Category Archives: Local Headlines

DA Terrell Speaks to Rotary Club

Phillip Terrell, the new DA in Rapides parish, today describes his accomplishments for the Alexandria Rotary Club. Terrell is in Read More →

Local Reporter Recalls Her Experience with Hurricane Katrina


The 10-year commemoration of Katrina looked back at how that storm changed the lives of gulf coast residents. This report Read More →

“Baptist Message” Gains New Editor

First Baptist Church in Pineville has a new editor for their newspaper “The Baptist Message”. Dr. Will Hall describes his Read More →

Sen. Cassidy, Gen. McGuire Speak at Luncheon


Fort Polk Progress and four regional Chambers of Commerce hosted U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy at a luncheon this morning. The Read More →

Alexandria Businessman Invited to U.S. Embassy Re-Opening


An Alexandria businessman was the only Louisianan invited to the historic re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba earlier this Read More →

ASH Student Earns World Champion Weight Lifting Title


Word comes this morning that an Alexandria High Senior weight lifter is now a world champion. You may recall the Read More →

Man Arrested in Purse Snatching Case


Alexandria police arrest a man for a purse snatching that happened august 11th at the CVS Pharmacy on Bolton Avenue. Read More →

Ferriday Woman Dies in Crash

A Ferriday woman is dead after a crash in Catahoula parish late last night. She’s 50-year-old Donna Oliveaux, who state Read More →

Restaurant Assoc. Awards Scholarships to 3 Local Students


In a state where food is important, 3 Central Louisiana students are awarded scholarships by the Restaurant Association’s Education Foundation. Read More →

Director of a Non-profit Arrested for Theft

Samuel Kincade

Sheriff Sam Craft announces the arrest of Samuel Kincade age 53 of Leesville. Mr. Kincade was the Director of a Read More →