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2014/04/24 00:54
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The Army has returned to Sgt. Timothy Gilboe the body armor that saved his life from a point-blank gunshot during close combat in Afghanistan. Gilboe received the chest plate in a ceremony Friday, at...
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2014/04/22 16:59
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Leesville to get nearly $16.2M for water systemPosted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:04 PM EDTUpdated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:04 PM EDT LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The City of Leesville is getting nearly...
2014/04/19 00:36
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Christine and Victor Nelson moved to New Llano in August, after Victor, an Army staff sergeant, was assigned to Fort Polk. The Nelsons said they were unaware of the town's ban which includes breeds...
2014/04/18 20:38
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Sgt. Timothy Gilboe is taking home one hell of a souvenir. Gilboe was given an armor plate three years after it saved his life when he charged an AK-47-toting insurgent and was shot point-blank in...
2014/04/18 19:25
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Several local officials will participate in the 11th annual McLeod Lecture Series, set for April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre at McNeese State University. This...
2014/04/18 17:59
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Fort Polk, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – After being apart for almost a year, the leadership of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, came back together for the first time April 2, 2014, at...
2014/04/15 20:59
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter today followed up on a meeting he had with General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, and spoke with Lieutenant General Patricia D....
2014/04/14 21:28
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LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Captain Lori Gulley stepped off her airplane at Southwest Florida International Airport today, and was greeted by a community who support her mission. WINK News was there as the...
2014/04/14 21:21
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GIBSON CITY — Seth Dickey received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in his hometown of Gibson City on Monday after a year of service in the U.S. Army, including six months in Afghanistan. He was...
2014/04/14 14:36
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Participation was free for the wounded war veterans, many of whom served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. On stage doling out the awards was Tony Fontenot, host of The Castin' Cajun. He financed the...
2014/04/14 10:40
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In his struggles to patch together the state’s operating budget, Gov. Bobby Jindal has raided funds that weren’t necessarily planned for budget-balancing. The maneuvers leave any governor to follow...
2014/04/12 00:59
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VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - "I raised my two sons right there, and then we have my mother and father's place right here." When the Edwards family heard about the land acquisition,...
2014/04/10 11:40
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A Conway soldier, who spent the last 8 months deployed overseas in Afghanistan, came home to applause Wednesday night. Omar Anthony Fitzgerald Ross Jr. was greeted by friends and family Wednesday...
2014/04/10 01:18
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The adaptive sport of seated volleyball calls for players to serve and spike from a seated position, with the players' hips always touching the ground. Now imagine doing it with only one arm. "It's a...
2014/04/04 17:01
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Berteau, Clarence JosephHe passed in Gonzales on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the age of 85. While in the U.S. Navy, he was a Hospital Corpsman 3rd class and a Veteran of WWII and Korean Conflict. He...
2014/04/04 16:22
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Charles R. Kimble, 62, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1951, in Buckhannon, a son of the late George R. and Margaret Hamilton Kimble. On Dec. 19,...
2014/04/02 20:59
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WASHINGTON (KALB News Channel 5) — Landrieu asks Army Chief of Staff to send additional troops to Fort Polk. U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., met on April 2 with the U.S. Army Chief of Staff,...
2014/04/01 20:59
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Fort Polk, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Remember those "old-fashioned" ticker tape parades, where a community congregated to welcome home American troops that had served their country during times of...
2014/03/31 16:59
2014/03/31 16:59
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LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Last Friday, the crowd gathered for a Welcome Home celebration for the returning Fort Polk soldiers coming home from Afghanistan. The best part of the day came...
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2014/03/31 16:20
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FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) -- Two weeks after two strangers showed up out of nowhere to pull a girl from an overturned car in a ravine, the family has finally had the chance to say thank you. The Daily...
2014/04/24 00:54
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