Category Archives: Local Headlines

Old Ballfield to be Converted into Parking Lot

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An old baseball field is being torn down for a new parking lot to serve Tioga High. The school board Read More →

Boil Advisory: Polk Street between Cushman and Thornton streets

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Alexandria, Louisiana— Replacement of a defective fire hydrant in the 2000 block of Polk Street has resulted in the need Read More →

Alexandria Zoo Celebrates Zookeeper Appreciation Week

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It’s Zookeeper Appreciation Week and the Alexandria Zoo is celebrating their staff. Zookeepers are responsible for animal enrichment, training, cleaning, Read More →

Back-to-School Concert to Feature Taylor Mathews, Michelle Willis

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Central Louisiana Arts and Healthcare Inc. is sponsoring a back to school concert featuring America’s Got Talent finalist, Taylor Mathews Read More →

Book-arage Encourages Summer Reading

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In an effort to get kids to read more during the summer, the MLK Branch kicked off the Book-arage program Read More →

Grant Parish Plant to Bring New Job Opportunities

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A $265 million investment is headed to Pollock. A European firm is buying the idle Vanguard Plant to turn it Read More →

New Party Supply Store Opens in Pineville

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There’s a new party store open in Pineville. The Chamber of Commerce honored the opening of KY’s Gifts and Party Read More →

Extreme Heat Poses Health Threat

Extreme heat conditions are dangerous for us all, but it’s especially a threat to those exercising or working outdoors.   Dr. Read More →

Summer Bash Part 2 at Inglewood This Weekend

If you missed Summer Bash Part 1, Part 2 is quickly approaching. Here’s Stephen Reed with more. It’s all taking Read More →

Surveillance Video Helps with Scrap Metal Theft Arrest

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Rapides deputies say surveillance video helps them identify and arrest a scrap-metal thief. He’s 33-year-old Jeremiah Fontenot Senior of Alexandria. Read More →