Doris Maricle, Author at American Press

Economic development

$21M rice mill should be complete by next harvest

JENNINGS  —  Construction is set to begin later this fall on a new $21 million rice mill at the Lacassine Industrial Park. The Jeff Davis ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:49 pm

crime

Three more linked to Oakdale bar shooting

OAKDALE — Three more arrests have been made in the Sept. 4 fatal shooting at an Oakdale bar. David Arvie, 41, Tamekia Arvie, 38, and ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:48 pm

local business

Jeff Davis hoping to join program designed to attract business

JENNINGS — Jeff Davis Parish has begun efforts to become a Louisiana Development Ready Communities. Administered by the Louisiana Economic Development (LED), the program helps ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:12 pm

Crime Brief

Lake Arthur man loses hunting privileges

LAKE ARTHUR — A Lake Arthur man is losing his hunting privileges for two years for violating federal migratory bird laws, federal prosecutors said. Kevin ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 5:08 pm

jeff davis school board

Support workers not pleased with supplemental pay plan in Jeff Davis

JENNINGS — A Jeff Davis Parish school bus driver said Thursday he and fellow support workers are concerned with the amount of a proposed salary ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Saturday, September 18, 2021 4:41 pm

jeff davis school board

Parents urge Jeff Davis School Board to oppose any vaccine mandate

JENNINGS — Parents are still raising concerns with the Jeff Davis Parish School Board over mask mandates for students and the potential of a vaccine ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:21 pm

Hurricane Ida

Kinder Future Farmers of America collect, deliver fuel to Lafourche Parish

OBERLIN — Hurricane victims in Southeast Louisiana are getting a helping hand from students in Allen Parish through donations of fuel, supplies and money. The ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:09 pm

Tropical Storm Nicholas

Allen schools will be virtual Tuesday

OBERLIN – All Allen Parish schools will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 14, due to impending tropical weather. This will be a virtual day for ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Monday, September 13, 2021 12:12 pm

Tropical Storm Nicholas

All Jeff Davis schools will be open Monday

JENNINGS — All schools and office locations in Jeff Davis Parish will be open today Sept. 13, according to Superintendent Kirk Credeur. Officials are closely ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, September 12, 2021 8:49 pm

Local News

Plans underway for new library in Welsh

WELSH — Welsh residents could have a new place to read, meet and participate in community activities in the future. Jeff Davis Parish Library Director ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, September 12, 2021 8:33 pm

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