Jackson Parish, LA

Sterlington, LAhannapub.com

Sterlington Planning & Zoning chairman arrested for contractor fraud

Sterlington's Planning and Zoning Chairman Forrest Fife was arrested last month on two counts of contractor fraud in Jackson Parish. Deputies with Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown's office made the arrest on May 25. Benard Forrest Fife's bail was set at $10,000. He has since posted bail, according to Brown's...
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Arkansas StateKNOE TV8

Two Arkansas men accused of simple arson in Jackson Parish

JACKSON PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Authorities have arrested two men from Arkansas accused of setting fire to a mobile home in Jackson Parish after a dispute with the resident of the home. According to the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal, Austin Triplet, 28, and James Maxwell, 52, both of...
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Louisiana StateKNOE TV8

2 officers in north Louisiana arrested after alleged illegal search

JACKSON PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Two North Hodge police officers are facing charges in connection with an alleged illegal search. Katie McCormick and Christy Jinks were arrested on April 28, 2021. The Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office says both officers entered a home illegally and searched without a warrant. McCormick has...
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Jackson Parish, LAfgazette.com

Remembering a birthday gobbler

I had a birthday last week and I was reminded of another birthday I had 13 years ago. On March 29, 2008, I was presented a special birthday gift when I slipped out to the woods in Jackson Parish, called in and downed a big gobbler. This brings to mind...
Natchitoches Parish, LAnatchitochesparishjournal.com

Jackson Parish man arrested for inappropriate behavior with juvenile at Natchitoches Parish church gathering

On March 3rd, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 51-year-old Jackson Parish man in connection with a 6-month investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior with a juvenile almost 19 years ago. In September of 2020, Detectives assigned to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division received a complaint from the the victim...
Louisiana StateKNOE TV8

Investigators unable to rule out electrical malfunction in Jan. 14 fatal fire

JACKSON PARISH, La. (KNOE) - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office has released the findings of a preliminary investigation into a Jan. 14 fatal fire in Jackson Parish. The fire happened at a mobile home in the 2200 block of Robinson Chapel Road around 10:15 a.m. One person was found dead inside the home. It’s believed the victim is the 85-year-old disabled woman who owned the home, though official identification is pending.
Jackson Parish, LAKNOE TV8

Fatal fire under investigation in Jackson Parish

JACKSON PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Authorities are investigating a fatal fire in Jackson Parish. According to the state fire marshal’s office, they were called to the scene of a mobile home fire on Jan. 14, 2021, in Cartwright involving one death. The Jackson Parish Ward 2 Fire Protection District responded...