Category Archives: Local Headlines

Mardi Gras Festivities in Mamou Attracts People Despite Cold

The cold weather definitely didn’t keep people from celebrating a tradition yesterday morning for the Tee-Mamou Mardi Gras. Folks showed Read More →

Courir de Mardi Gras Features Chicken Chase for Gumbo


In Evangeline parish, the famous Courir de Mardi Gras started early yesterday morning. This tradition goes back decades and is Read More →

City Councilman Expresses Anger Over Park Vandalism

An Alexandria city councilman is angry over property damage in a recreation park. ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Junior shows us Read More →

3 Arrested in Fight After Krewe’s Parade

Left to right: Joshua L. Andries, Lauren E. Paul, 
Chelsea M. Thompson

Officers responded to a number of disturbances on a parking lot in the 2100 Block of North Mall Drive at Read More →

No Structures in Immediate Danger from Wood Fire Near Gorum


Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Natchitoches Parish Fire Districts #4, #5, Flatwoods Fire Department, La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry, US Read More →

Many Rapides Voters Switch Party Affiliation for Primary

Here’s what the voter registration landscape now looks like for the March 5th Presidential Primary in Rapides Parish. Remember, Wednesday Read More →

RPSO Searches for Runaway Juvenile


The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s  assistance in locating a runaway Juvenile, Mycha Ebey. Mycha is a 16 Read More →

Standoff in Grant Parish Leads to Arrest of Pollock Man


The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call of a disturbance in Pollock.  When the Pollock Police Department and the Read More →

Leesville Man Arrested in Improper Sexual Conduct Case


On the evening of January 29, 2016 Leesville Police Department received a complaint of sexual misconduct involving a male substitute Read More →

2 More Suspects Arrested in Stabbing Case


Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested two additional suspects in connection with the January 30th Stabbing Death of Dylan Kyle Read More →