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Cenla residents, officials rally support for Fort Polk
Mar 3, 2015 • Alexandria Town TalkJeremy Figueroa, Brianna Bradley and Brenna Prewitt were part of a strong contingent from Leesville High School. To them, Fort Polk adds something to the community that would not be there otherwise. "It brings more diverse people into the community," ... More
Joseph Earl Rankin Sr., 77, former Dreher High School head baseball, football ...
Mar 5, 2015 • ColaDaily.comHe was a graduate of Batesburg-Leesville High School and Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Mr. Rankin received his master's degree from Vanderbilt University and further graduate studies from the University of South Carolina. More
Educational investment at Fort Polk 'not just words'
Mar 1, 2015 • Alexandria Town TalkThe community almost completely maxed out its bonding authority to fund improvements at Leesville High School, which has a student population that is 49 percent military dependents, Reese said. "That's a firm, firm commitment from the local community ... More
2014 Leesville High School homecoming court
Oct 12, 2014 • Leesville Daily LeaderThe 2014 Leesville High School Homecoming Court has been announced, with a queen to be crowned at halftime of Leesville's home football game against the Grant Cougars on Friday, Oct. 17, at Wampus Cat Stadium. Those to be presented during the ... More
VPSB announces two new administrative hires
Aug 20, 2014 • Leesville Daily LeaderJoe Sowells, a long-time social studies teacher and coach at Leesville High School, is the new administrative assistant at the school. Sowells fills the spot vacated by William R. “Chop” Thomas, who recently took a position at the Special Education ... More
Voice of LSU Jim Hawthorne to retire
Feb 11, 2015 • Shreveport TimesBATON ROUGE – Jim Hawthorne, the legendary Voice of the Tigers who has been on the radio call of thousands of LSU events for the past 35 years, announced Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season, according to the LSU ... More
Ralph Shealy Kennedy Sr., 90, 68-year Kennedy's Men's Store owner
Feb 20, 2015 • ColaDaily.comRalph grew up in Batesburg and graduated from Batesburg-Leesville High School. He was an all-around athlete, with football being his favorite sport and weightlifting and jogging came in a close second. For years residents of Batesburg-Leesville could ... More
Two LHS alumni inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
Oct 22, 2014 • Leesville Daily LeaderOn Friday evening, Oct. 17, at pre-homecoming game ceremonies, the Leesville High School Alumni Association inducted two outstanding athletes into the Sports Hall of Fame: the late Ted Paris, who played football at LHS from 1948-52 and at LSU from ... More
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