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  1. Fort Polk continues to adapt to training needsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    For more than seven decades, Fort Polk has played a key role in the U.S. Army's preparations for war, no matter what form that war took.

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  2. Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tubRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles.

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  3. Family united with old family photosRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles.

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  4. JRTC Trains Soldiers for Likely Battle ScenariosRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KLAX

    The Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk is one of the premiere facilities of its kind in the world. It's designed to train soldiers for quick deployment to hot spots all over the world.

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  5. Role players make situational training possible at Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months.

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  6. 7 On your side: Senior citizen victimized by loan scamRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months.

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  7. Local soldier dies in Fort Polk training accidentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WTLV

    A 101st Airborne soldier from Fleming Island died during training on Thursday during what was termed "a routine vehicle movement to a training area" at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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  8. Local soldier dies in Fort Campbell training accidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTLV

    A 101st Airborne soldier from Fleming Island died during training on Thursday during what was termed "a routine vehicle movement to a training area" at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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  9. History: Fort Polk responds again as conflict breaks out in Korea, VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    After serving as a critical piece in America's efforts to prepare for World War II, the Army base now known as Fort Polk was deactivated in 1946.

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  10. Fort Polk MuseumRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk Museum director Frederick R. Adolphus talks about the history of Fort Polk from its inception to its mission today.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com Fort Polk Museum director Frederick R. Adolphus talks about the history of Fort Polk from its inception to its mission today.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com

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  11. Fleming Island soldier killed in training accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    Officials say a 20-year-old Fleming Island soldier was killed Thursday during a training accident at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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  12. From the start, Fort Polk played key role in preparing troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Town Talk

    Fort Polk owes its existence to two things above all others -- available land and warm weather.

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  13. Fort Polk soldier dies in Sabine crashRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Times

    A Fort Polk soldier who was a passenger in a military Humvee died Thursday when the vehicle overturned, partially ejecting him, Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers said. 1 comment

  14. Vitter: Border Surge Impacts LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Thenew995fm.com

    Having failed to get a response to a series of questions he posed recently to the nation's Secretary of Homeland Security, Senator David Vitter says he has had to "dig around" to find out how Louisiana is being impacted by the surge of children from Central America crossing the U.S. border.

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  15. Kennedy: Time for change in our choice for U.S. senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Times

    There are many decisions to be made by the citizen voters of our state in the upcoming elections.

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  16. New Vernon Parish superintendent discusses plans for upcoming school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "It's a demanding job, but I'm excited about the new challenge," said Superintendent, James Williams.

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  17. Iowa man charged with obscenityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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  18. Fort Polk to hold emergency response exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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  19. Ex-soldier gets nearly 18 years for abusing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a parish worker accused of stealing more than 2,000 gallons of gas in June.Detectives say 36-year-old Corey Richard used several parish fuel cards to help himself to more than $7,000 worth of fuel.

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  20. Ex-soldier gets nearly 18 years for abusing childRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LAKE CHARLES, La. - Federal prosecutors say a former Fort Polk soldier has been sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a child under the age of 9. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley, in a news release, says 39-year-old Emil Rath, of Mena, Arkansas, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of abusive sexual ... (more)

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