Pamela Sleezer, Author at American Press


Former Vernon teacher guilty of sexual conduct with student

A former Vernon Parish teacher pleaded guilty last week for sexual conduct with a student. On Aug. 1, Brittany Green appeared before 30th Judicial District Court ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, August 8, 2023 10:07 am


Second man sentenced in attack on newspaper carrier

The second man convicted in the December 2021 attack of an American Press newspaper carrier was sentenced on Tuesday to eight years in prison, the ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Wednesday, March 15, 2023 1:31 pm


Former Fort Polk soldier sentenced for crimes against minor

A former soldier has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12 while he was ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Sunday, January 29, 2023 8:01 am


99-year term upheld for man convicted of molesting infant

The Louisiana 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the 99-year sentence of a Vernon Parish man convicted in 2020 of molesting an infant. Kyle ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, January 26, 2023 9:59 am


Starks man charged in Beauregard homicide after overnight manhunt

A Starks man was apprehended Thursday morning and charged in the death of 54-year-old James Barlow. Hank Robert Windham, 45, was arrested following an overnight ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, January 5, 2023 4:37 pm


Fort Polk soldier sues Biden administration over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A soldier stationed at Fort Polk filed a lawsuit this week against the Biden Administration over its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for members of the U.S. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 4:15 pm


Three sentenced in ‘worst case of child abuse to ever occur in Vernon’

Three people convicted of what authorities have called one of the worst cases of child abuse to ever occur in Vernon Parish were sentenced on ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 3:21 pm


Leesville man convicted on fourth obscenity charge

A Leesville man was convicted on his fourth obscenity charge last week in Vernon Parish. James Leon Collins III, 47, was found guilty on Dec. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Sunday, December 18, 2022 6:21 pm


Man sentenced to 9 years for injuring teenage sisters while driving under the influence

A Sabine Parish man convicted for seriously injuring two Vernon Parish teenagers while he was driving under the influence was sentenced this week to serve ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, December 17, 2022 4:55 pm


Sheriff: Merryville man fatally struck by train

Authorities with the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office released the identity on Monday of the man found on railroad tracks west of Merryville over the weekend. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, December 13, 2022 5:12 pm

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