events for this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebra...
DERIDDER --- Darryl Littleton, a nationally acclaimed comic, will visit the Beauregard Parish Library at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. ...
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science hosted an awards ceremony recently ...
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