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Grant Parish Sheriff Cleans Up Evidence Back Log


Since Sheriff Steven McCain took office on July 1, 2012, the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office has been working tirelessly to clean up a backlog of old evidence, some dating back as far as 1978.
“When I first took office, I became aware that the Sheriff’s Office evidence room had not been purged in quite some time.  [...]

Pointe Coupee Sergeant Arrested Following Drug Investigation


A sergeant with the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office is arrested following a drug investigation.
Reed Bueche was with the department for 10 years until this week.  He was a community leader and known for his work at catholic high school as an award winning power-lifting coach.  As Rob Krieger reports, his former boss is feeling [...]

Citizens of Richard Remember Their “Little Cajun Saint”


People in south Louisiana are proud to call themselves “Saints Fans”.
But one group in Richard is hoping their “Little Cajun Saint” will one day be ranked among others in the Catholic faith.  Charlene Richard was only 12 years old when she died, but 54 years later, she’s still answering the prayers of the faithful.
And as [...]

Fort Polk Man Sentenced for Child Abuse

A Fort Polk man is sentenced in Federal Court for child abuse.
19-year-old Satonius Gaines will spend 18 months in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old on the military base.

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Support Group Offers ‘Coping With Stress’ Presentation


[ August 19, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, La – The Cancer Support Group at Rapides Regional Medical Center will hold its monthly meeting in the Cascade Room at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Monday, Aug. 19.

This month, an oncology social worker will lead a discussion on “Coping With Stress.” The presentation is for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants will [...]

Jeff Dunham to Perform at Paragon Casino Resort


[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that ventriloquist and America’s favorite comedian, Jeff Dunham, will bring his Disorderly Conduct show to the Mari Showroom on Friday, August 30 at 8pm in a sold out performance.

Jeff Dunham’s performances have taken the American stage by storm achieving wild success and popularity on the [...]

Annual August Recess Congressional Update featuring Congressman Rodney Alexander


[ August 26, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Blood Drive for “Little Boo” Maddox


[ August 8, 2013; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a blood drive for Robert “Little Boo” Maddox on August 8th from 8am until 2pm at the RPSO Motor Pool.  The motor pool is located on John Allison Drive behind the Coca-Cola plant on 28 West.
As some of you already know, Little Boo was infected with the H1N1 [...]

Local Author to Read at Storytime


[ August 8, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] Hannah loves to play soccer, but she never leaves the house without wearing her lucky tutu! When a new neighbor moves in down the street, Hannah experiences bullying and must find a way to keep her head up through it all. The book, Hannah and her Tutu, was written by Pam Keith, a former teacher. [...]

Martin Branch Library extends open hours for Book Ends Book Sale

If you missed the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale at Westside Regional Library, it is not too late to get a steal of a deal on used books. The Friends of the Library are extending the open hours of the Book Ends used book store at Martin Branch Library. New hours will be [...]