Category Archives: Local Headlines

Ethiopian Faces Jail Time for Resisting Deportation

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A federal jury in Alexandria convicts an Ethiopian national for refusing deportation. 30-year-old Henok Retta refused to be placed on Read More →

Man Arrested for Inappropriate Behavior with 2 Children

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Rapides detectives arrest a man for inappropriate behavior with two small children. He’s 58-year-old John William Gilcrease Junior of Pineville. Read More →

New Rapides Registrar Sworn In

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A new Rapides Parish Registrar of Voters takes over today and it’s an office once held by her late father. Read More →

Holiday Travel Expected to be at 8 Year High

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You can be a part of history from now through Sunday. Triple A expects Independence Day travel will be at Read More →

Plastipak Expanding Pineville Facility

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A Pineville plant is investing 9-million dollars in its facility to add new production lines and hire more workers. The Read More →

Sen. Cassidy Opens New Office in Alexandria

The junior U.S. Senator in Louisiana now has a presence in Alexandria. The office for Bill Cassidy is in the Read More →

Honore Announces He Will Not Run for Governor

Retired General Russell Honore announces he will not run for governor. His candidacy had been touted by those who remember Read More →

Details Clarified in Trooper-Involved Shooting

A state police spokesperson clarifies details following a trooper-involved shooting yesterday. Authorities confirm the trooper has been treated and released Read More →

Food Bank Receives $25,000 Donation

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Leebo’s “Get It N Gone” presented a $25,000 check to the Food Bank today. It’s part of the convenience store’s Read More →

LSUA Hosts 4th of July Celebration

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LSUA held a 4th of July celebration in its quad. The party had a barbeque with karaoke and door prizes. Read More →

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