Category Archives: Local Headlines

ACT, APACVB Unveil New Northup Trail

The Avoyelles Commission of Tourism and Alexandria Pineville Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau participated in the unveiling of the new Read More →

FEC Filings Begin for 2016 Senate Race

Just when you might have thought Louisiana politics is taking a break, not so.  Politicians are filing papers with the Read More →

Marshals Involved in Shooting Indicted for Murder

Derrick Stafford (left) and Norris Greenhouse (right).

Two city marshals involved in the shooting a 6-year-old boy have been formally indicted for murder. A 2-count indictment is Read More →

Angola Warden to Resign as of January 1st

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The man who has been warden of the Louisiana State Prison at Angola is resigning as of January 1st, somewhat Read More →

Ribbon Cutting Held for Farmers’ Market

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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Alexandria Farmers Market. The farmers market offers Read More →

LSUA Baseball Team Donates Toys to Children

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Early Tuesday, the LSUA baseball team went out to the CHRISTUS Pediatric Therapy Center on Masonic Drive, bringing gifts to Read More →

Summit Helps Businesses Find and Keep Employees

A panel of entrepreneurs and experts explain the three steps to finding and keeping the right people for a job. Read More →

Museum to Launch AMOA 4.0

The Alexandria Museum of Art (AMOA) will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2017, in part by installing long-awaited collection galleries Read More →

Edwards Names Dardenne Comm’r of Administration

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A gubernatorial hopeful is tapped for governor-elect John Bel Edward’s top spot in his cabinet. Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne of Read More →

Sheriff Hilton Warns of IRS Scam

Rapides Sheriff William Earl Hilton warns of another IRS scam. Hilton says the callers are demanding money for a tax Read More →