Category Archives: Local Headlines

Local Food Project Aims to Build Communities


John Cotton Dean, the Director of Regional Innovation, talks about the Louisiana’s Food Fellows Program that tries to build communities Read More →

Plum Creek Donates Truck to Food Bank


The Plum Creek Foundation donates a gently used pick-up to the Good Food Project of the Food Bank of Central Read More →

LSUA Holds 2nd Annual New Student Convocation

LSUA held its second annual New Student Convocation yesterday afternoon. Students were afforded an opportunity to learn about the school’s Read More →

Atwood’s Celebrating 3rd Annual Baconfest

Atwood’s Bakery is celebrating a full week of bacon with its 3rd Annual Baconfest. Shoppers will have a chance to Read More →

Wellspots Popping Up Around CenLA

They’re called Wellspots.  Around the area, certain designated businesses, offices and non-profits are participating in a plan to offer a Read More →

Healthcare Symposium Held Today


An expert in health care today advises area businesses and residents about what to expect with all the changes.  Jeff Read More →

Groundbreaking Held for New CLTCC Campus


Ground is broken in Downtown Alexandria for new construction to house the Central Louisiana Technical and Community College (CLTCC). The Read More →

6 Arrested in Prostitution Bust

Top, left to right: Franjessica Smith, Lindsey Hutto, and Quentin Russell. Bottom, left to right: Brandy Kaderly, John Valley, and Daniel Lee Casey

Six are arrested in Alexandria in connection with a prostitution bust over the weekend. They’re 23-year-old Franjessica Smith, 32-year-old Lindsey Read More →

DA Terrell Speaks to Rotary Club

Phillip Terrell, the new DA in Rapides parish, today describes his accomplishments for the Alexandria Rotary Club. Terrell is in Read More →

Local Reporter Recalls Her Experience with Hurricane Katrina


The 10-year commemoration of Katrina looked back at how that storm changed the lives of gulf coast residents. This report Read More →