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Hurricane Season Predictions

Hurricane Season

Forecasters say it’s going to be a busy hurricane season. That’s thanks to warmer-than average water temperatures.
Meteorologists say we can expect between seven and eleven hurricanes this year. As many as six hurricanes are expected to be major storms.

“The ability to have another Sandy in the same location a year later exists,” says Joseph Nimmich [...]

Woodpeckers in the Kisatchie

If you’re a bird lover, you know the story of the red cockaded woodpecker. The bird is on the endangered species list, and they live in the Kisatchie National Forest.
You might have seen and heard them in your own backyard. Bird watchers want to know more about them, including where they fly, what they eat, [...]

Complaint Leads to Meth Arrest in Pineville

Michael Wallace Proveaux
39-year old Michael Wallace Proveaux is charged with running a meth operation. Deputies arrested him Thursday.
Rapides Parish Detectives received information from the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office that Proveaux was manufacturing methamphetamine at his home, again. Detectives were familiar with Proveaux after arresting him in January for manufacturing meth.
Officers went to his home at [...]

Woman Arrested for a Stabbing in Vernon Parish

Kennedy Prether

Kennedy Prether
Police are calling it a case of domestic abuse. A man is stabbed and a woman is arrested in Vernon Parish.
18-year old Kennedy Prether of Rosepine is behind bars. Deputies were called to a home last night where they found Marvin Calcote stabbed in the chest – though he’s expected to be okay.
Prether is [...]

Alabama Mystery Illness Solved

Mystery Illness

May 24, 2013 – It turns out the mystery Alabama illness was a coincidental cluster of varying viruses, but that doesn’t mean public health officials were wrong to raise the alarm, experts say.
Testing confirmed that the seven respiratory illnesses in the southeastern part of the state were the
result of a mix of the common cold [...]

LDWF Announces 2014 Duck Stamp Contest

 
May 23, 2013 — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has announced the rules and time frame for the 2014 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp, or Louisiana Duck Stamp competition.
“Since our competition returned to a featured waterfowl species selected by the artist for the 2010 stamp, the quality of the entries and eventual winner [...]

Two Arrested for Break-in and Vandalism of Church

Burglary

Press Release
Jessica Dousay
Nathaniel Burns
May 23, 2013 – On April 5th, 2013, Rapides Parish deputies responded to 2675 LA Hwy 121(Camp 8 Pentecostal Church) in reference to the church being broken into and vandalized.
Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who stated when they entered the back door of the church, they discovered the kitchen [...]

Unusual Accident on O.K. Allen Bridge

18 Wheeler

An unusual accident closes the O.K. Allen Bridge over the Red River this morning. The accident shut down traffic for a few hours during rush hour.
This caused traffic to back up for miles as people tried to reach Pineville and Central State Hospital. Pineville Police say two large trucks passed each other on the span, [...]

Seatbelt and Sobriety Checkpoint in Allen Parish

Sobriety Checkpoint

In an effort to increase seatbelt usage and combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop D and the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office plan to conduct seatbelt compliance and DWI checkpoint on Saturday, May 25, 2013, from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Allen Parish.  Our mission will [...]

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Cruelty to a Juvenile

Sandra Kay Moreau

Press Release
Sandra Kay Moreau
May 21, 2013 – On May 8th, 2013 at approximately 7 pm, deputies were dispatched to a local hospital in reference to a battery of a juvenile. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who advised they picked up their child that evening from the sitter, later identified as Sandra Moreau, [...]