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Fort-Polk, Louisiana is located in Vernon Parish. Zip codes in Fort-Polk, LA include 71459. The median home price in Fort-Polk is $215,900.

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17 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Former Fort Polk soldier gets armor plate that saved his life

A former Fort Polk soldier brought one heck of a souvenir home from Afghanistan.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

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Several local officials will participate in the 11th annual McLeod Lecture Series, set for April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre at McNeese State University.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Suit filed against New Llano for pit bull ban

A New Llano couple filed suit against the town in federal court Wednesday, claiming the town's ban on pit bulls and pit-bull-like breeds violates dog owners' equal protection, property and due process rights.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

KPLR-11

St. Peters friend of Fort Hood shooter weighs in on tragedy

A St. Peters man is still stunned days after learning his friend and fellow soldier, Ivan Lopez, is being blamed for a deadly shooting at Fort Hood.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

KLAX

Welcome Home The Patriots of The 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division

LEESVILLE, La.-The Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee invites the general public to join them in celebrating the return of the Patriots of the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division from their recent nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Town Talk

Vernon Parish seeks to take schools from 'good to great'

Cooperation of Vernon Parish school officials and Fort Polk has led to educational successes in the parish, and officials at an education symposium said the school system can build on the momentum to reach further heights.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Young at Heart: Betty Storer Mount

The smell of homemade cookies fills 89-year-old Betty Mount's kitchen in Lake Charles.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: March 28

March 28, 1954 Atomic testing: Sfc. Jerry J. Ducote, Cpl. L.W. Wilson, Sgt. Jeff Bass, and Pvt.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Times

State Military Advisory Council visits JRTC, Fort Polk

Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council, including several from the Shreveport area, got a first-hand look recently at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units preparing for deployment to hotspots around the world.

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The Town Talk

Education Symposium set for Thursday at Fort Polk

The public is invited to an Education Symposium at Fort Polk on Thursday, including a "Parent University."

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Town Talk

Welcome Home Celebration set for Friday in Leesville to honor soldiers

The public is invited to attend to show support for the soldiers. The event will also feature food, music, giveaways, prize drawings and children's activities.

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