Category Archives: Local Headlines

Winter Weather Passes, CenLA Gets Back to Normal

Almost everything is back to normal in Central Louisiana. However, state offices in Winn Parish were among the 10 closed Read More →

APD Officer Arrested For Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile

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An Alexandria police officer is arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. 38-year-old Deric Dionell Reed of Alexandria resigned in Read More →

Pickering High Named in Top 5 High Schools in LA

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A national group ranks Pickering high in Vernon Parish as one of the top five high schools in Louisiana. The Read More →

School Bus Tips Over, Injuring 11 Children and Bus Driver

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A muddy highway causes a Rapides Parish school bus accident early this morning on Highway 121 today. Authorities say eleven Read More →

CLECO Stockholders Attempt to Stop Company Sale

Some CLECO stockholders today try to stop a sale of the company that is slated to be approved by shareholders Read More →

State Police Take Precautions Against Winter Weather

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We didn’t experience the weather like our neighbors to the north, but state police are still taking precautions. As a Read More →

LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education

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The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Governor to Release Budget Cuts on Friday

After-two months of speculation, the Jindal administration will release budget cuts on Friday. Higher education could be the hardest hit. Read More →

Travelers Delayed at AEX Due to Cancelled Flights

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Yesterday, some travelers trying to leave town had trouble as a few airlines were grounded. American and United Airlines canceled Read More →

New Manufacturing Facility to Bring 1500 Jobs to Pineville

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Construction on a new 2.4 billion dollar aluminum-manufacturing complex was announced last week. The plant will bring nearly 15 hundred Read More →