Category Archives: Community News

Local State Trooper Honored for Bravery

State police single out an area trooper for bravery. State Trooper Thurman Miller, of Troop E, headquartered in Alexandria, assisted Read More →

Local State Troopers Undergo Random Inspection

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It’s inspection day for Louisiana State Troopers. Troopers work in a military type life style, paying attention to rank, duty Read More →

BESE Attempts to Compromise on Common Core

3 members of the State Board of Education are offering a compromise on common core to Governor Bobby Jindal. Jindal Read More →

Local Representative Pushing “Pay it Forward”

A local state representative is pushing a study resolution to help students with college debt. Pay It Forward bills are Read More →

Chamber Red Coats Celebrate Value Place Reopening

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A local hotel this morning celebrates a grand re-opening. The Chamber Red Coats cut the ribbon for the Value Place Read More →

Tri-centennial Continues with Magnolias & Meat Pies

As the oldest city in Louisiana, Natchitoches is continuing its tri-centennial celebration with a new exhibit called Magnolias and Meat Read More →

Boggy Bayou Boat Launch at Spring Bayou WMA to Close Temporarily for Ramp Improvements

The Boggy Bayou boat launch at Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area near Marksville will be closed from July 14 through Read More →

Foster Walker Named Dealer of the Year

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Alexandria auto dealer Foster Walker III is named 2014 Dealer of the Year. The award came this month at the Read More →

Fund Set Up for 9 Children Orphaned by Murder-Suicide

A fund has been set up for the nine children left orphaned by a murder suicide in Opelousas. On July Read More →

Jena Lions Club to Host Golf Tournament

A 2-man golf scramble to benefit the good works of the Jena Lions Club will be held Friday at Oak Read More →