Big booms this week — three days in a row


Fort Polk issued the following announcement to notify residents in surrounding areas that, weather and test conditions permitting, three controlled detonations of more than 250 lbs. are scheduled to occur on Range 31, one detonation each day on June 5, 6 and 7 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Artillery Road between Range 33D and Red Leg Road will be temporarily blocked during the detonation for safety.