Category Archives: Local Headlines

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 →

Boil Advisory for Horseshoe Drive Area Lifted

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Update – A boil advisory issued Saturday for the Horseshoe Drive area, following planned work on a water line has Read More →

Fugitive Wanted in Texas Arrested in Alexandria

Christopher Pryor

Agents with the Attorney General’s FAU arrested 32-year-old Christopher Pryor at an Alexandria business and booked him into the Rapides Read More →

Search Warrent Leads to Heroin Arrest in Alexandria

Mario Dejune County

Press Release – On August 25th, 2015, Agents assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Metro Division served a search warrant at Read More →