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Big Shane: Is he DeRidder's budding hip-hop star?
Shane Peters is certain fame is within his reach. "I don't think it'll be too long," he said.
Best in the West:: Defensive Backs
With a talented, veteran group returning in 2014, the Texas A&M Aggies could produce one of the most improved defensive back groups in the country next year, and the group could turn out to be the best in the SEC West.
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Press briefing in DeRidder today on possible troop cuts
Fort Polk Progress will hold a press conference at 5:15 p.m. today in the War Memorial Civic Center, 250 W. Seventh St. in DeRidder, concerning potential reduction of troops at Fort Polk.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Judge finds probable cause against Cobb Co. father accused in death of son; Bond denied
An accident between an 18-wheeler and a train been cleared, after causing a closure of US 190 near Seth Cole Road in DeRidder, state police said.
Army examines Fort Polk
Central Louisiana would experience significant adverse effects from a downsizing at Fort Polk, Army officials acknowledge in a recent report detailing proposed cuts at several installations.
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DeRidder's July 4th party set for Friday
<![CDATA[DERIDDER, La. -- The city of DeRidder is planning a Fourth of July celebration on Friday. City officials say events will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the downtown area at the Amerisafe Pavilion. The city will provide free hamburgers, hot dogs and slices of watermelon. Drinks will be sold for $1. Activities for adult and children are planned and the celebration will conclude with a fireworks display over Washington Avenue. The festivities are being done in partnership with Grace Church. More information is available by calling City Hall at (337) 462-8900