Pamela Sleezer, Author at Leesville Leader


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 1:36 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, Monday, January 30, 2023 11:13 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


Vernon man’s pandering conviction upheld

A Vernon Parish man convicted of attempting to recruit an underage girl into prostitution had his conviction upheld recently by the Third Circuit Court of ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 1:25 pm

Look Back at 2022

TOP STORY OF 2022: Fort Polk’s new name will honor Sgt. William Henry Johnson

The year 2022 signaled major changes ahead for the Fort Polk military installation and its surrounding communities. Over the summer, Congress approved a list of ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, December 31, 2022 10:47 am


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 3:57 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 3:26 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, Monday, December 19, 2022 4:07 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 4:03 pm


Five Fort Polk soldiers arrested in rape of two women

Five active-duty soldiers assigned to Fort Polk have been arrested and charged with conspiring together to rape two women at a residence in Rosepine, according ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, December 2, 2022 8:43 am

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