Doris Maricle, Author at American Press

Business

Coushatta Tribe to get high-speed internet

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana has received a nearly $366,000 federal grant to help bring high-speed internet to tribal members in the Elton area as ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, July 1, 2022 8:28 am

local

Mosquitoes in Jeff Davis test positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Jeff Davis Parish near the Lacassine area have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Jeff Davis Parish Mosquito Abatement District. ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, July 1, 2022 7:56 am

crime

BREAKING: Fatal shooting at convenience store

A fist fight in a local convenience store parking lot Friday night escalated into a fatal shooting of a Jennings man. Tregan Kenneth Citizen, 20, ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Saturday, June 25, 2022 1:37 pm

local

House fire claims life of Oakdale woman

State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating an early morning house fire that claimed the life of a woman in Oakdale. The name of the victim ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, June 19, 2022 8:12 pm

local

Two teenaged pedestrians fatally struck

Two Jeff Davis Parish teenagers were hit and killed late Saturday in Jennings after their vehicle broke down on the interstate. The accident occurred just ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, June 19, 2022 2:56 pm

crime

Juvenile crime on rise: Jeff Davis asks for help to tackle growing problem

JENNINGS — Local and state officials are seeking solutions to rising juvenile crime in the area, including securing funds for a regional juvenile detention center ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, June 19, 2022 5:34 am

crime

Former Welsh alderman arrested again

Former Welsh alderman Jacob Colby Perry was arrested Wednesday on multiple charges including violating a protective order, cyberstalking and nonconsensual disclosure of a private image. ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Thursday, June 16, 2022 10:10 pm

education

Retiring Jeff Davis superintendent thanked for ‘loyalty, leadership’

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board recognized Superintendent Kirk Credeur on Thursday for his 40 years of dedicated service to the school system in Jeff ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Thursday, June 16, 2022 9:38 pm

local

Jennings council considers renaming street after MLK

JENNINGS — Some local residents voiced their opinions this week on a plan to rename Peters Street leading into Marcus Cain Park after Dr. Martin ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:11 pm

crime

Man arrested in theft from soldier

JENNINGS — A fugitive wanted for felony theft was arrested Wednesday by the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office. Gabriel Brett Joseph, 47, of Lake Charles ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 3:17 pm

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