Ashley Joseph, WAFB

Ashley Joseph

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Past:
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • WAFB
  • KPLC
  • KFVS News
  • WBRC FOX6 News

Past articles by Ashley:

Lake Charles native cast as Smokey Robinson in new Aretha Franklin biopic

One of the most anticipated movies of the year hits theaters Friday, and some in the Lake Area may notice a familiar face. → Read More

Lake Charles native cast as Smokey Robinson in new Aretha Franklin biopic

One of the most anticipated movies of the year hits theaters Friday, and some in the Lake Area may notice a familiar face. → Read More

Lake Charles native cast as Smokey Robinson in new Aretha Franklin biopic

One of the most anticipated movies of the year hits theaters Friday, and some in the Lake Area may notice a familiar face. → Read More

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury offering rental relief programs to help tenants on verge of eviction

The recently extended eviction moratorium bought more time for hundreds of renters in the Lake Area. → Read More

Final pass for Lake Charles residential debris begins August 9

The final day debris removal contractors will be in Lake Charles is Friday, Aug. 27. → Read More

Vinton man missing over 100 days, family still looking for answers

It’s a family’s worst fear - the unknown. A Vinton man has now been missing for more than 100 days. → Read More

FEMA: Deadline to apply for flooding assistance, August 2

FEMA says the deadline to apply for federal assistance for May’s severe storms, tornadoes and flooding is Monday, August 2. → Read More

RSV cases on the rise in SWLA

A common virus is popping up at uncommon times across Southwest Louisiana. → Read More

Navigating the challenging housing market

It’s a challenging time right now for anyone looking to buy a home, especially in Southwest Louisiana. → Read More

PTSD Awareness Day: Resources available for those dealing with mental health concerns

Post-traumatic stress disorder, often known as PTSD can affect people in many different ways. Here at home, healthcare workers are seeing an increase in anxiety-driven hospital visits. → Read More

Boating, highway patrols ramp up for Memorial Day

With looser COVID restrictions, more people are getting out and taking advantage of their day off. It's led to increased patrols on the highways and nearby waters. → Read More

DeWanna’s Closet meets the need in time of crisis

For local educators, last week’s flood is just one more challenge added to the books. → Read More

Cleanup underway again after storm floods homes in Greinwich Terrace

While disheartening for residents in the Terrace Neighborhood of Lake Charles, the flooding comes as no surprise. → Read More

Lake Area pediatrician weighs in on FDA’s approval of Pfizer vaccine for tweens and teens

Pre-teens in Southwest Louisiana can start getting their shots of the COVID vaccine as early as next week. → Read More

Local coffee shop finds new home inside Lake Charles Regional Airport

Common Grounds Sit & Chill Coffee House, which was previously located in Downtown Lake Charles is now taking on new life at the Lake Charles Regional Airport. → Read More

Stroke care access in SWLA

Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in Louisiana. → Read More

New round of pandemic aid available for local farmers

The pandemic has affected much if not all of the agricultural sector, but many farmers did not benefit from previous rounds of relief. → Read More

Black Heritage Festival hosts bike giveaway for students at Combre-Fondel Elementary

This summer, a bunch of local kids will have new bikes to ride around town. → Read More

State approves Lake Charles TIF request for economic development projects

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. → Read More

Employee-housing survey takes look at local employment following pandemic and hurricanes

Considering the pandemic and last year’s hurricanes, Southwest Louisiana’s economy has met numerous challenges. → Read More