Category Archives: Local Headlines

Winter Weather Causes Loss of Blood Donations

Inclement weather and cancelled blood drives has resulted in a loss of hundreds of blood donations. Lifeshare is encouraging all Read More →

Dinner on the Bricks Returns to Avoyelles Parish

Dinner on the Bricks is back in Avoyelles Parish and they also have some well-known visitors this month. For more Read More →

Local High School Students Participate in Oral Competition

High school students from six schools in the parish competed in an oral competition. The Alexandria Optimist Club had its Read More →

Get It Growing: Burford Holly

You might have noticed red berries hanging from trees in the landscape at this time of year. The burford holly Read More →

Senior Citizens Gather to Celebrate Black History Month

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Senior citizens gathered to celebrate Black History Month today. People came together at the Pineville Senior Citizens Center and guests Read More →

AIG Whistleblower Visits CenLA

At AIG he was Head of the Leveraged Finance Group with management responsibility for 60 investment professionals and nearly $20 Read More →

College Goal Sunday Kicks Off This Weekend

This weekend kicks off College Goal Sunday in Louisiana. Fifteen locations around the state are hosting a free information session Read More →

Police Catch Garden District Thief

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An Alexandria man is caught breaking into property in the Garden District. Police say they responded to the area after Read More →

CLECO Stockholders Vote to Sell

Stockholders vote to sell CLECO. That vote came down this morning, but Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway reminds local people Read More →

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 →