Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Catch a Concert

Catch a Concert

[ June 3, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 10, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 17, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 24, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]  




Crack Cocaine Discovered on Traffic Stop


Carlin Demond Burns
On Wednesday, Rapides deputies seized approximately ¼ of a “cookie” of crack cocaine.
Deputies working criminal patrol in the Alexandria area recognized Carlin Burns driving a vehicle near Deerfield and Wood Hollow Drive in Alexandria.
Burns was arrested in December 2013 for Driving Under Suspension among other violations. Deputies knew Burns had no valid driver’s [...]

Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrests


Billy Johnson
Tammy Hammond
The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant in the Prospect community on Friday that resulted in the arrest of two people for a number of drugs offenses. 
43-year-old Billy Johnson of was arrested for possession of marijuana (4th offense), possession of crystal methamphetamine, possession of Percocet, possession of a legend drug [...]

Free MP3s from Rapides Library


Everyone listens to music. Whether it’s on a radio while driving to work, an iPod while exercising at a gym, or a classic LP while relaxing at home, people love music, the soundtrack of their lives.
And who doesn’t like free stuff? Whether it’s a buy-one-get-one sale, a free taco for taking that survey, or a [...]

Simmesport Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Marijuana Arrest

Press Release
Demond Montel Johnson
May 20, 2013 – According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, deputies have arrested Demond Montel Johnson, age 20 of Simmesport, La. with the possession of approximately 4.0 lbs. of suspected marijuana. C.I.U. / Narcotics Section investigators searched Johnson’s 506 Laurel St. home late Friday afternoon after conducting an investigation of alleged drug trafficking [...]

Supplies & Clothes 4 Homeless @ Our Own Library (SCHOOL) Drive


The Rapides Parish Library will kick off their year-round Supplies & Clothes 4 Homeless @ Our Own Library (SCHOOL) Drive on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Those who wish to help can contribute gently used and new school uniforms and clothes in all sizes as well as school supplies at any location of the Rapides Parish [...]

Kids Fishing Day Camp

[ June 10, 2013 to June 13, 2013. ]  
LDWF Hosting Kids Fishing Day Camp in June at Woodworth Outdoor Education Center
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is hosting a Kids Fishing Day Camp for children 10 to 15 years of age at Woodworth Outdoor Education Center from June 10 to 13, 2013.

The Monday through Thursday day camp will provide activities from [...]

Shooting Arrest in Vernon Parish

James Moses

James Moses
May 20, 2013 – An Anacoco man is arrested by the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office. He is 31-year-old James Moses.
The sheriff’s office received a complaint on Sunday in which six people alleged that James Moses had fired a weapon at them.
Deputies responded to a mobile home park in the Anacoco area and were advised [...]

Missing Person Alert

Joel Grace

Joel Grace
May 20, 2013 – Sheriff Sam Craft has issued a “Missing Person” alert for a Leesville resident.  Joel Wesley Grace, black male, age 60, was reported missing by a family member on December 20th, 2009.
Grace, who is known in the Leesville area as “Black”, was last seen at his residence in the Shady Oaks [...]

Exhibit- Artist Among Us

[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]  

Jun 28 – Aug 24, 2013 Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends

Inspired by the creative resources right within our own community and opening a new path for partnership, experimentation, and exchange among arts professors, students, and arts guilds


Phone: (318) 443-3458