Category Archives: Local Headlines

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced Today

A former correctional officer at the Pollock Federal Prison and the daughter of an inmate are sentenced for bribery. Federal Read More →

Middle School Students Attend Annual Black History Program

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Students at Arthur F Smith Middle Magnet School held their annual black history program hosted by ABC’s own Bennett Roland Read More →

LSUA Hosts Spring Open House

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All Central Louisiana high school students had the opportunity to see what LSU of Alexandria has to offer today. Students Read More →

New Labor Laws Will Affect Seafood Industry

Changes to labor laws are putting the pinch on some in the seafood industry this year. Many seafood processors, even Read More →

Holloway Chairs First PSC Meeting

The Louisiana Public Service Commission held its monthly meeting today in Baton Rouge.  This was the first meeting with Commissioner Read More →

Winter Weather Causes Loss of Blood Donations

Inclement weather and cancelled blood drives has resulted in a loss of hundreds of blood donations. Lifeshare is encouraging all Read More →

Dinner on the Bricks Returns to Avoyelles Parish

Dinner on the Bricks is back in Avoyelles Parish and they also have some well-known visitors this month. For more Read More →

Local High School Students Participate in Oral Competition

High school students from six schools in the parish competed in an oral competition. The Alexandria Optimist Club had its Read More →

Get It Growing: Burford Holly

You might have noticed red berries hanging from trees in the landscape at this time of year. The burford holly Read More →

Senior Citizens Gather to Celebrate Black History Month

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Senior citizens gathered to celebrate Black History Month today. People came together at the Pineville Senior Citizens Center and guests Read More →