Pamela Sleezer, Author at Leesville Leader

Election

Runoff declared in Vernon constable race

A tight race for Vernon Parish Constable of Ward 3 will bring a runoff election after only 33 votes separated the top two candidates, according ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Saturday, November 13, 2021 10:07 pm

Crime

Eight Vernon inmates charged in attack of another

Eight Vernon Parish inmates received additional charges this week after what authorities are calling a “serious attack” on another inmate. Jerry Lee Eaves, 40; Shawn ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, November 12, 2021 1:10 pm

Military spending

Fort Polk ‘economic driver’ for state

Military-related spending in Louisiana had an impact of $9.64 billion in the state’s economy for the fiscal year of 2020, according to the findings of ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, November 11, 2021 3:36 pm

Education

Vernon ACT scores top state average

Vernon Parish schools have scored above the state average this year when it comes to ACT performance, according to official numbers presented to school board ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:40 pm

Fort Polk

‘Listening session’ planned on Fort Polk name change

A public meeting with the commission charged with renaming Fort Polk and other military bases across the U.S. will be held at the Warriors Club ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, November 4, 2021 9:55 pm

Crime

Rosepine trio arrested for sex trafficking of a child

Three Rosepine residents are facing charges of sex trafficking a minor and bonds of more than $3 million in connection with the sexual abuse of ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 4:56 pm

Crime

Four arrested for Leesville vehicle arson, insurance fraud

Four people have been arrested for their alleged roles in the burning of a vehicle in Vernon Parish and then attempting to fraudulently collect insurance ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 1:28 pm

Fort Polk

Fort Polk Progress to hold community briefing

Fort Polk Progress chairman and Leesville Mayor Rick Allen will be leading a community meeting next month that will brief the public on important matters ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Friday, October 29, 2021 1:28 pm