LEESVILLE -- The Calcasieu Soil and Water Conservation District held its 2015 awards luncheon Tuesday at the American Legion Post 145 in Leesville. 

2015 'Conservation Poster' winners were honored, and the 2015 'Conservation Farmer of the Year Award' was presented to Tom and Joan Lester, who have a tree farm in the DeRidder area.

Ragley farmer David Daigle and state Rep. Frankie Howard were on hand to help present the honors.

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