Doris Maricle, Author at American Press

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Architects working on plans for new Welsh library

Welsh bookworms could soon be able to envision their future library. Jeff Davis Parish Library Director Clare Coleman said Tuesday initial plans for a new ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 5:13 pm

education

Allen schools maintain ‘B’ overall ranking

Allen Parish schools maintained their B ranking on school performance scores, with eight of the parish’s 11 schools receiving an A or B letter grade, ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Monday, November 28, 2022 3:12 pm

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Audit: Oberlin repeating errors from 13 years ago

An independent audit of the town of Oberlin’s finances from the last fiscal year reveals repeated deficiencies and unsolved issues, some dating back to 2009 ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Monday, November 21, 2022 6:16 pm

education

Stellar school scores in Jeff Davis Parish

Jeff Davis Parish schools made a strong showing on state school performance scores, according to the parish’s top education official. “We had more schools than ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, November 20, 2022 5:10 am

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‘Long overdue’: New Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated

A large crowd gathered at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park on Friday for the dedication of a new Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For many the ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Saturday, November 19, 2022 10:35 am

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PHOTO GALLERY: Jeff Davis Special Olympics

More than 60 students with disabilities from throughout Jeff Davis Parish competed for silver, bronze and gold medals Friday during the Jeff Davis Parish Special ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, November 18, 2022 1:59 pm

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Brother trying to raise funds for Jennings man paralyzed after being shot on way to work

The brother of Jennings man who was shot and paralyzed in a drive-by shooting on his way to work, has launched a fundraiser to help ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, November 18, 2022 10:37 am

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Jeff Davis looking to regulate solar energy projects

The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury is working to create a new parish ordinance aimed at regulating renewable energy production plants wanting to locate in ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Thursday, November 17, 2022 10:51 am

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Local man accused of holding woman, child at knifepoint

A Jennings man is behind held in the Jeff Davis Parish Jail after he allegedly held a woman and a child at knifepoint during a ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:26 am

education

Oakdale senior earns honor for work as percussionist

Ethan McGee, a senior at Oakdale High School, has been selected to the 2022 Louisiana Music Educators Association All-State Symphonic Band. McGee, who is a ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:19 am

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