In celebration of our troops safe return from combat deployment and in recognition of Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, Team RWB Louisiana is sponsoring Alexandria’s third annual Freedom 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk!

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Written by: Bob Tompkins

Mark Walker experimented with a handful of drivers on the practice range, then fashioned a 7-under-par 65 to grab the first-round lead of the Coca-Cola Walmart Open on a windy Wednesday at OakWing Golf Club.

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Written by: Jodi Belgard

Friends and neighbors John Setnicky and Robert McMahon sat at the picture window in the Million Air terminal at England Air Park swapping war stories and awaiting the arrival of three of the most famous airplanes ever to fly.

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Written by Jeff Mathews

Stakeholders are gearing up for "a long fight" to protect Fort Polk in Vernon Parish from personnel losses as the armed services cut forces over the next several years.

"This is not a fight that's going to be over by the summer or the fall," said Jon Grafton, executive director of the England Authority, which operates England Airpark. "We want to fight like crazy to make sure everybody understands the importance of Fort Polk."

March 4, 2013

DeRidder – A public meeting will be held on Friday March 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the War Memorial Civic Center located at 250 W. 7th. Street in DeRidder to hear updates and gather information on the proposed Army Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Fort Polk.

February 20, 2013

LEESVILLE-The Vernon Parish Police Jury passed two unanimous resolutions Monday, February 19, 2013 concerning possible force reductions at Fort Polk and sequestration.