Category Archives: Local Headlines

Town Talk Building Sold, Newspaper to Remain


Headquarters for the Alexandria Daily Town Talk will remain on Third Street, even though the building is now sold. The Read More →

Shepherd Center to Close After 32 Years


After 32 years of service to the community, The Shepherd Center is closing. The familiar headquarters on Jackson Street was Read More →

Paragon’s New Pastry Chef Making Changes at Buffet

The Paragon Casino in Marksville has a new pastry chef who is making some sweet changes at the resort’s buffet. Read More →

September is a Busy Month in Avoyelles

September has a busy schedule happening in Avoyelles parish such as church fairs, a quilt show, senior health and fun Read More →

Tax Free Hunting Supplies This Weekend


This weekend might just be the weekend you’ve been waiting for to stock up on hunting supplies. Those items will Read More →

Educator Teaches Public About Signs of Child Abuse

September is Child Safety and Infant Mortality Month. So make sure you recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse Read More →

Gas Skimming Investigation Underway in Baton Rouge


If you pay at the pump, you could be at risk of gas skimming. An investigation is underway in Baton Read More →

Forest Classes Held for 2 Native American Tribes

Kisatchie National Forest held a timber marking class yesterday. The class is for two Native American tribes, the Coushatta and Read More →

Rapides Inmate Claims Deputy Struck Him While Handcuffed

A Rapides Parish inmate treated for minor injuries has lodged a complaint against a deputy. Sheriff’s office officials say the Read More →

Ribbon Cutting Held for “The Gem”


The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday¬†at The Gem in downtown Alexandria. Even though The Read More →