Category Archives: Local Headlines

Tours Given of Lecompte High School Museum

The past came alive this morning at the Lecompte High School Museum Tour. Docents and graduates of the high school Read More →

Union Tank Car Receives Lantern Award

Union Tank Car in Alexandria is honored by the state economic development department as one of the eight Lantern Award Read More →

Man Arrested for Hitting Woman in the Face

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An Alexandria man, 58-year old Gary Gordon, is charged with domestic abuse in a fight that happened yesterday. Alexandria police Read More →

Boys and Girls State Preps Future Leaders

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Boys and Girls State is in full swing just up the road in Natchitoches at Northwestern State. Boys and Girls Read More →

Kennedy Speaks Out About State Budget

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State Treasurer John Kennedy visited Natchitoches Rotary to discuss the legislative session.  Here’s what he has to say about the Read More →

Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of 7-Year-Old Girl

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Alexandria police arrest a 44-year-old man for sexual abuse of a seven-year-old girl. Chad Elder of Alexandria is charged with Read More →

Man Arrested for Drive-By Shooting

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An Alexandria man is arrested for a drive-by shooting that happened last week at Thornton and Chester. 26-year-old Jackie Ray Read More →

Jindal Expected to Announce Presidential Run

Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to announce his candidacy for president tomorrow. He scheduled a rally in Kenner, near New Read More →

Boil Advisory: Simmons @ MacArthur

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BOIL ADVISORY ISSUED FOR: SIMMONS STREET @ MACARTHUR DRIVE Alexandria, Louisiana—Routine maintenance work along Simmons Street has resulted in the Read More →

Boil Advisory Issued for Addresses on 3rd St.

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BOIL ADVISORY ISSUED FOR 7215, 7521, AND 7535 THIRD STREET Water service has been restored following record Red River flooding Read More →