Category Archives: Local Headlines

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Burglary

Sheneka Gibson

An Alexandria woman is arrested for burglary and battery of an officer. She’s 37-year-old Shaneka Gibson who was found in Read More →

Coliseum Fight

The fight between the City of Alexandria and the Parish Police Jury takes a turn over the Rapides Coliseum.  At Read More →

Avoyelles Parish Farmer to be Honored

Lucien Laborde

A prominent Avoyelles Parish farmer will be inducted into the Agriculture Hall of Distinction this March. Lucien Laborde of Hamburg Read More →

Glenmora Man Accused of Contractor Fraud

Jody Wilson Strange

A Glenmora man is arrested by Rapides Deputies for Home Improvement Fraud.  31-year-old Jody Wilson Strange is accused of being Read More →

Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

The 2015 Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team will “kick off” another great year and proudly introduce Theresa Slater, Read More →

APD Patrolman Receives National Award

Ptln. Chad Jeansonne

Press Release – Patrolman Chad Jeansonne of the Alexandria Police Department was recently honored with the James Champman Award for Read More →

Domestic Abuse in Evans Community

Curtis Fletcher

A man from the Evans community in Vernon Parish is arrested for Second Degree Domestic Abuse Battery.  Deputies say 32-year-old Read More →

Children’s Mardi Gras Ball

The T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum is hosting a Children’s Mardi Gras Ball, an event for kids ages 4+ on February Read More →

Leesville Requests Addresses on All Buildings

Leesville, La.-The City of Leesville, in order to shorten emergency response times and in accordance with City ordinance (Ch.94 Sec. Read More →

GAEDA Considers Affordable Housing Business

An economic development group is hiring a consultant to consider getting into the affordable housing business. The Greater Alexandria Economic Read More →