- Army says nay to 700 feral horses roaming Louisiana base Updated: Aug-12-15 10:08 pm
Herds of feral horses are roaming on thousands of acres in Louisiana where soldiers conduct intensive training, posing a danger and a nuisance to troops at risk of being kicked, bitten or unpleasantly surprised by random piles of manure, Army officials say.
- Vernon Parish schools get $1.5 million federal grant Updated: Aug-12-15 8:38 am
LEESVILLE, Louisiana - The Vernon Parish school district has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant that will be split among five schools over five years.
- Grant to Vernon schools will aid Fort Polk families Updated: Aug-12-15 4:14 am
LEESVILLE, Louisiana - A Vernon Parish community organization that promotes and supports the Fort Polk Army base has announced that the parish school system is being awarded a grant of nearly $1.5 million from the Defense Department.
- Mississippi man sentenced to prison for Fort Polk assault Updated: Aug-07-15 7:00 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - A 23-year-old Mississippi man who assaulted his ex-wife and hit a man with a bat at Fort Polk has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.