Category Archives: Local Headlines

Chamber President Speaks at Rotary Luncheon

What comes next in Central Louisiana? The Chamber president answered that question yesterday for members of the Downtown Rotary Club, Read More →

DA Terrell Named Law Officer of the Year

Rapides district attorney Phillip Terrell is named Law Officer of the Year by Crime Stoppers. The group held its annual Read More →

Gov. Edwards Presents Goals for Legislative Session

Most lawmakers are still pondering the governor’s opening-session speech. It’s tradition for him to provide something of a laundry list Read More →

LA Chief Justice Addresses Legislature

The Louisiana Legislature yesterday hosted the state’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, a tradition for the first week of Read More →

FEMA Hosts Aid Registration Centers in Grant Parish

FEMA officials are now in Grant parish. Sheriff Steven McCain says there will be registration centers open today from 10am Read More →

Assistant DA Arrested on DWI, Hit & Run Charges

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A long-time assistant district attorney in Rapides parish is no longer on staff after a DWI arrest plus charges of Read More →

Bayou Darrow Levee Breached

The control structure at Bayou Darrow in Grant parish has been breached.  ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach went out on the Read More →

Rapides Parish Receives Grant, Public Meeting Scheduled

Are you interested in helping Rapides Parish become more resilient? Rapides Parish has received a grant from the Office of Read More →

Traffic in Leesville Expected to Increase Significantly with Closure of 1-10 at Sabine River

LEESVILLE-With the closure at 9 a.m. this morning of Interstate 10 due to flooding at the Sabine River, near the Read More →

LaSalle Parish Devastated by Storms

The worst of the flooding is over, but LaSalle parish was devastated by last week’s storms. ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Read More →