Category Archives: Local Headlines

Body of Deceased Soldier is Returned Home Today

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The body of Chief Warrant Officer Four, George David Strother comes home today.  The 44-year-old died two weeks ago in Read More →

Scholarship Being Set Up for CLTCC Students

Usually scholarships are awarded to four-year students at colleges and universities. But, an area attorney, Brian Caubarreaux, is setting up Read More →

Donelon Urges Residents to Take Property Insurance Rebate

State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is traveling the state urging residents to take advantage of a property insurance rebate. He Read More →

Principal Arrested for Allegedly Beating Up 11-Year-Old Student

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The principal of the Frankie Ray Jackson Technical Center in Natchitoches is arrested for beating up a student. 41-year-old Bobby Read More →

Combat hospital deploys to middle east

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Fort Polk’s 115th Combat Support Hospital deploys to the Middle East. This hospital traces its history back to the First Read More →

Veteran DMV Employee Arrested for Theft

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A veteran employee of the DMV here in Rapides and later in Avoyelles parish is arrested for theft. State police Read More →

Bentley Man Arrested for Large Quantity of Meth

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Pineville police say they arrested a Bentley man for possession of large amounts of meth. Authorities say 56-year-old Larry Chesser Read More →

LSUA Professor Receives Boston Award

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LSUA personnel are awarded for their excellence in teaching, including the Boston Award. That honor goes to May Kay Sunderhaus Read More →

2 Public Defenders’ Offices Overspent Funds

Two local public defenders’ offices are getting bad marks from the State Legislative Auditor. Officials say the LaSalle Parish Office Read More →

RPSO Warns of “Gypsy Pavers”

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office wants to warn the public of scammers in the area who are pretending to be Read More →