Press Release

April 15, 2014

Contact: Alice Eddington




Leesville announces winners of Spring Trash Bash

LEESVILLE, LA- The Leesville Mayor's Women's Commission and the Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee have announced the winners of the 2014 Spring Trash Bash, their semi-annual cleanup week.


The winners of the City of Leesville Mayor's Women's Commission (LMWC) Spring Trash bash were Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, first place winner; Polk Memorial Episcopal Church, second place; and Troop 2123 Girl Scouts, third place. Each civic group received a cash prize and a certificate.


Landon Jordan, an 8-year-old second grader, won the litter bug contest with his sculpture of a litter bug made from recycled trash.


The Mayor's Womens Commission and the Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee expressed their appreciation to the businesses in town and neighboring towns for donating supplies and/or services for the door prizes given out at the Spring Trash Bash.


 The clean up, which began Tuesday, April 7 and concluded with the Spring Trash Bash on Saturday, April 12, encouraged City residents to clean their properties. The City's Public Works Department helped in this effort by going around town collecting disposed items.


City Councilman Joe McKee served as Mayor Pro Tem for Saturday's event at Liberty Gardens.

For photos of the event, please visit the City's Facebook page.

The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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