Category Archives: Local Headlines

Candidate Explains High Insurance Rates in LA

Charlotte McGehee, a candidate for Commissioner of Insurance, gave a speech at a fundraiser yesterday about insurance rates in Louisiana Read More →

LC Announces New Nursing School Dean

Louisiana College introduced a new dean of the School of Nursing yesterday. Dr. Marilyn Cooksey has over 37 years in Read More →

Parish Fair Features 4H Exhibit


The Rapides Parish Fair started yesterday and while people can enjoy the carnival atmosphere, you can also enjoy the many Read More →

Teen Accused of Burglary, Found Hiding in Attic of Home in Garden District


An Alexandria teen is arrested for breaking into homes in the Garden District. Police say 19-year-old Desmon Williams was found Read More →

Salsa Company Opens Production Facility in Plaucheville


Two Sisters’ Salsa Company is celebrating the opening of its new production facility in Plaucheville. After several years of making Read More →

American Legion to Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

The American Legion will be hosting a flag retirement ceremony on October 17th from 8am to 10am. The ceremony will Read More →

Former Mamou Police Chiefs Appear in Federal Court

Two former police chiefs in Mamou make appearances in federal court for firing tasers at non-combatant prisoners. 57-year-old Gregory Dupuis Read More →

Leesville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder by Stabbing

A Leesville man is arrested for attempted murder. He’s 57-year-old James Darnell Stewart. Vernon deputies say it happened last week Read More →

9 Arrested in Joint Grant, Rapides Narcotics Investigation

Press Release – According to Grant Parish Sheriff Steven McCain and Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton, a collaborative investigation Read More →

PAR Releases Guide to Amendments


Four proposed constitutional amendments are on the October 24th ballot. The Public Affairs Research Council, better known as PAR, is Read More →