Category Archives: Local Headlines

Sheriff Franklin’s Niece Dies in Car Crash

A Vidalia woman was killed Wednesday night in Concordia parish.  State troopers say 26-year-old Lauren Franklin lost control of her Read More →

Cenla Chamber Visits LA Legislature

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Yesterday was Central Louisiana day at the Louisiana Legislature, led by the Chamber of Commerce, to meet the governor and Read More →

Gov Edwards’ Agenda Moves Forward, Signs Non-Discrimination Executive Order

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is celebrating the first steps for passage of two bills on his legislative agenda. The Read More →

LA Nat’l Guard Prepares for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is steadily approaching, and the Louisiana National Guard is being tested on its responses and preparedness for when Read More →

CLECO Sale Finalized

The controversial sale of CLECO to Canadian investors for some $4.7 billion is said to be complete. CLECO officials say Read More →

16-Year-Old Charged with Murder

A 16-year-old is under arrest for allegedly shooting and killing a man late Tuesday afternoon at 15th and Willow Glen Read More →

Local Student Finalist for Nat’l Merit Scholarship

A student from Menard High has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The program, which started Read More →

Small Business Administration Helps Flood Victims

One of the lead federal agencies in helping flood victims is the Small Business Administration, but you don’t have to Read More →

Car Seat Technicians Host Class on Car Seat Installation

Three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly with at least two mistakes. Certified car seat technicians from around Read More →

Spring Bayou in Avoyelles Parish Open for Tours

With the weather starting to get a little warmer, now may be a good opportunity to check out the “Tour Read More →