Category Archives: Local Headlines

Methodist Church Celebrates 10th Pumpkin Patch

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The Methodist church celebrates their tenth year of their pumpkin patch. Every fall, the First United Methodist Church of Pineville Read More →

Father of Former Hamas Captive Speaks at Fundraiser

The father of an Israeli soldier captured and later released by Hamas is a guest speaker in Alexandria. Noah Shilat Read More →

Alexandria Might Sell Fulton Hotel

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Alexandria may be one step closer to getting out of the hotel business. Alexandria mayor Jacques Roy is proposing to Read More →

Parents, Others Rally to Oppose Common Core

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A room full of parents opposed to common core standards rallied today. State Representative Lance Harris sponsored the meeting with Read More →

Domestic Violence Vigil Held at Courthouse

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A noon vigil is held on the steps of the Rapides Parish Courthouse. The group is there to remember the Read More →

Construction Begins on On, Off Ramps on Pineville Expwy.

Starting tomorrow night, works begins on the southbound off ramp connecting the Pineville Expressway to Highway 165. Also, work begins Read More →

State Troopers Help with Safety Seat Check

A child safety-seat check will be held tomorrow at Rapides Regional Medical Center. State Troopers say the understanding when dealing Read More →

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 →