Category Archives: Local Headlines

Prompt Succor Students Learn Bicycle Safety

The third grade class at Prompt Succor Elementary got a break from the books this morning and learned some bicycle Read More →

Pie Festival This Weekend


Pies, pies, and more pies. It’s that time of the year again where everyone goes to Lecompte to enjoy the Read More →

State Treasurer’s Office Encourages Public to Check for Unclaimed Insurance Benefits

You’ve heard about those rich uncles. Well, State Treasurer John Kennedy says some may actually exist, and he has a Read More →

4 Arrested for Child Desertion

Left to right: 24-year-old Kaitlyn Charrier Gibson, 25-year-old Joshua Lee Charrier, 55-year-old Wanda Gail Charrier and Raymond Donald Hughes Junior

Rapides deputies arrest four people for child desertion charges in the area of Saint Clair Road near Boyce. They’re 24-year-old Read More →

Probation & Parole Office Hold Citizens Academy

The Louisiana Department of Probation and Parole held a Citizens Academy tonight. The academy educates the public on the mission Read More →

Inmate Dies in Marksville Prison

An autopsy is pending on an inmate death in the Marksville Correctional Center. Authorities say 25-year-old Joseph Redmond Junior of Read More →

O.K. Allen Bridge Now a Part of History


The O.K. Allen Bridge is now history. Experts blew it up on Saturday to make way for the new, extra Read More →

Neighbors Arrested for Fight in Wardville


Two men involved in a fight in Wardville over the weekend are arrested. They’re 38-year-old Robert Durmon Smith and 49-year-old Read More →

Teen Arrested on Sex Crime Charges


State police arrest a Converse teen on sex crime charges. 19-year-old Leland Cole Campbell is charged with aggravated crimes against Read More →

Salvadoran Gang Member Returned to Home Country


ALEXANDRIA, La. – A Salvadoran MS-13 gang member illegally present in the United States, who is wanted in his home Read More →