Category Archives: Local Headlines

Book-arage Encourages Summer Reading


In an effort to get kids to read more during the summer, the MLK Branch kicked off the Book-arage program Read More →

Grant Parish Plant to Bring New Job Opportunities


A $265 million investment is headed to Pollock. A European firm is buying the idle Vanguard Plant to turn it Read More →

New Party Supply Store Opens in Pineville


There’s a new party store open in Pineville. The Chamber of Commerce honored the opening of KY’s Gifts and Party Read More →

Extreme Heat Poses Health Threat

Extreme heat conditions are dangerous for us all, but it’s especially a threat to those exercising or working outdoors.   Dr. Read More →

Summer Bash Part 2 at Inglewood This Weekend

If you missed Summer Bash Part 1, Part 2 is quickly approaching. Here’s Stephen Reed with more. It’s all taking Read More →

Surveillance Video Helps with Scrap Metal Theft Arrest


Rapides deputies say surveillance video helps them identify and arrest a scrap-metal thief. He’s 33-year-old Jeremiah Fontenot Senior of Alexandria. Read More →

CASA Welcomes Newest Advocates


CASA welcomed the newest advocates serving the Ninth Judicial Court this morning. Judge Patrici Koch helped swear in the seven new Read More →

Gas Leak Caused When Car Hit Meter


We have an update on that gas leak in Wardville. Officials with Atmos say a car hit a meter and Read More →

Fight Leads to Arrest


A fight over the weekend leads Rapides deputies to arrest a woman from Deville. She’s 40-year-old Alana Vanmol. Deputies say Read More →

Kiwanis Honors Firefighter of the Year


The Kiwanis Club honored the 2015 Firefighter of the Year today. Fire Investigator Samuel Allen is a six-year veteran of Read More →