Category Archives: Local Headlines

State Parks To Retain Winter Hours Due To Budget Cuts

Here’s one of the first signs of budget problems in the state. State parks will retain winter hours for entrance Read More →

TRAUMA NURSES BRING AWARENESS TO IMPAIRED DRIVING

Impaired driving among teenagers is becoming an epidemic. The state police and trauma nurses from Rapides Regional Medical Center have Read More →

Downtown Rocks Began Over Weekend

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It’s that time again. Every spring and fall outdoor concerts are held on the steps of City Hall in Alexandria Read More →

Avoyelles Parish Offers Many Chances for Egg Knocking

Easter is right around the corner and if you’re near Avoyelles parish you can certainly see why they are the Read More →

Blue Cliff College Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

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Blue Cliff College celebrated their grand re-opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony over the weekend. The celebration was held with its Read More →

Weekend Easter Egg Hunt a Huge Success

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People say this last weekend’s turnout for the first annual Easter egg hunt in City Park was egg-cellent! Nearly seven Read More →

Man Wins Major Pre-Trial Contest in Federal Court

A man accused of trying to blow up his wife in Catahoula parish wins a major pre-trial contest in federal Read More →

Forest Hill in Trouble Over Latest Audit

The village of Forest Hill is in trouble over its latest audit. Auditors say a former clerk improperly re-paid money Read More →

Alexandria Housing Authority May Payout Over Half-Million to HUD

A legislative audit indicates the Alexandria Housing Authority is being asked to re-pay more than a half-million dollars to HUD, Read More →

New Candidate for Sheriff Enters Race

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Billy Burns issues a news release to announce his candidacy for the Rapides Sheriff’s Office. Burns says he would be Read More →