Taste of West Central
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Taste of West Central
West Central scenes
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"Ride for the Heroes" set Saturday in Leesville
FROM STAFF REPORTSLEESVILLE -- American Legion Post 145, in Leesville, will host their "Ride for the Heroes" poker ...
Leesville municipal pool opens
LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville has announced that its municipal pool is now open.Sessions are $2 each per person.City...
Community invited to garrison commander's fishing tourney
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7FORT POLK -- The community is invited to attend the Fort Polk Garrison Commander's Fishing tourna...
"Running For A Cure 5K" set Sept. 20 in DeRidder
DERIDDER -- "Running For A Cure 5K," benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, is set for 8 a.m. Sept. 20 in De...
'Best of West Central' winners announced
Thanks to everyone who voted in Today's Country 105.7's "Best of West Central" contest.We had 10 categories...
New Family Dollar opening in DeRidder this summer
FROM STAFF REPORTSDERIDDER -- A new Family Dollar store is coming to DeRidder.The store, at 1010 West 1st Street, will be 8,0...
War Memorial Civic Center to honor Velmer Smith
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7DERIDDER -- The public is invited to the DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center for the unveiling of &quo...
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...
NY man pleads guilty in scheme to use counterfeit access devices at casinos
The following is a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office:LAFAYETTE -- U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced ...
City of Leesville announces build date for Jubilee Park playground
The following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville has announced that Friday, May ...
Toledo Bend lodge to hit the auction block
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7TOLEDO BEND -- A Toledo Bend lodge will hit the auction block on Saturday, May 17.According to Bonnet...
"Return to Tiger Land" set May 17 at Fort Polk
FROM STAFF REPORTSFORT POLK -- A "Return to Tiger Land" tour is set May 17 on North Fort Polk.Military veterans who...
Leesville looking for volunteers to help build playground
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville is looking for volunteers to help build a playground for Jubilee P...
Vernon Parish slated to be travel motorcoach destination
BY ELONA WESTONVERNON PARISH -- In coming months, Vernon Parish will become a stop for travel motorcoaches.Vernon Parish tour...
MayFest to offer music, art, vendors and food May 2-3
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LEESVILLE -- Music, arts, food and crafts will highlight the annual MayFest, set May 2-3 in downtown ...
DOTD issues Easter holiday travel advisory
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development on Tuesday advised drivers ...
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...
DeRidder man creates historical downtown walking tour
BY ELONA WESTONDERIDDER -- A DeRidder history enthusiast has mapped a walking tour that includes 22 points of interest in the...
City of Leesville announces name change for golf course
The following is a news release from the City of Leesville:LEESVILLE -- Is it the Country Club? The Municipal Golf Course Mee...
Fatboy and Skinny's sets annual car, truck and cycle show for May 17
LEESVILLE -- Fatboy and Skinny's will sponsor their 4th Annual Benefit Car, Truck and Cycle Show on Saturday, May 17 at t...
Boil advisory for residents, businesses in Wal-Mart area
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7According to city officials, a break to an 8-inch water main Thursday in the Wal-Mart parking lot has...
Some Leesville residents under boil advisory
LEESVILLE -- Some residents in the City of Leesville, in the area of Colony Park Drive, are under a boil advisory.City offici...
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 ...
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...
Several win big at annual gumbo cookoff
BY RYAN KEETONLEESVILLE -- The 3rd annual "Dicky Berry Gumbo Cookoff" was held Saturday in downtown Leesville.Cooks...
City of Leesville announces 'Tee-Off Tuesdays'
SPECIAL TO COUNTRY 105.7LEESVILLE -- The City of Leesville has announced that "Tee-Off Tuesday" will be held every ...
Merryville Heritage Festival set March 27-29
FROM STAFF REPORTSMERRYVILLE -- The Merryville Heritage Festival will be March 27-29 in Merryville.The festival offers entert...
'Pie Guy' has pie down pat
BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- On the edge of Leesville, there's a baker on wheels that has pies down pat.Roger Emmons, a Mi...
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Louisiana State Parks asking for your input
Louisiana State Parks is asking residents to help plan the future of outdoor recreation in Louisiana.The department is asking...
Annual gumbo cookoff slated March 1 in downtown Leesville
LEESVILLE -- The annual "Dickey" Berry Main Street Gumbo Cookoff will be held Saturday, March 1 in downtown Leesvil...
Rebel SHS to host mountain dulcimer workshop
MARTHAVILLE -- Rebel State Historic Site will offer a mountain dulcimer workshop on Saturday, Jan. 18.Daryle Stephenson, of S...
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...
Chef: Warmth, creative flair make Booker-Lewis a dining destination
The Booker-Lewis House is located at 106 East North Street in Leesville.BY ELONA WESTONLEESVILLE -- When John Martinez was hi...
Work continues on old home, future timber museum
DERIDDER -- Progress is being made on the renovation of an old sawmill home in downtown DeRidder.The home, built around 1914,...
Warrior Hills New Year's Par 3 event planned Jan. 11
FORT POLK -- The Warrior Hills Golf Course at Fort Polk will host a New Year's Par 3 Golf Tournament on Jan. 11 starting ...
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C.H. Parker General Store, Simpson, La.
The C.H. Parker General Store on La. 8 in Simpson is being restored and is now open as a gift shop.
Appreciation fish fry for Fort Polk soldiers in DeRidder
Here are some scenes of an appreciation fish fry event held April 11 in DeRidder. Some volunteers came together to show their...
Fort Polk welcome home ceremony, March 2, 2014
Some scenes from a welcome home ceremony held March 2, 2014 at Fort Polk. Soldiers returned from several months of service in...
Taste of West Central: Pie Guy of Leesville
The Pie Guy, of Leesville, has perfected the pie. An Army retiree, he operates a mobile kitchen on the edge of town.
Taste of West Central: Booker-Lewis House
A look at the Booker-Lewis House, featured in our "Taste of West Central" series.