Pamela Sleezer, Author at Leesville Leader

First Responder of the Week

Vernon Deputy Patrick Buckley being hailed as hero

A Vernon Parish deputy is being called a hero after his tireless work and dedication in locating a senior citizen who had become lost last ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:50 am

Local

Fort Polk’s potential new name introduced to Congress

Fort Polk may soon become Fort Johnson if Congress accepts the recommendations submitted by the Renaming Commission this week. On Tuesday, officials tasked with renaming ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 5:58 pm

Local

Leesville student’s artwork to hang in congressman’s office

Artwork by a Vernon Parish student is now gracing the walls of Congressman Mike Johnson’s Leesville district office after she was recognized in this year’s ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Sunday, May 22, 2022 8:44 pm

Crime

Jury trials for men charged with newspaper carrier attack moved to October

The jury trials for two men charged in the aggravated attack on American Press newspaper carrier Woodie Blanks have been continued to October, according to court ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, May 19, 2022 4:19 pm

Crime

Leesville woman accused of falsely reporting her daughter was murdered

A Leesville woman was taken into custody last week after falsely reporting a homicide and then allegedly hiding marijuana and methamphetamine in the patrol car ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Thursday, May 19, 2022 10:02 am

Vernon Parish

Cold case remains cold: New search leaves team empty-handed in missing person investigation

A new search was conducted over the weekend at the last known location of a Vernon Parish man who has been missing for two and ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:50 pm

Local

Country crooner Morgan Wallen writes to local boy

A young boy from Evans struggling through a tough time in his life received a boost of confidence recently that came in the form of ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Monday, May 16, 2022 12:16 pm

Crime

Escaped work release inmate captured in Vernon Parish

A Beauregard Parish work release inmate was captured over the weekend, less than 24 hours after he walked away from a job assignment at PAX ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Monday, May 16, 2022 5:21 am

Crime

Anacoco man shoots girlfriend in hand while she slept

An Anacoco man is facing a charge of attempted second-degree murder after Vernon Parish authorities say he confessed to shooting his girlfriend while she slept. ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Monday, May 9, 2022 4:57 pm

Local

VPSO mourns passing of K9 Duke

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of its most recognized members today, with K9 Duke passing away Tuesday morning at ... Read more

by Pamela Sleezer, Tuesday, May 3, 2022 2:06 pm

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