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Honoring the sacrifices of military children

April 21, 2017 by KALB News (press release)

KALB News (press release)Leesville High School's Student of the Year, Ethan, a Senior is on his third high school. Although he has had to start over every few years, he says being a military kid has its perks. "I get to experience other cultures. Not many kids can say they've ...

Gary Adams named BL High School football coach, assistant athletic director

April 19, 2017 by

ColaDaily.comGary Adams, has been selected as head football coach for the Batesburg-Leesville High School Panthers.. Currently, he is a Batesburg-Leesville Middle School physical education teacher and head middle school girls' basketball coach. Adams also is ...

Leesville searching for new head coaches

July 17, 2016 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderMoore, who took over as the head coach of the program three years ago, recently agreed to become the new offensive coordinator at Class 5A Natchitoches Central High School, leaving Leesville with a record of 11-20, including a District 3-4A ...

Grammy award-winning Gospel artist Guy Penrod to perform in Leesville

May 24, 2016 by The Baptist Message

The Baptist MessageLEESVILLE – Grammy and Dove Award-winnning recording artist, Guy Penrod, will perform in concert at 7 pm on June 4 in the Leesville High School Auditorium. Guy Penrod was born July 2, 1963, in Abilene, Texas. He is a pastor's kid who spent his growing ...

Leesville Junior ROTC holds annual military ball

December 23, 2015 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderThe Leesville High School Junior ROTC cadets held their annual Formal Military Ball on Dec. 11, at Celebrations of Leesville. The guest speaker was Dr. Diamond Brown, a graduate of Leesville High School and former cadet in the Junior ROTC program.

Leesville High School JAG Program bound for DC

December 2, 2015 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderAmong those representing Leesville High School at the annual JAG National Student Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. this week are (front, from left) JAG teacher Alice Guess, Ebonee Whitley, Nathaniel Greene, Brianna Harper Howard, Jailyn ...

Local Police Investigate Threats of Shooting at Leesville High School

October 2, 2015 by American Press

LEESVILLE — There's no credible threat against Leesville High School students, but authorities are taking precautions to keep students safe following the threat of a mass shooting, officials with the city police and Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office said ...

Leesville students return to fully renovated school

August 11, 2015 by Alexandria Town Talk

Alexandria Town TalkLEESVILLELeesville High School administrators helped direct about 800 students on Tuesday, the first day of school in Vernon Parish. The 56-year-old high school looks like new after completing a three-year, $21.5 million construction and renovation ...

Leesville High School JROTC program looking for new recruits

July 28, 2015 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderStudents from Leesville High School join JROTC for a variety of reasons, according to instructor Sgt. Maj. Ed Santelices. “Sometimes students want to try something new, to develop leadership qualities, be part of a team or some actually join because ...

Obituary: Judge James “Jim” Mitchell

July 26, 2015 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderJim was a 1964 Baker High School valedictorian, lettered in football and track and was voted “Most Likely to Succeed.” He attended Louisiana State University and the LSU Law School before entering the U.S. Army during ... He loved to read, spend time ...

Two LHS alumni inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

October 22, 2014 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderTwo LHS alumni were honored Friday night during homecoming festivities by being inducted into the Leesville High School Sports Hall of Fame, with those two alumni being Richard Reese and Ted Paris. Pictured are Ray Ortiz, Sports Hall of Fame Chairman; ...

VPSB announces two new administrative hires

August 20, 2014 by Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderAccording to Vernon Parish School Board Assistant Superintendant and Personnel Director Jimmy Funderburk, a new assistant principal has been appointed at Leesville Junior High School, while the administrative assistant slot has been filled at Leesville ...

Perry Woolbright tapped as next head football coach at Batesburg-Leesville High School

May 15, 2014 by

Perry Woolbright will take the reigns as the program's next head football coach after the departure of Jerry Brown in April, Brown led Batesburg-Leesville to a AA state title last season but will be the head coach at Spring Valley High School this fall.

Batesburg-Leesville High School marching band begins fundraising for London trip

October 17, 2013 by

As the world rings in the New Year in 2015, members of the Batesburg-Leesville High School marching band will be celebrating in a different time zone than their friends and family. The Panther Band is one of 16 marching bands from the United States ...

Bus schedules announced for Leesville area schools

July 29, 2013 by Leesville Daily Leader

-Bus 17 — A. Addison — (West Leesville Elementary only) Westwood, Pinecrest, Oak, Longleaf, Hood, Spruce, Aaron (from Spruce to Anderson), (West Leesville and Vernon Middle) Nolan Trace (U.S. 171 to Bradley), North 10th, North Gladys (La. 8 to MLK) ...

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