Category Archives: Local Headlines

2 Important Run-Offs Scheduled for Nov. 21

The primary elections held Saturday will send you back to the polls on November 21st for two important run-offs. Expect Read More →

Man Barricades Himself in Home After Allegedly Beating a Woman

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Vernon deputies handle a domestic incident over the weekend that ends in an arrest of a man after he barricades Read More →

12-Year-Old Charged with Negligent Homicide

Alexandria police arrest a 12-year-old for killing a man with an air-pellet-type weapon on Polk Street last Friday night. The Read More →

City, Parish Officials Respond to Extraordinary Rainfall

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City and parish authorities are responding to the extraordinary amount of rain that has poured down on Rapides parish. The Read More →

11 Cenla Parishes Eligible for Disaster Benefits Due to Drought

Despite all this rain, 11 Central Louisiana parishes are named primary natural disaster areas for the drought that started in Read More →

Avoyelles Charter School to Perform “Addams Family”

The Avoyelles Parish Charter School is putting on a production of the “Addams Family” just in time for Halloween. The Read More →

NSU Launches 2+2 Program for Nursing Students

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Nursing students at Delgado Community College in New Orleans now have access to NSU to enhance their degrees. Friday, school Read More →

Bones Discovered Near Cotile Lake Dock

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Bones are found Friday afternoon at the Cotile Lake Landing off Highway 1200 in Rapides Parish. Rapides deputies say the Read More →

Rapides Parish Library Celebrates 50 Years

Yesterday, the Rapides Parish Library celebrated their 50th anniversary. The public was invited to join the staff and administration of Read More →

Winter Festival Idea Approved by Alexandria City Council

The Alexandria City Council approves the first steps in creating a winter festival in December. More discussion about when, what Read More →