Pamela Sleezer, Author at American Press

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Lamar Salter now officially part of Sowela Tech

The Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville is now officially a branch of the Sowela Technical Community College as of July 1. The acquisition was first ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, July 2, 2022 8:38 am

crime

New charges for Leesville man who chained fiancé in bedroom

A Leesville man charged with handcuffing and chaining his mentally impaired fiancé in a bedroom for days against her will received additional charges this week. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, July 2, 2022 5:45 am

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Vernon Parish searching for shooting suspect

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they believe is responsible for shooting another man in the face and back early Friday ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, July 1, 2022 12:54 pm

First Responder of the Week

Bobby Hooks: Vernon Parish native is Leesville’s new fire chief

Vernon Parish’s own Bobby Hooks is looking to bring his experience, knowledge, passion and commitment to the table as he takes over as Leesville’s Fire ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 5:45 am

Crime

Leesville man arrested for keeping fiancée chained in bedroom

A Leesville man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly keeping his fiancée chained up inside their bedroom and physically abusing her while accusing her of infidelity. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:10 pm

First Responder of the Week

Martyna Trahan named EMT of the Year

Acadian Ambulance EMT Martyna Trahan has been named EMT of the Year for Acadian’s southwest Louisiana service area. Trahan was recognized for the regional honors ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:45 am

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BPSO searching for theft suspect

The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing the search for a man wanted in connection with a home burglary out of the Ragley area. Authorities ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:45 am

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Beauregard Watermelon Fest 5K Run/Walk set June 25

Registration is now open for the Beauregard Christian Women’s Job Corps’ 17th annual Beauregard Watermelon Festival 5K Run / Walk being held on June 25. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, June 18, 2022 9:57 pm

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UPDATE: Both DeQuincy attempted armed robbery suspects captured

Two suspects wanted for attempted armed robbery in DeQuincy are now in custody after a two-day manhunt, according to authorities. Garrett Jensen, 21, was arrested ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, June 16, 2022 6:20 pm

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UPDATE: DeQuincy attempted armed robbery suspect arrested

A DeQuincy man on the run for two days after allegedly attempting to rob a woman at gunpoint was arrested in Sulphur, authorities said. Garrett Jensen, ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, June 16, 2022 10:03 am

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