Category Archives: Local Headlines

Medicaid Expansion Coming to LA

Governor John Bel Edwards signed Medicaid expansion into law. Louisiana is only the third state in the south to expand Read More →

3 Local Senators Appointed to Chairmanships

Three area senators are appointed to chairmanships in the new Louisiana Legislature during Monday’s swearing in ceremony. Eric LaFleur of Read More →

BLOOD SUPPLY CRITICALLY LOW

January 10, 2016 – Shreveport, La. –The blood supply has now reached a critically low level. Following reports in recent Read More →

Yesterday Marks the Start of King Cake Season

The Feast of the Epiphany or the twelfth night after Christmas was yesterday. It’s also the beginning of the carnival Read More →

RPSB Votes on 2016 President, Vice President

The Rapides Parish School Board votes each January for a new president and vice president. But this year, the board Read More →

CLTCC Welcomes Community College President

Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) welcomed Doctor Monty Sullivan, president of Louisiana’s Community and Technical College System, to its Read More →

AMOA Hosts Poetry Workshop

High school students participate in a poetry workshop at the Alexandria Museum of Art. The workshop is an effort to Read More →

Treasurer Kennedy Addresses Waste of Taxpayer Money

State Treasurer John Kennedy visited Central Louisiana yesterday afternoon to talk about the waste of taxpayer money. Kennedy also elaborated Read More →

New Head of LA DOTD: More Funding Needed for Highways

Shawn Wilson, the newly appointed Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says it will be up to Read More →

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fran Bolton Davis

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Funeral services are set for Fran Bolton Davis, a member of a pioneer family in Rapides parish. She was also Read More →