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Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA
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Posted at 5:00 PM

The Chenier Plain covers a five million-acre coastal region with two-thirds of the plain located east of the Sabine River in Louisiana and one-third west of the Sabine in Texas.

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM

A “Student 2 Student” training day was held Dec. 3 at Fort Polk's Family Readiness Center for Leesville and Pickering high school students.

Posted Dec 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM

“As far as being successful, with initial term Soldiers we were at 123 percent overall,” Sgt. Maj. Michael Redmon said. “We were at 100 percent with mid-career Soldiers and 400 percent with careerists (staff sergeants with more...

Posted Dec 7, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Cassidy, after a campaign spent largely linking Landrieu to Obama, called his win more of the same message American voters sent nationally on Nov. 4 as Republicans scored big gains in both chambers of Congress.

Posted Nov 28, 2014 at 2:30 PM

By striking a deal to lessen the blow of health insurance changes on state workers, school employees and retirees, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration lowered the volume of criticism but gave itself and local school boards a new budget headache.

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

As Soldiers and Army civilians filtered into Bayou Theater Nov. 17, some may have wondered if they were in for another “death by PowerPoint” presentation. Luckily for them, the dynamic “Got Your Back” Bystander Intervention...

Posted Nov 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The new Fort Polk Commissary hosted its grand opening Nov. 12. Folks lined up along the store front on a blustery morning in anticipation of the ribbon-cutting and great deals.

Posted Nov 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Each November, the Army celebrates Warrior Care Month to share information and updates on programs and initiatives provided through the warrior care system to Soldiers and their Families.

Posted Nov 7, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has agreed to one debate with Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu before the Dec. 6 runoff election.

Posted Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu won't know her political fate for another month, when she'll face Republican Bill Cassidy in a runoff election, after no candidate won an outright majority of the vote in Tuesday's election.

Posted Nov 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM

The following is an explanation of each amendment as prepared by the non-partisan staff of the Louisiana House of Representatives using part of the language from the Public Affairs Research (PAR) Council's amendment guide. PAR's detailed explanation...

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