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Posted Jan 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM

When like-minded women get together it can be a positive and powerful thing. That's just what happened as Fort Polk's Protestant Women of the Chapel hosted a spring semester event Jan. 13 at the Main Post Chapel.

Posted Jan 26, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Through the years, life has brought many changes for the Walters and will continue to bring new adventures in the future. What hasn't changed? Their ability to support each other, thrive and adapt despite circumstances.

Posted Jan 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM

With more than 85,000 square feet of indoor space and almost as many bells and whistles as the Kennedy Space Center, the BMTC provides Fort Polk tenant units, Reserve components, and National Guard units within Fort Polk's area of operation an...

Updated Jan 25, 2015 at 9:29 AM

Gov. Bobby Jindal told Christian evangelicals gathered at an all-day prayer rally Saturday that the nation needs a “spiritual revival,” as he continued to court religious conservatives for a possible presidential campaign.

Posted Jan 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM

A change of responsibility ceremony for Fort Polk's Noncommissioned Officer Academy took place at Showboat Theatre Jan. 17. Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, JRTC and Fort Polk command sergeant major, hosted the event calling the NCO Academy one of...

Updated Jan 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

About 400 Fort Polk Soldiers, civilians, retirees and Family members learned first hand how they can improve their wellness and add healthy activities to their daily lives at the Health and Wellness Fair held Jan. 10 at the Main Post Exchange.

Posted Jan 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM

The unit’s primary mission is to support the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. The TUASOF also provides UAS specific training for other National Guard UAS platoons, as well as fly the RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft in the...

Posted Jan 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Volunteers can select several dates and times each month that they are available to shadow staff victim advocates in their response of domestic abuse situations and receive on the spot training on how to support victims.

Updated Jan 5, 2015 at 7:19 PM

A March 28 election date has been set by Gov. Bobby Jindal to fill a vacant seat on the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Updated Jan 4, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Republican lawmakers closed ranks Sunday behind the No. 3 House GOP leader, Steve Scalise, as the party aimed to move past the controversy over his speech 12 years ago to a white supremacist group.

Updated Jan 2, 2015 at 2:47 PM

With this year's winter seeing mild temperatures so far, crawfish farmers are expecting a decent crop of crawfish in the coming months.

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