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  1. Fort Polk private earns Ranger tabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A young Fort Polk soldier is now an Army Ranger after completing the Army Ranger Program - a rare feat for a private. Spc. Darren Hopes, of the 687th Engineer Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, was promoted to specialist on July 27 in a special ceremony in front of his battalion.

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  2. Sunrise Birthday's: August 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Most parents don't realize that teachers have to spend money on Back to School supplies as well. Terri Johnson, President of the Calcasieu Federation of Teachers, says an international study showed that teachers spend an average $500 out of pocket.

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  3. Back to school start datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The lake area puts its own spin on dancing with the stars... And we there last night as the annual mad hot ballroom heated up the dance floor for a good cause. They're the reason lauberge had a captive The Lake Area puts its own spin on "Dancing With the Stars" and we there Saturday night as the annual Mad Hot Ballroom heated up the dance floor for a good cause.

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  4. Secretary of the Army visits JRTC and Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Dr. Mark Esper, the 23rd United States Secretary of the Army, made a visit to the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk ahead of some big military funding decisions by the Trump Administration. He discussed his goals and priorities after about ten months in office, and how financial support from Congress will help prepare soldiers.

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  5. Welcome Home Troops Celebration in downtown LeesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Southwest Louisiana is invited to attend the Military Appreciation Parade and Welcome Home Troops Celebration on July 14 in Leesville. The parade begins at 10 a.m. on N. Third Street and ends at the VFW on S. Third Street.

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  6. Fort Polk official charged with accepting $25K in bribesRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A man who worked at Fort Polk in Louisiana has been charged with accepting $25,000 in bribes from a company's co-owner in exchange for his help in securing government contracts at the U.S. Army base. A federal indictment handed up recently charges 51-year-old Robert A. Wilson, of Leander, with 21 counts of receiving an illegal gratuity by a public official.

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  7. Fort Polk soldier pleads guilty to manufacturing, detonating chemical weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Fort Polk soldier pleaded guilty to Monday to manufacturing and detonating a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest. Ryan Keith Taylor, 24, of New Llano, detonated the weapon on April 12, 2017, resulting in the release of highly toxic chlorine gas into the atmosphere, according to United States Attorney David C. Joseph.

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  8. VIDEO: Returning Fort Polk soldier proposes - She says 'Yes!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The 3rd Brigade combat team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Polk welcomed home about 250 soldiers from Iraq Thursday after an almost one-year deployment. First Lt.

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  9. Another 'big boom' coming today at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk scheduled a controlled detonation for Wednesday, May 30, according to their Facebook page. With weather and test conditions permitting, the detonation of over 250 lbs.

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  10. First Alert Forecast: Hot is the story of our days and weeks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    With morning temperatures nearly setting records for the warmest minimum temperature on record, it won't take long for the 90s to return before the noon hour today with afternoon highs back in the 90s. The main difference today will be the return of the Gulf breeze which will keep locations along and south of I-10 out of the middle 90s, not so much the case for areas north where middle 90s will be the norm in spots like DeRidder, Fort Polk and Oakdale.

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  11. Global War on Terrorism Monument at Fort Polk.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An invocation by Lieutenant Colonel David L. Oberdieck recognized surviving family members. An installation wreath was placed in front of the Global War on Terrorism Monument, two towers etched with the names of the 96 soldiers stationed at Fort Polk before being deployed overseas and making the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  12. Lt. Dan Band to perform free concert at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk invites the community to attend a free performance June 9. Hollywood favorite Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band visit Fort Polk's Headquarters Field for what the popular entertainer's website calls an evening of "honor, gratitude and rock and roll."

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  13. Shooting leaves 1 wounded, injuries don't appear life-threateningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk invites the community to attend a free performance June 9. Hollywood favorite Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band visit Fort Polk's Headquarters Field for what the popular entertainer's website calls an evening of "honor, gratitude and rock and roll."

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  14. Fort Polk holds full-scale exercise over biological agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Each year, Fort Polk holds full-scale exercises to test how they, local, and state agencies would respond in emergency situations. "We take real-world events that take place not only in military bases, but across the globe," says Colonel Jarrett Thomas II, the Garrison Commander at Fort Polk.

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  15. Accident on Broad Street, take alternate routeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    LCPD says there has been an accident on Broad Street near McDonald's. There is traffic leading up to the McDonald's according to the view on Google Maps.

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  16. Fort Polk conducting detonation WednesdayRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk will be conducting a controlled detonation on May 9, according to their Facebook page. With weather and test conditions permitting, a controlled detonation of 300 lbs.

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  17. Army investigating fatal shooting of Fort Polk soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Kim Reischling, spokeswoman for the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command, says that the gunshot wound was not self-inflicted.

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  18. Fort Polk soldier dies of gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Pvt. Jacob S. Malcolm, 18, a native of Hedgesville, West Virginia, died from a gunshot wound at a residence on base, according to information from Major Oliver Schuster, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division PAO. Malcolm served as an infantry rifleman assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

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  19. Hometown Hero: Dr. Buck HalleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Not too many people can claim they retired from three careers. But Buck Halley did.

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  20. North Shore assistant district attorney arrested for stealing pain medication from officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes said an assistant district attorney has been arrested and fired for stealing prescription pain medication from the office. On Jan. 31, DA Warren Montgomery contacted state police and requested a criminal investigation into complaints regarding stolen prescription medication from individual offices.

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