Ashley Joseph is excited to report the news in her hometown of Lake Charles, La.
Ashley has loved news and broadcasting since she was a child.
A Cajun girl, she, of course, loves Cajun food. Ashley loves spending time with her family, cooking, reading and writing, listening to music and traveling.
She also loves the Saints and the Seattle Seahawks (although her co-workers aren't sure how that's possible).
Ashley is a 2016 graduate of McNeese State University, where she was part of the National Broadcasting Society (president of the McNeese chapter for one year), the NAACP and the Student Government Association.
Southwest Louisiana holds a very special place in her heart and she loves reporting its news and telling its stories.
Internet access has been a big topic of discussion following last year’s storms, and in Southwest Louisiana, we’ve seen firsthand the struggle that natural disasters can pose to the communication grid.
Businesses big and small have had to navigate through a lot of uncertainty during the last eight months. With post-storm recovery and daily hiring challenges, the Salvation Army is just happy to be back serving the community.
During a recent briefing, Gov. Edward’s outlined his plans for the more than one billion dollars the state will receive from the American Rescue Plan and ultimately how it will impact communities like Southwest Louisiana.
When the pandemic set in last year, one of the unintentional victims of the economy’s downfall was social security recipients. Now, lawmakers are working to make sure future retirees get full access to their benefits.
Two months after Laura, 10 out of the 13 branches across Calcasieu Parish were able to open. Now, almost eight months later, all have reopened to the public but work still continues for the three hardest-hit branches.
The development company, Remington Lake Housing first announced plans in February 2020 to transform a historical building in downtown DeRidder into a combination food hall, commissary kitchen, makers market, small office space, and more.
Earlier this month, the Louisiana Joint Legislative Budget Committee approved a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) request that would grant the city a portion of generated sales tax earnings for future development projects.