Category Archives: Local Headlines

Groundbreaking Held for New CLTCC Campus

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Ground is broken in Downtown Alexandria for new construction to house the Central Louisiana Technical and Community College (CLTCC). The Read More →

6 Arrested in Prostitution Bust

Top, left to right: Franjessica Smith, Lindsey Hutto, and Quentin Russell. Bottom, left to right: Brandy Kaderly, John Valley, and Daniel Lee Casey

Six are arrested in Alexandria in connection with a prostitution bust over the weekend. They’re 23-year-old Franjessica Smith, 32-year-old Lindsey Read More →

DA Terrell Speaks to Rotary Club

Phillip Terrell, the new DA in Rapides parish, today describes his accomplishments for the Alexandria Rotary Club. Terrell is in Read More →

Local Reporter Recalls Her Experience with Hurricane Katrina

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The 10-year commemoration of Katrina looked back at how that storm changed the lives of gulf coast residents. This report Read More →

“Baptist Message” Gains New Editor

First Baptist Church in Pineville has a new editor for their newspaper “The Baptist Message”. Dr. Will Hall describes his Read More →

Sen. Cassidy, Gen. McGuire Speak at Luncheon

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Fort Polk Progress and four regional Chambers of Commerce hosted U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy at a luncheon this morning. The Read More →

Alexandria Businessman Invited to U.S. Embassy Re-Opening

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An Alexandria businessman was the only Louisianan invited to the historic re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba earlier this Read More →

ASH Student Earns World Champion Weight Lifting Title

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Word comes this morning that an Alexandria High Senior weight lifter is now a world champion. You may recall the Read More →

Man Arrested in Purse Snatching Case

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Alexandria police arrest a man for a purse snatching that happened august 11th at the CVS Pharmacy on Bolton Avenue. Read More →

Ferriday Woman Dies in Crash

A Ferriday woman is dead after a crash in Catahoula parish late last night. She’s 50-year-old Donna Oliveaux, who state Read More →