Category Archives: Local Headlines

Local business awarded $7.1 mil grant

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A local business is awarded a $7.1 million loan guarantee from the federal government. It’s for Southern Textile on Masonic Read More →

Ribbon Cutting: D’Argent Companies

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The Chamber Red Coats celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for D’Argent Companies development at MacArthur Square Shopping Center. D’Argent Companies has Read More →

Chas Roemer Objects to Jindal Plan on Common Core

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Governor Bobby Jindal is proposing legislation to undo common core in Louisiana and replace it with a homegrown series of Read More →

Leesville in Top Ten Affordable Places to Live in LA

Leesville has been named one of the top ten most affordable places to live in the state. Theses rankings are Read More →

2 Charged with Attempted Murder

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Two people are charged with attempted murder after a domestic fight ends with a man being stabbed. Alexandria police say Read More →

O Negative Blood in Short Supply

LifeShare reports a shortage of type O Negative blood in their existing supply. Experts say each person who donates has Read More →

Woman Wanted for Theft

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Authorities are searching for a woman wanted in Natchitoches parish and the surrounding area for theft. She’s 32-year-old Lionechia Renee Read More →

Jindal Announces Plans to Remove Common Core from LA

More than 320 thousand children in Louisiana in grades three through eight are being tested this week. Common Core was Read More →

DOTD lifts restriction of truck traffic on O.K. Allen Bridge in Rapides Parish

With the recent shift of two-way traffic from the O.K. Allen Bridge to the new Curtis-Coleman Bridge, the following restriction Read More →

Catholic church honors St. Joseph

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Tomorrow in the Catholic Church is the feast of the patron saint of Italy, Joseph. However, today there are Saint Read More →