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Investigation underway at DeRidder High, no evidence of wrongdoing found  KPLC

Although an investigation is underway into possible improper conduct between students and teachers at DeRidder High School, law enforcement officials say no ...



Beauregard Parish recognizes high school seniors for academic excellence  KALB News

The Beauregard Parish School Board hosted its 34th annual Beauregard Parish Senior Scholars' Banquet.



When Faith Stands Tall - News  Beauregard Daily News

On a beautiful Thursday afternoon, the community gathered in DeRidder at Veteran Park to celebrate National Day of Prayer. People came together to pray for ...



Prudhomme makes Deans List at LSU  Beauregard Daily News

Louisiana State University (LSU) recently released the names of those who made the Dean's List for the 2019 Spring Semester. There is a student with ...



DeRidder High School AP students to be honored  KALB News

DeRidder High School was able to increase AP course offerings in 2017 through a National Math and Science Initiative grant for school with military-connected ...



DeRidder High School Honor and Banner Roll for 3rd 9 weeks  Beauregard Daily News

9th Grade Banner Roll Kaitlyn Brown, Lacy Brown, Shelby Bruce, Kaylee Cochran, Jada Cruz, Crystal Dowd, Kynlee Farris, Luke Granger, Christian Heyd, ...



DeRidder High School's AP test results have been announced  KALB News

The Beauregard Parish School Board has announced DeRidder High School's Advanced Placement test results.



DFD: Cellphone battery ignites fire at DeRidder High School, no injuries reported  KPLC

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - The DeRidder Fire Department handled a fire at DeRidder High School due to a cellphone battery, according to Chief Kenneth Harlow ...



Shakirov named teacher of the year at DHS  Beauregard Daily News

Molly Baggett Shakirov was recently named DeRidder High School's Teacher of the Year, an honor that is well deserved by the third year teacher.



DHS license plates now available  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder High School and the Office of Motor Vehicles is making it easier for DeRidder Dragon fans to showcase their school spirit with the new DeRidder High ...



School Board announces bond projects - News  Beauregard Daily News

After months of deliberation and several special meetings, the Beauregard Parish School Board (BPSB) has announced the list of building projects that it would ...



DeRidder High School military youth achieves football success  KALB News

FORT POLK, La. - Ronnie Crosby III, 13, attends DeRidder Junior High School and is the son of Lt. Col. Ronnie Crosby, Joint Readiness Training Center and ...



Cheerleaders give High School Drive a facelift  Beauregard Daily News

If you have driven down High School Drive in recent days, you may notice the dragon paws that line the road have been given a facelift.



BPSB teachers, principal of the year announced for 2018-2019  KALB News

The Beauregard Parish School Board recently recognized those selected as Teachers of the Year and Principal of the Year for 2018-2019.



Dog park to open in DeRidder this spring  American Press

A public dog park for the city of DeRidder is on the horizon after the Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce announced this week that funding for the site ...



Dragons drop tournament opener  Beauregard Daily News

DERIDDER – DeRidder led from the opening tip until the final minutes of regulation against Lake Charles College Prep.



Davis signs to play at LSU  Beauregard Daily News

DERIDDER – DeRidder senior Domonique Davis put pen to paper and will continue her athletic career at Louisiana State University next fall.



Student spotlight  Beauregard Daily News

This week's Beauregard Parish Student Spotlight is Dylan LeBoeuf. LeBoeuf is a Senior at DeRidder High School.



Leesville holds off DeRidder rally  Beauregard Daily News

DERIDDER – The Leesville offense found success with the long ball, but DeRidder did not let the Lady Cats run away with the win.



Davis set to take hoop skills to 'next level'  DVIDS

FORT POLK, La. — The Fort Polk community will have a new reason to cheer on the Louisiana State University Lady Tigers basketball beginning in the fall when ...



SPIRIT SCHOOL: DeRidder High School  KPLC-TV

This week marks week seven and our spirit school is DeRidder High School in Beauregard Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportunity to showcase our high schools ...



Baggett accepts position as Merryville principal - News  Beauregard Daily News

Shawn Baggett is trading in her Dragon Blue for Merryville Maroon. Baggett who has been the vice principal at DeRidder high school for six years, has been ...



James Burnett Jr.: DeRidder’s master gardener  Beauregard Daily News

Tucked away at the end of a winding city road is the garden of James Burnett Jr.If you are lucky enough to walk through the ivy-covered archways, what awaits ...



Beauregard voters elect new faces to school board  American Press

The Beauregard Parish School Board will feature multiple new faces next year after Tuesday's votes, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's ...



Leesville, DeRidder end in draw  Beauregard Daily News

DERIDDER – After 80 minutes of physical play, neither Leesville or DeRidder could find the back of the net in one of the area's top rivalries.



Williams found guilty in Labor Day shooting  Beauregard Daily News

A Leesville native was convicted for his role in the now infamous 2017 Labor Day weekend shooting.



New AP course offerings at DeRidder High  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder High School now has the funding and training to expand its advanced placement (AP) classes, due to a grant, which opened up the potential for more ...



DeRidder athlete brings out best in special-needs student  American Press

R.J. Gladney and Jordan Hickman are DeRidder High School students who share a unique bond. Gladney is a star basketball player who is signed with the ...



Paralyzed athlete has strong showing at state track and field meet  American Press

DeRidder High School senior Cameron Cross suffered a gunshot wound in September and was paralyzed from the waist down. This May, he brought home two ...



Veteran Snapshot: Glenn Dean - News  Beauregard Daily News

One of the most recognized businessmen in this area is Vietnam veteran Glenn Dean.Glenn has always had a reputation of being a person with a “hard work ...



Courtney Smith aims to be voice for students as BPSB student representative  KALB News

After being selected as the 2019 Beauregard Parish School Board student representative in January, DeRidder High School student Courtney Smith went ...



Arrest made in Wright murder  Beauregard Daily News

The DeRidder Police Department (DPD) has arrested Phil Oliver, of Marrero, for the Second Degree Murder of Marquita Wright.



Students offered free trade skills classes | Local  American Press

Several high school students this month began a new semester of after-hours classes to prepare to enter a career field after graduation.



VPSB, BPSB team up to host NMSI Advanced Placement exam study sessions for students  Beauregard Daily News

The Vernon Parish School Board and Beauregard Parish School Board in Louisiana teamed up this school year to host Advanced Placement exam study ...



DeRidder native leading successful 7-on-7 squad  Beauregard Daily News

Former Dragon Shawn Piper took what he learned at DeRidder High School and at Louisiana Tech and is now coaching an elite 7-on-7 team that travels around ...



DeRidder baseball walks off to earn district win  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder won its first district game in dramatic fashion in extra innings by making big plays down the stretch.



DHS FBLA to attend state leadership conference - News  Beauregard Daily News

Thirteen members of the DeRidder High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America and the chapter advisers, Monte' Woods, Sarah Kelly and ...



BECi announces essay contest winners  Beauregard Daily News

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), announces the top 10 winners of the 2019 Beauregard Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Essay Contest. Students ...



DeRidder softball set on deep playoff run  Beauregard Daily News

With the entire roster returning from a state semifinal team, DeRidder is looking to make it one game farther in 2018.



2 DeRidder athletes to play at next level  Beauregard Daily News

Michael Morgan and Xavier Mccauley stood in front of their teammates, coaches, friends and family to sign their national letters of intent to play college football ...



Harrington Honored with Key to the city  Beauregard Daily News

Carolyn Herrington, former Director of Bands for DeRidder schools, was honored at the Beauregard Parish Honor Bands concert for 35 years of dedication to the ...



Active shooter drill practiced at DeRidder High School  KPLC-TV

If you drove by DeRidder High School this morning, you may have seen first responders and law enforcement vehicles parked outside.



New principal Hooker no stranger at DeRidder High  Beauregard Daily News

Students returning in a couple of weeks to DeRidder High School will find a familiar face in an unfamiliar office. Harry L. Hooker, an assistant principal since ...



3 DeRidder Athletes sign letters of intent  Beauregard Daily News

A trio of DeRidder athletes inked letters to take their talents to the next level following their senior seasons.



Ramsey named BPSB Assistant Superintendent  Beauregard Daily News

The Beauregard Parish School Board met Thursday evening to discuss previously adopted agenda items. The meeting started off with a small bit of hilarity as ...



DeRidder soccer star signs with Louisiana College  Beauregard Daily News

Monday was an exciting day for young Baylie Burkes as she officially signed on to play soccer at Louisiana College (LC). Her signing was met with fanfare from ...



Beauregard Parish candidate profiles - News  Beauregard Daily News

Here are the candidates for the upcoming election in Beauregard Parish.



Beauregard teacher named District V Band Director of the Year  Beauregard Daily News

The District V Band and Orchestra Directors Association announced that Amanda Riggs, Assistant Director of Bands at DeRidder Junior High School and East ...



School board chooses 2018 student rep.  Beauregard Daily News

The Beauregard Parish School Board (BPSB) presented the 2018 student representative with an official name plaque at their meeting Thursday.



Girls' Basketball | Washington-Marion v. Westlake | Sports  American Press

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Measuring success in more than wins & losses  The Daily Iberian

Chad Menard and his family have been made to feel welcome in their new home after the former longtime DeRidder High School head baseball coach was ...



First female elected Mayor of DeRidder  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder hit a major milestone last weekend when residents elected a female mayor.



Everett becomes fourth DeRidder alum to play in NFL  Beauregard Daily News

2011 DeRidder High School graduate Deshazor Everett is living out every young boy's dream. On Saturday after the completion of the 2015 NFL Draft, ...



Weekly education page  Beauregard Daily News

The Beauregard Daily News highlights students, teachers, and school staff every Wednesday. The photos shown above are from the Jan. 17, 2018 newspaper.



Parish-wide Special Olympics is a hit  Leesville Daily Leader

DeRidder High School hosted the parish-wide Special Olympics on Thursday morning. With schools from around the parish coming out in full force, the event ...



BPSB helping another district and gearing up for the new year  Beauregard Daily News

The Beauregard Parish School Board approved, on Thursday, the liquidation of a portable building at the Title I facility, after declaring it surplus, and not needed.



Moore elected city council VP - News  Beauregard Daily News

District One Councilwoman Kimaron Haynes Moore is now filling the position once held by District Five Councilman Keith Hooper. He currently serves as ...



31st Annual DeRidder Marching Band Festival  Beauregard Daily News

The 31st annual DeRidder High School Marching Band Festival will be held on Saturday, October 20, with 18 area bands featured during the day-long ...



2 DeRidder athletes receive academic honors  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder football players Justin Mathis (left) and Colten Denning (right) were presented with Academic Composite Football Team honors during halftime of the ...



Local sports camps for parish youth  Beauregard Daily News

Summer is in full swing, so let's get the kids out there working on theirs! There are several sports camps happening in Beauregard Parish this summer. Don't stay ...



School board recognizes parish students of the year  Beauregard Daily News

On Monday night, the Beauregard Parish School Board recognized the elementary, junior high and high school students of the year for 2016-17.



Defense, pitching shines for DeRidder  Post South

With a big lead heading into the seventh inning, DeRidder pitcher Chipper Menard had a chance for a rare accomplishment.



Five outstanding athletes from Beauregard Parish  Beauregard Daily News

Beauregard Parish has been blessed with many outstanding athletes spanning the decades, this list is just a brief highlight of a few of those outstanding ...



Fort Polk, local community organizations host summer camps  KALB News

Organizations at Fort Polk, Leesville and DeRidder are hosting summer day and overnight camps for youth throughout the summer.



Fatal crash after high speed chase - News  Beauregard Daily News

Aaron M. Charlot, 26, of Eunice, was killed after losing control of his vehicle while attempting to flee police. The incident started when a Kinder police officer saw ...



Lake Charles Police seek information on Brentwood Park shooting  American Press

On 04-10-19 at 8:25 p.m. Lake Charles Police were called to Brentwood Park in the 1600 block of Illinois Street for a shots fired call. When officers arrived they ...



LeJeune signs with ETBU  Leesville Daily Leader

Senior Cameron LeJeune officially signed on to play baseball for East Texas Baptist University Wednesday afternoon at DeRidder High School. “I don't usually ...



Alternative school receives donated uniforms  Beauregard Daily News

The Iron Order Louisiana, Cajun Crew Chapter, facilitated a donation of approximately $70000 worth of uniforms, summers and winters, boots, and jackets for ...



NISH hosts Hall of Fame hoops Saturday  The Daily Iberian

High school hoops come to the forefront of the area Saturday as New Iberia Senior High plays host to the fifth annual NISH/TruYou Basketball Hall of Fame ...



Mighty Merryville!  Beauregard Daily News

If DeRidder is known for its famous Courthouse Square with the Hanging Jail, and if Sugartown is known for its sweet watermelons; then what would be the ...



Schulz named Lady Dragon softball coach  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder High School assistant baseball and football coach Todd Schulz, will take on a new role next year as he tosses in the baseball and picks up a softball.



DeRidder point guard commits to LSU - News  Leesville Daily Leader

Domonique Davis enters her junior season with one less thing to worry about as she focuses on getting to the state championship.



DeRidder takes game 1 from Leesville  Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville and DeRidder are each chasing Tioga in the district standing, with the winner of the three-game series pulling into second place in Class 4A, District 3 ...



Louisiana school threats are on the rise - News15 | Lafayette, LA  FOX 15

Threats to schools are spreading across Louisiana. A student at Deridder High School, north of Lake Charles and at Oakdale Middle in south central Louisiana ...



The LEAP list | Local  American Press

Spring LEAP scores for grades 3-8 — released Tuesday by the state Department of Education — show students are doing better at social studies and holding ...



DeRidder picks up 1st win of season  Leesville Daily Leader

Like most season-openers, it was not always pretty for DeRidder, but the constant attack from the running game was able to cure the issues. The Dragons ran for ...



LSU Lady Tigers Ink Commitment from Five-Star Combo Guard  Fanbuzz

The Tigers inked a commitment from the Louisiana combo guard on Friday, adding a third recruit to Nikki Fargas' 2019 recruiting class.



Greene named head coach at Pitkin  Beauregard Daily News

PITKIN – When the Pitkin Tigers started looking for a new boys' basketball coach, they didn't have to go too far to find the candidate they wanted.



Calcasieu Boy Scouts 'thriving' financially | Local  American Press

A recent Wall Street Journal report that stated the Boy Scouts of America is considering filing for bankruptcy "was written on speculation," Mike Beer, executive ...



Rough start dooms Northlake Christian in Division III title game  The Advocate

ALEXANDRIA — It was just one of those games where nothing went right.



DeRidder man turns acting aspirations into reality  Beauregard Daily News

Residents of West Central Louisiana who tuned in to the latest episode of the new CBS show "NCIS: New Orleans" may have recognized a familiar face on their ...



City Savings Bank sponsors tournament  Beauregard Daily News

City Savings Bank will sponsor the upcoming Timber Christmas Classic at DeRidder High School next weekend. L-R: DeRidder head coach Edwin Kelly, Debi ...



Court of Appeal affirms conviction | Crime and Courts  American Press

JENNINGS — An appeals court has affirmed the life sentence of a man convicted in the brutal beating death of an elderly Lake Arthur man in what authorities ...



Meet the dukes, duchesses of the Womens League of DeRidder Mardi Gras court  Beauregard Daily News

Duchess Mary Lou of the House of Lindsey Mary Lou Lindsey has been named a Duchess of Mardi Gras for 2014 by the Women's League of DeRidder.



Mango to speak at NAACP program  Beauregard Daily News

Editor's note: This a corrected article and photo from what printed on Wednesday, Feb. 21.A DeRidder native is set to be the special guest speaker at the ...



DeShazor Everett happy to be home for second annual 'Next Up' football camp  KPLC-TV

Former DeRidder star DeShazor Everett returned to DeRidder to host his second annual 'Next Up' youth football camp earlier this week. The defensive back for ...



Prep Basketball: DHS announces CSB Christmas Timberland Classic schedule  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder High School and City Savings Bank have partnered once again for their CSB Christmas Timberland Classic Schedule. The round robin will begin on ...



Lestage announces candidacy for DA  Beauregard Daily News

Jimmy Lestage has announced his candidacy for District Attorney of Beauregard Parish. Lestage said, “Today I'm announcing my candidacy for District Attorney.



Frog Festival royalty named during weekend pageants | AcadiaParishToday.com  Crowley Post-Signal

RAYNE - A full slate of new Frog Festival royalty was named over the weekend, each receiving their crowns and banners as they will represent Rayne and the ...



BMH hosts clinic for athletic physicals - News  Beauregard Daily News

Beauregard Memorial Hospital hosted parish-wide physicals for all area high schools and junior high school athletes on Saturday, May 16. With the assistance ...



Retiring District Attorney David Burton honored  Beauregard Daily News

A celebration was held Friday for 36th Judicial District Attorney David Burton, who is retiring after 24 years of *service* as D.A. Burton was presented with several ...



DHS cheerleaders raising funds for Sugar Bowl trip  Beauregard Daily News

Members of the DeRidder High School varsity cheerleader squad will be traveling to perform in the 2014 Sugar Bowl. The squad will be holding a 5K fun ...



BUSA announces plans for new soccer complex - Sports  Beauregard Daily News

Thursday evening the Beauregard United Soccer Association (BUSA) held an informative meeting for the community at the Beauregard Country Club (BCC) to ...



District Champs: Dragons down Tioga to clinch 3-4A title  Beauregard Daily News

Sports Editors Note: The Deridder Dragons have drawn the No. 8 seed in this years LHSAA State playoffs and will host No. 25 Woodlawn-Shreveport in the ...



Photos: Saturday's action from LHSAA's Girl's Marsh Madness Finals  The Advocate

John Curtis tops Mt. Carmel for the Division I and Northlake Christian reigns over St. Thomas Aquinas Division III, Madison Prep falls to Loranger in 3A and ...



DHS collecting spirit links in lead-up to Leesville game  Beauregard Daily News

DeRidder High School is looking to link up with the community in the week leading up to its football game against rival Leesville High School. The school is ...



Crime and Courts  American Press

The Supreme Court of Louisiana has suspended a former Jeff Davis Parish trial attorney and Calcasieu Parish prosecutor for violating professional conduct ...



Patterson looking for new football coach  StMaryNow.com

Patterson's coaching carousel continues to spin with the school seeking its fourth head coach in as many years as first-year Coach Ryan Stewart will not return ...



LHSAA penalizes Curtis, four other schools for rules violations  The Times-Picayune

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has penalized the John Curtis wrestling team for allowing a non-facutly coach who did not meet the provisions of ...



Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.



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