• Teens Booked on Burglary Charges
    3 teens are arrested near an elementary school for burglary; suspects are possibly involved in several more burglaries in the area. 
  • Burglary Arrest in Pineville
    Deputies arrest a Pineville man on a burglary charge; he later confesses to many other burglary crimes in the area. 
  • Suspect Wanted in Boyce Burglary
    A home in Boyce was burglarized while the victim was in the hospital. Two arrests were made, but dectectives still search for 3rd suspect. 
  • Sandstone Multi-use Trail Opens
    Kisatchie opens the popular Sandstone Trail commonly used for ATV riding, motorcycles, bicycles, horses and hiking. 


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Louisiana Students of the Year

Eighteen students from across the state were named regional finalists for the Louisiana Students of the Year award. The 18 regional finalists include one 5th grade, 8th grade, and 12th grade student from six regions and represent public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools across Louisiana. These regional finalists and state winners for each [...]

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Three Alexandria Teens Booked on Burglary Charges

Nicholas King
Darius Mitchell
Chaquirion Parker
The School Resource Officer at North Bayou Rapides Elementary was advised of a burglary in the area of Hideaway Subdivision.  The SRO saw the suspects running behind the school and maintained visual contact until Patrol Deputies arrived.
Upon arrival, deputies located and detained three suspects identified as 18 year-old Darius Mitchell, 17 year-old [...]

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Subject Charged with Multiple Burglaries

Rapides deputies responded to a burglary on Stilly Road in Pineville.  According to the victim, the residence had been the subject of many break ins which went back as far as three years.  Detectives from the Tioga Substation also responded to investigate the burglary.
After speaking with the home owner and canvassing the immediate area, detectives [...]

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Suspect Wanted in Boyce Burglary

On February 24th, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.
The victim advised that while she was in the hospital, her residence was burglarized and her jewelry was missing.  The case was turned over to RPSO Detectives for further investigation and their findings revealed there were three [...]

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Sandstone Multi-Use Trail Opens

Pineville, La. – The Sandstone Multi-use trial will open on Saturday, April 19.  The popular motorized trail is seasonally closed. “Although we have received a lot of rain recently, we are experiencing good drying conditions. We plan to open the trail early this year so riders can take advantage of the spring weather,” explained Mike [...]

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LC To Seek New President After Trustee Meeting

Besieged Louisiana College President Joe Aguillard is out as of August 1st.  The board of trustees chairman issued a statement saying Aguillard will be named president emeritus but an interim head will take over the Southern Baptist 4-year school in Pineville.
Doctor Argile Smith will serve until the board hires a new president.
Aguillard has been under [...]

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Tri-Centennial Celebration Flowers and Showers Lighted Barge Parade

[ April 26, 2014; ] Tri-Centennial Celebration Flowers and Showers Lighted Barge Parade
Downtown Riverbank
Best lighted barge award $500. The Cane River Waterway Commission will present a $100 award to the boat that best displays safety features.
Launching at Washington Street Boat Launch
Registration begins at 8 PM, Riverbank
Boat Dock with Line up at 8:15 PM
Lighting design should follow a Tri-Centennial theme or [...]

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Queensryche to Perform at Paragon

[ April 26, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are proud to announce that 80s progressive metal band, Queensryche, will be performing on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Mari Showroom. Tickets are $20 and currently on sale.

Queensryche is a progressive metal band from Seattle, Washington that was formed in 1981. The original line [...]

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A Decade in Retrospect at Historic City Hall in Lake Charles

[ April 25, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] A new exhibition will hang indefinitely in the first floor foyer of the 1911 Historic City Hall. A Decade in Retrospect consists of nearly 100 mini posters representing every exhibition held in the Arts and Cultural Center since it opened its doors in 2004. The collection will continue to grow as more exhibits grace these [...]

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LSU Of Alexandria To Host March Back 2 College Event

[ April 24, 2014; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – LSU of Alexandria is inviting anyone who is thinking of starting, or restarting, a college career to visit the university on Thursday, April 24 at 5:00pm.

March Back 2 College is an informational browse session with employees from Admissions, Financial Aid, Academic Departments and Student Support on hand to answer any questions.

The event [...]

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LSU Of Alexandria To Crown A New Ms. LSUA

[ April 26, 2014; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Five LSU of Alexandria students will compete for the title of Ms. LSUA in the 54th competition scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at 7:00pm. The event will be in the Brumfield Caffey Annex Ballroom.

The contestants include: Kayla Nicole Armwood, a junior Kinesiology major from Jackson, MS;  Elizabeth Felix, a sophomore Mathematics major [...]

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Road Work: LA 121 Drainage Structures

LA 121; LA 121 Bridges near Hineston
Vernon Parish; SP H.000995
Control Section 029-04
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that, weather permitting, on Thursday, April 17, 2014 road construction work will begin on LA 121 at various drainage structures sites along LA 121 in Vernon Parish.  The length of the project from the first [...]

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Northwest Louisiana History Museum Welcomes New Exhibit

[ April 15, 2014 to May 10, 2014. ] [caption id="attachment_36298" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The APHN installation Sacraments and Vows currently on display on the second floor of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame/Northwest Louisiana History Museum. The exhibit will continue through May 10th.[/caption]
Sacraments and Vows, a new exhibit at the Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches, is now open.  The exhibit was installed by [...]

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