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Many back-to-school expenses eligible for state income tax deductions
Save receipts while shopping during the statewide sales tax holiday Aug. 1-2The following is a news release from the Louisian...
VCAC audit findings note tax issues, deficit
BY ELONA WESTONAn independent audit of the Vernon Community Action Council Inc. (VCAC) includes findings regarding late feder...
Most retail purchases exempt from state sales tax Aug. 1-2
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – Just in time for back-to-school ...
Bids opened for Leesville, Pickering track projects
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- Bids were received and taken under advisement Thursday for track refurbishment projects at Leesvi...
Murphy Oil zoning request on Leesville panel's Thursday agenda
LEESVILLE -- The Leesville Zoning Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to consider a zoning issue related to the new fu...
Cubic awarded $78M to support Army training at Fort Polk
FROM STAFF REPORTSFORT POLK -- Cubic Applications Inc. has been awarded $78.1 million to support Army training at Fort Po...
Free small business seminar slated July 15 in DeRidder
DERIDDER -- McNeese State University will host a free seminar, "Starting and Financing a Small Business," from 3 p....
VPSB to meet today, agenda outlined
LEESVILLE -- The Vernon Parish School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.There will be motions to advertise for bids for the r...
SWEPCO warns customers about disconnect fraud
The following is a June 5 news release from SWEPCO:SWEPCO, a unit of American Electric Power wants to warn customers about re...
Leesville adopts 2014-2015 budget
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council on Tuesday adopted the city's proposed budget for 2014-2015.Ope...
Maurices clothing store coming to DeRidder
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- A new women's clothing store is coming to DeRidder.Maurices will open mid-summer, according...
Leesville Council discusses buying vs. leasing golf carts for city-owned course
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council is weighing options to accommodate golfers with carts at the city-owne...
Leesville rolls out 2014-2015 proposed budget
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- The Leesville City Council on Monday rolled out its proposed budget for 2014-2015.Operating reven...
2014 Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is May 24-25
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – Flashlights, batteries, portable...
Northrop Grumman secures $24M for Fort Polk work
FROM STAFF REPORTSNorthrop Grumman Enterprise Management Services, of Herndon, Va. was awarded a $24,997,000 firm-fixed-p...
Leesville announces zoning and code education program
The following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville announced to its residents and ...
Smith measure outlining economic impact of state's military, urging support approved
BY ELONA WESTONBATON ROUGE -- A measure by Sen. John Smith, R-Leesville, that outlines the economic impact of military instal...
Beauregard Parish Government Auction planned May 31
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The annual Beauregard Parish Government Auction will be Saturday, May 31 at the Beauregard Pari...
Delta Airlines expands service at Alexandria International Airport (AEX)
The following is a news release from the England Air Park and Community:ALEXANDRIA -- Delta Airlines and Alexandria Internati...
Hornbeck announces plans to install CNG station in Leesville
The following was released Friday by the Town of Hornbeck and the City of Leesville, listen for our coverage on Monday:SPECIA...
BARC audit looks into financial discrepencies
BY RYAN KEETONBEAUREGARD PARISH -- An audit of the Beauregard ARC has turned up some financial discrepancies.According to an ...
LLA: Current, past Oakdale clerks accused of using city funds to pay fringe benefits
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor:Current and past payroll processing clerks for the Cit...
Cellular One, CCA, and iSelectMD Announce Implementation of the First mHealth Program in the US wireless market
The following is a news release from Cellular One:Wayne, PA, MTPCS, LLC, d.b.a Cellular One in Louisiana and Texas have partn...
Officials eye joint Beauregard, Vernon economic development panel
FROM STAFF REPORTSVERNON PARISH -- Officials in Beauregard and Vernon parishes are looking to form a joint economic developme...
Wounded Warrior Fund bill pulled from committee due to budget, but still in works
FROM STAFF REPORTSBATON ROUGE -- Rep. Frankie Howard, R-Many, said his bill that would dedicate 15 percent of the state excis...
Fort Polk to host NAF auction on March 1
The following is a news release from the Fort Polk Public Affairs Office:FORT POLK -- The Joint Readiness Training Center and...
Hornbeck eyes list of enhancements in 2014
BY RYAN KEETONHORNBECK -- The Town of Hornbeck on Monday released its annual report on projects within the town and addressed...
SRA expects FERC relicensing to be finalized soon
BY ELONA WESTONMANY -- Relicensing for the Sabine River Authority of Louisiana and Texas' joint hydroelectric power gener...
Vernon Parish area lawmaker to propose La. Wounded Warrior Fund bill again
BY ELONA WESTONRep. Frankie Howard will once again propose a measure to dedicate a portion of the state excise tax levied on ...
SRA to meet Thursday, agenda outlined
The Sabine River Authority of Louisiana will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the agency's Pendleton Bridge Office.Here's t...
DeRidder City Council to hold regular meeting on Monday
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...
BPSB to consider awarding bid for Singer High track project
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- The Beauregard Parish School Board will consider awarding a bid on Thursday for a track at Sing...
Kinder police chief arrested, accused of malfeasance
FROM STAFF REPORTSKINDER -- Kinder Police Chief Gary Pelican was arrested Wednesday by Louisiana State Police.Pelican, 52, is...
"Back-to-School Selfie" tablet contest drawing:We're giving away a Google Nexus 7 Tablet and for a chance to wi...
Louisiana state income tax filing begins Jan. 31
The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Reve...
DeRidder's Park Terrace Shopping Center has new owner
DERIDDER -- The Park Terrace Shopping Center in DeRidder has a new owner.Regency Properties has acquired the 128,000-square-f...