Category Archives: Local Headlines

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 →

Local State Trooper Involved in Shooting

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A state trooper is involved in a shooting. He was on routine patrol about 2:30 this afternoon at Highway 1 Read More →

19 Arrested in LaSalle Drug Round-Up

LaSalle deputies announce a drug round-up netting some 19 arrests. Sheriff Scott Franklin called the operation Fielder’s Choice because, he Read More →

Former Firemen Arrested in Arson Case

Top, left to right: Darryl Blount, Thomas Gilbert, and Bobby Murray. 
Bottom, left to right: Kenneth Sweet, Jeremy West, and Johnny West.

State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Read More →

Area Resident Named Farmwoman of the Year

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An area resident is named Outstanding Young Farmwoman of the Year. Danielle Yerby, seen here in the middle, received this Read More →

Local Entrepreneur Leads Communication Workshop

Local entrepreneur Glenda Stock led a workshop about the culture of communication. Here’s what she has to say about facilitating Read More →