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.
The Sacred Heart Parish Hall/Gymnasium, a centerpiece of community life and activities for the Church, was left only as a shell of its original structure, with its roof completely destroyed by the hurricane.
A piece of history broken but not ruined. At the Orange Grove Graceland Cemetery, the devastation from Hurricane Laura is widespread, but volunteers, young and old, are making sure that history is not forgotten.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, there’s a lot of information and resources to keep up with, and for the average person, it may seem like a lot. However, for one community, navigating the storm, on top of a pandemic, is even more challenging.
Several Louisiana mayors participated in a virtual meeting hosted by the Louisiana Municipal Association and National League of Cities Wednesday afternoon to discuss COVID-19′s impacts on essential services.
Many changes are in place this semester due to COVID-19. From wearing masks to social distancing...7News spoke to some students who say they’re excited to be back while others are a little nervous about the future.
As the economic toll of the pandemic deepens, experts believe there could be a wave of evictions over the next few months. However, if that is the case at the local level, there is a way you could get some much-needed help.
Even before the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Southwest Louisiana, Dr. Kohler says at Lake Charles Memorial they prepared well in advance. However, suiting up every day to battle an invisible enemy with very real victims has posed some difficult challenges.
The first day of school for students at Lake Charles Charter Academy and Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy is scheduled for August 24. High school students attending Lake Charles College Prep will return to class on August 20.