Category Archives: Local Headlines

Sanders’ Mother Testifies in Court Today

The mother of 57-year-old Thomas Sanders says she wants her son to live, even though he’s convicted of capital murder. Read More →

State Office of Group Benefits Expanding Customer Service Hours

Starting today, the State Office of Group Benefits is extending its customer service hours. The service line will be open Read More →

Penalty Phase in Sanders Case Begins Tomorrow

The penalty phase of the Thomas Sanders case in Alexandria Federal Court begins tomorrow. He has been convicted of kidnapping Read More →

Natchitoches Police Search for Missing Man

Pictured: Ronald Hayes, found safely last night, but an argument this morning left him with a stab wound.

Natchitoches police need help locating a missing man. 54-year-old Ronald Wayne Hayes was reported missing by his wife. Shawn Hayes Read More →

2 Arrested for Drug Distribution

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Alexandria police arrest two men for drug distribution. Central Louisiana Safe Streets Task Force agents say Tavis Jenkins and Eric Read More →

LSUA Enrollment Numbers Up 21%

The numbers are in for fall enrollment at LSU of Alexandria. The school has made a big push in the Read More →

AEX Receives Large Federal Grant

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5 area airports will be receiving almost 10 million dollars in federal funds. The biggest share goes to Alexandria International, Read More →

Audit Tells RPSB to Tighten Bookkeeping

The latest audit reports suggest the Rapides Parish School Board needs to tighten the bookkeeping at school athletic departments. Officials Read More →

Child Safety Fair Provides Parents with Fingerprints, Photographs

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Now that kids are back in school, many parents are concerned about their safety in the classroom. There was a Read More →

Missouri Soldier Dies in Training Accident at Fort Polk

Fort Polk, LA – A 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana with the 5th Battalion, 25th Read More →