Category Archives: Local Headlines

Chamber Infrastructure Chairman Speaks to Rotary Today

The local Chamber of Commerce has a special committee to address infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and sewers. The chairman Read More →

LA, Rapides Parish Schools Earn B on Report Card

Report cards for schools throughout the state are out. Louisiana earned a B and that’s what Rapides Parish Schools also Read More →

Early Voting Starts in LA Today

Early voting throughout Louisiana starts today. Voters can cast their ballots for the November fourth primaries at the registrar of Read More →

Fmr. Pres. Clinton Campaigns for Landrieu in Baton Rouge

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A former president throws his weight behind U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. Bill Clinton took the stage in front of a Read More →

Deputies Investigate 2nd Inmate Death This Month

Rapides Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating another inmate death, though they say there are no signs of foul play. Deputies say Read More →

Blowout Causes Double Fatality in Natchitoches Parish

A weekend accident kills an unbuckled child in a double fatality. State police say it happened in Natchitoches Parish on Read More →

LA Auto Thefts Down 50 Percent

Auto theft in Louisiana is down almost 50 percent in seven years. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon explains why. This Read More →

Arkansas Man Turns Himself in on Firearm Charge

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Rapides deputies arrest an Arkansas man for assault with a firearm on a victim on Philadelphia Road in early September. Read More →

Critical Audit Says Catahoula Hospital District Lost $10k

A critical audit is issued for the Catahoula Parish Hospital District. Officials with the legislative auditor say the hospital has Read More →

CLECO Announces Sale to North American Investor Group

CLECO announces an agreement to sell the Pineville-based company to a North American investor group. The Canadian Group is agreeing Read More →