Category Archives: Local Headlines

Abendmusik Showcases LA Composers

Abendmusik Alexandria has just started last week. It is a series that takes place once a month from now until Read More →

Homeowner Detains Suspect for Police


A man wanted in Ferriday is caught by a homeowner in Vernon parish. He’s 41-year-old Sam Wells Junior of Leesville. Read More →

Retired Officer Announces Race for Rapides Sheriff


A retied law enforcement officer is among those challenging the incumbent Rapides Parish Sheriff in the fall primary. He’s 58-year-old Read More →

Natchitoches PD Need Help Solving Labor Day Shooting


Natchitoches police need your help in connection with a Labor Day shooting. The victim is 17-year-old Demarcus Pye of Natchitoches, Read More →

Qualifying Begins Today for Fall Elections

Qualifying for local, legislative and statewide elections begins today in parish clerk of court offices and in Baton Rouge. The Read More →

AMoA Hosts Annual September Art Competition

When it’s September in Alexandria, all artistic eyes are on the Alexandria museum. It’s the 28th year for the September Read More →

Information Being Sought in Shooting, Arson Case

In February of this year, Danae Starks was shot in the head. The mother of two underwent eight surgeries and Read More →

Woman Arrested for Cruelty to Child


Rapides deputies have taken a 23-year-old Pineville woman into custody for cruelty to a child. She’s Stormy Nichole Cofer. A Read More →

Tailgating Party Held for High School Seniors


High school seniors got a taste of collegiate tailgating Thursday afternoon before the NSU and Southeastern game. The party for Read More →

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Held Tomorrow

A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted tomorrow by law enforcement agents from Rapides parish, Glenmora and McNary. Sheriff William Earl Read More →