Category Archives: Local Headlines

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 →

Early Voting Starts Tomorrow for Nov. Election

Early voting for the November fourth primary elections starts tomorrow. Voting registrars across the state are expecting a heavy turnout. Read More →

14 Amendments to Appear on Nov. Ballot

It’s almost lost in the ads for candidates, but there are a slew of proposed changes to the Louisiana Constitution. Read More →

Alexandria Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A weekend motorcycle crash in Rapides Parish leads to the death of an Alexandria man. 59-year-old Tom Brown Junior later Read More →