Category Archives: Local Headlines

Former Firemen Arrested in Arson Case

Top, left to right: Darryl Blount, Thomas Gilbert, and Bobby Murray. 
Bottom, left to right: Kenneth Sweet, Jeremy West, and Johnny West.

State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Read More →

Area Resident Named Farmwoman of the Year

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An area resident is named Outstanding Young Farmwoman of the Year. Danielle Yerby, seen here in the middle, received this Read More →

Local Entrepreneur Leads Communication Workshop

Local entrepreneur Glenda Stock led a workshop about the culture of communication. Here’s what she has to say about facilitating Read More →

Alexandria Launches Rec2U Program

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The City of Alexandria officially launched its summer mobile recreation program. The Rec2U Program is the creation of the new Read More →

VA Hosts Open House

The VA hosted an open house as part of its summer of service initiative.   It’s an effort to improve communication Read More →

Man Arrested for Truck Burglary

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Alexandria police make a weekend arrest of a man they say broke into a truck on Monroe Street. 47-year-old Earl Read More →

Workshop Tomorrow Aims at Breaking Down Communication Barriers

The Business Accelerator System is hosting a communication workshop aimed at breaking down communication barriers in the work-place. The guest Read More →

New Miss LA has 3 Months to Prep for Miss America Pageant

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She has less than three months to get ready for the Miss America contest, but Miss Louisiana 2015 is ready. Read More →

Dixon Cleared of Ethics Charges

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A former Rapides Parish School Board president is cleared of ethics violations. Janet Dixon appeared with her attorney, Tommy Davenport, Read More →

Students Volunteer at Cabrini Hospital

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A group of high school students is spending the summer volunteering at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Besides their age, they Read More →