Category Archives: Local Headlines

EARLY VOTING BEGINS SATURDAY

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Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the March 5th Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Read More →

Application process begins for the 2016 LA Sheriff’s Association Scholarship

Today, Sheriff William Earl Hilton announces the opening of the application process for the 2016 Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Program.  Read More →

Alexandria Man Arrested After Threatening Shop Owner with Handgun

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On February 6th 2016, A.P.D. Officers were dispatched to a local convenient store in the 2100 Block of North Mall Read More →

Alexandria Fire Truck Hit During Car Chase

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On Friday February 5th 2016, Alexandria Police Officers assisted Officers from the Natchitoches LA. Police Department and the Louisiana State Read More →

Paragon Casino King Cake Weighs in at 384 Pounds

Yesterday was Fat Tuesday, marking the last day of the festival season, there were many festivities going on around the Read More →

Alexandria Krewe’s Parade A Family Tradition for Many

It was definitely a busy weekend for Louisiana as everyone went out and paraded through town. ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach Read More →

Mardi Gras Festivities in Mamou Attracts People Despite Cold

The cold weather definitely didn’t keep people from celebrating a tradition yesterday morning for the Tee-Mamou Mardi Gras. Folks showed Read More →

Courir de Mardi Gras Features Chicken Chase for Gumbo

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In Evangeline parish, the famous Courir de Mardi Gras started early yesterday morning. This tradition goes back decades and is Read More →

City Councilman Expresses Anger Over Park Vandalism

An Alexandria city councilman is angry over property damage in a recreation park. ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Junior shows us Read More →

3 Arrested in Fight After Krewe’s Parade

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Officers responded to a number of disturbances on a parking lot in the 2100 Block of North Mall Drive at Read More →