Category Archives: Local Headlines

Lone Democrat in Governor’s Race Stops in Cenla on Statewide Tour


The lone democrat in the race for governor brings his campaign to Alexandria today.  48-year-old John Bel Edwards and supporters Read More →

7-Year-Old Girl Dies in Murder/Suicide


A man in Avoyelles parish shot and killed his seven-year-old daughter and then killed himself in the Effie community.   The Read More →

Farmers Check Out Crops at Annual Field Day

It’s a hot day to tour fields and check out row crops, but that’s what farmers do during their annual Read More →

Man Dies in Crash After Tire Fails

A crash in Evangeline parish yesterday afternoon kills a man from Youngsville. State police say 58-year-old Vincent Mancuso lost control Read More →

Ribbon Cutting Held for New Re-Sale Shop


There’s a new place to take your gently used clothing. Today the Chamber of Commerce Red Coats cut the ribbon Read More →

Blood Supply Running Very Low

With school being out, the blood supply is very low. This weekend LifeShare Blood Centers are seeking to relieve some Read More →

Plane Flips Over During Takeoff


The latest now on the private plane crash we first reported last night. An FAA spokesman says there were two Read More →

Mike Jenkins Receives Award for Hotel Bentley Renovations

The Alexandria Historic Preservation presented an award for the renovation of the Hotel Bentley. Michael Jenkins received the Preservation in Read More →

Parkway Plans Progress

Louisiana could start developing a four-lane parkway soon. The Zachary Taylor Parkway Commission held a special meeting yesterday morning. In Read More →

Lance Harris Announces Bid for Re-Election

Alexandria State Representative Lance Harris announces his candidacy for re-election. A 54-year-old businessman who owns convenience stores, Harris is seeking Read More →