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  1. Vernon businesses adopt every school in the parishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Town Talk

    Vernon businesses adopt every school in the parish Vernon Parish starts Adopt-A-School program this year. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce is leading the Adopt-A-School program, which is part of the education initiative of Fort Polk Progress and its various partners.

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  2. Fort Polk to escape major cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk to escape major cuts Base expected to lose 388 troops Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division is stationed at Fort Polk. Here, the unit is shown being "reflagged" from its former insignia, the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division.

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  3. John Bel Edwards to campaign in Central La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    John Bel Edwards to campaign in Central La. Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards will campaign in Central Louisiana next Thursday as part of his statewide PutLouisianaFirst tour.

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  4. It's a pack-the-car, hit-the-road holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Don Redman, AAA of Louisiana spokesman, said about 3.6 million vacationers would travel by car in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma between Thursday and Monday. It's a pack-the-car, hit-the-road holiday Don Redman, AAA of Louisiana spokesman, said about 3.6 million vacationers would travel by car in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma between Thursday and Monday.

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  5. All Central La. tax referendums win voter approvalRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | The Town Talk

    All Central La. tax referendums win voter approval Central Louisiana voters approved all eight tax referendums in Saturday's elections. 9 comments

  6. 2 'critical' Rapides school tax renewals on ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Two "absolutely critical" tax renewals for the Rapides Parish School Board are among elections to be decided Saturday in Central Louisiana. School Superintendent Nason "Tony" Authement said the taxes are vital to the school district, and he's encouraging the public to vote Saturday.

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  7. U.S. Mint unveils Kisatchie coin in Alexandria ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Town Talk

    U.S. Mint unveils Kisatchie coin in Alexandria ceremony The U.S. Mint released the Louisiana coin in the America the Beautiful quarters series. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Peg Booty and husband Dean Booty exchange for quarters featuring the Kisatchie National Forest at the official coin launch held Wednesday at the Riverfront Center in downtown Alexandria.

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  8. Personnel FileRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Personnel File Personnel File Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Council for A Better Louisiana has elected nine new members to serve on its board of directors for 2015. Heather Poole , vice chancellor of Student Services at Central Louisiana Technical Community College, is the only one of the nine from Central Louisiana.

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  9. Anacoco captures first boys hoops titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Anacoco has long been synonymous with hardwood success but it was largely due to the high school's girls program. Anacoco captures first LHSAA title, dethrones Midland LAKE CHARLES - Anacoco has long been synonymous with hardwood success but it was largely due to the high school's girls program.

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  10. Fort Polk battle moves to new frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk battle moves to new fronts Congress will be key to staving off cutbacks Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Jessica Smith and Debbie Ross were among the Leesville community members who came out in support of Fort Polk Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The people of Central Louisiana and the state once again showed Army decision makers how highly they value Fort Polk.

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  11. Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort Polk Once again, Central Louisiana showed it will do anything to keep Fort Polk strong. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Army officials visited Leesville Tuesday to hear concerns about a potential downsizing that could remove more than half the personnel at the Vernon Parish base.

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  12. Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Army urged to say 'yes' to Fort Polk From a strategic standpoint and a community support standpoint, Fort Polk should be growing instead of possibly shrinking. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: That message was heard again and again Tuesday night during the Alexandria portion of the Army Listening Session on Fort Polk.

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  13. Business owners react to upcoming Fort Polk decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Business owners react to upcoming Fort Polk decision Mood upbeat, but nervous, about potential downsizing Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Many business owners in the Leesville area are upbeat about Fort Polk's chance to escape a major troop reduction. Even the most optimistic, though, can't help but be nervous about what the loss of thousands of soldiers would mean to the business community.

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  14. Fort Polk brigade takes new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk brigade takes new name "Patriots" reflagged as part of Army reorganization Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Maj. James Brogan , Maj.

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  15. Cenla boys basketball teams primed for playoff runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Cenla boys basketball teams primed for playoff runs Peabody seeks return to the Top 28 after losing in the Class 4A quarterfinals last season Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Leesville's Darrion Jaiswal shoots a layup against Peabody's Jacoby Ross in a District 3-4A tiebreaker at Louisiana College last week. Peabody and Leesville earn two of the top eight seeds in Class 4A.

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  16. Army drops below 500,000 soldiers on active dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Army drops below 500,000 soldiers on active duty Army on track to reduce force 490,000 soldiers on active duty by Oct. 1. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Soldiers from Fort Polk march threw downtown Leesvill during the Red Ribbon Parade this past fall. The Army announced Friday it had less than 500,000 troops on active duty for the first time in a decade. 1 comment

  17. Pentagon seeks increase spending on weapons, cuts in troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Town Talk

    The Pentagon is seeking an overall budget increase next year, but spending on military personnel will remain essentially flat, squeezed by cuts in the size of the force and recent efforts to scale back troops' Pentagon seeks increase spending on weapons, cuts in troops The Pentagon is seeking an overall budget increase next year, but spending on military personnel will remain essentially flat, squeezed by cuts in the size of the force and recent efforts to scale back troops' Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, conduct a training exercise at Fort Polk.

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  18. SportsMboungu's late goal clinches district for BoltonMboungu's late...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Town Talk

    Mboungu's late goal clinches district for Bolton In a game with district title on the line, it would be one late goal that would decide everything. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Bolton Bears and the Leesville Wampus Cats battled through 79 minutes of scoreless play, but it would be the Bears that would defend their District 3-II crown with a 1-0 victory Monday.

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  19. 'Last shot' for public to show support for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Town Talk

    'Last shot' for public to show support for Fort Polk Army officials coming to Leesville March 3 for listening session Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: People line 3rd and Texas streets in Leesville as members of the military pass by for a community meeting about the fate of Fort Polk in 2013. Stakeholders are hoping for another strong show of public support when Army officials come to town for a similar meeting in March. 35 comments

  20. Army expects to cut nearly 20,000 troops in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Army expects to cut nearly 20,000 troops in 2015 Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division try to qualify for the Expert Infantry Badge this month at Fort Polk's Rosepine Training Site. The Army stands to lose 18,200 soldiers in the drawdown plan for 2015, through attrition and reduced accessions, but also with retention screening boards that may lead to soldiers being forced out.

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