Category Archives: Local Headlines

Rapides Parish Fair Starts Wednesday


It’s carnival season and that means the 55th Annual Rapides Parish Fair is back in town for its second year Read More →

Supt. Authement Speaks About Test Scores


Superintendent of the Rapides Parish School District, Nason Authement, spoke on behalf of the state’s test scores. The State Department Read More →

Missing Girl Found Safe in Zwolle


State police say a missing 6-year-old girl has been found, and her suspected abductor is arrested. He’s 40-year-old Harvey Eugene Read More →

Free Smoke Alarms Available Through Sheriff’s Office

Free smoke alarms are available on a first-come basis through the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office. These are intended primarily for Read More →

Pineville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder


A Pineville man is arrested by Rapides deputies for attempted murder. 33-year-old Mikel Robinson is also charged with a gun Read More →

Pineville Rotary Club Gives Out Free Dictionaries


Free dictionaries are being handed out, starting today, on the north side of the river by the Rotary Club of Read More →

Off Duty Deputy Killed in Crash

Tony Verheyden

Press Release – Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton announced, with great sympathy, the death of Deputy Sheriff Tony D. Read More →

Tickets Available for “Rock of Ages” at Pineville High


Go to or to book your tickets online! Rock of Ages takes you back to the times of big Read More →

Fall Artwalk Returns Oct. 16th


It’s that time of year again! Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for Fall ArtWalk on Friday, October 16th Read More →

The Rapides Parish Main Library Celebrates 50 Years of Service

(Alexandria, LA) – The Rapides Parish Main Library Celebrates 50 Years in the Community!   Join us on October 22, 2015 Read More →