Category Archives: Local Headlines

Attorney Jay Luneau Announces Run for State Senate


There is now one candidate vying for a state senate seat being vacated by Rick Gallot. Alexandria attorney Jay Luneau Read More →

Burn Ban Issued in Rapides Parish

Rapides now becomes the 2nd parish in Central Louisiana to enact a burn ban. It’s effectively immediately and was imposed Read More →

New Campaign Promotes Local Dining

You may have seen signs around town signaling you to “Eat Here.” It’s a new marketing program sponsored by the Read More →

Parents Gather to Promote Breastfeeding in Public

Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB

Yesterday was Breastfeeding Law Awareness Day. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden recognizes the tribute to nursing moms on August 10th Read More →

Former Governor Edwards Visits Alexandria Over the Weekend

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is a featured speaker over the weekend for a “Stop the Violence” program. Edwards, now in Read More →

Local Republican Women Host Republican Candidates

Gubernatorial hopeful Jay Dardenne made a stop in Pineville Sunday. He, along with several other republican candidates, participated in a Read More →

Critical Audits Issued for Town of Many, NSU

The State Legislative Auditor is pointing fingers at the town of Many and Northwestern State University. The investigative audits say Read More →

School Starts This Week in Central LA


After nearly three months of summer vacation, the school bells in Rapides parish rang yesterday morning and children across the Read More →

Kennedy Claims Tax Votes Unconstitutional

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy says those tax votes in the last legislative session may turn out to be unconstitutional. That Read More →

Congressman Abraham To Visit Israel

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham leaves tomorrow for a fact-finding trip to Israel. The trip is sponsored by the American Read More →