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Fort Polk Progress and area chambers of commerce host U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy at luncheon, discuss future of Fort Polk
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

LEESVILLE --  Fort Polk Progress and several regional chambers of commerce hosted U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and Brig. Gen. Timothy P. McGuire during a luncheon Monday, during which the grassroots organization and its partners discussed how the region will be moving forward after the local installation emerged largely unscathed from the latest round of sequestration cuts. 
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Lowe's of Leesville Donates $3,360 of Product to City of Leesville
Monday, August 24th, 2015

LEESVILLE, La.-- Lowe's of Leesville, as part of its community giving program, donated $3,360 worth of products to various City departments today, August 24, 2015. The Martin Luther King Jr. Center was the biggest recipient, receiving a new freezer, two new picnic tables, and 26 cases of Gatorade from the company. Other departments that received Gatorade were the Fire Department, the Police Department, the Golf Course, and Public Works. The Fire Department also received cooling towels.  Click  here to read more.
LPD Putting Donated Body Cams To Good Use
Friday, August 28th, 2015

LEESVILLE, La.-- The Leesville Police Department has been putting to good use the body cams donated by Leesville resident Richard Sarver. 

The body cams were given to officers that did not have cameras inside of their vehicles. The cameras help with collecting real-time evidence by recording the movements of the officer. The technology provides another layer of protection for police officers as well.  Click  here to read more.
Downtown Events September 19, 2015
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

LEESVILLE, La.-- There are many events coming to downtown Leesville September 19, 2015, including a car show, arts and crafts festival, a fundraiser basketball tournament/pancake breakfast, and charity motorcycle ride.  Click here to read more.
Councilwoman Kennedy, Jubilee Park Committee Give Away School Supplies, Scholarships
LEESVILLE, La.-- Leesville City Councilwoman Willie Mae Kennedy recently joined forces with her fellow Jubilee Park Committee members and gave away hundreds of dollars in school supplies to local school children and two $250 scholarships to Leesville High School students Dadirenne Williams and Kameron Nabors this month.
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Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show Coming to Polk Theater September 26
LEESVILLE, La.-- Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show will be in downtown Leesville September 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a free concert at Polk Theater. Click  here to read more.

CLTCC Honored at August City Council Meeting
LEESVILLE, La.-- Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) was recognized at the Leesville City Council meeting August 10, 2015. The college was recognized for outstanding efforts in service to the City. Click here to read more.

Community Rallies Behind Infant Child of City Employee After Open-Heart Surgery
LEESVILLE, La.-- The East Leesville United Pentecostal Church will be having a benefit singing and cake auction for baby Nate, infant son of City employee Nathaniel and Kaylea Perkins. Click here to read more.

FTCA To Hold Boots vs. Badges Basketball Tournament and Pancake Breakfast
LEESVILLE, La.-- Faith Training Christian Academy will be holding its Inaugural Boots vs. Badges Basketball Tournament and Pancake Breakfast September 19, 2015. The breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at noon.

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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