Category Archives: Local Headlines

Lecompte Man Arrested for Delinquency of 2 Young Girls

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A 21-year-old Lecompte man is arrested for contributing to the delinquency of 2 young girls who reportedly ran away from Read More →

Soldier’s Lawyer Asking for Bond to Be Significantly Reduced

A request to reduce the bond on a Fort Polk soldier shot by an Alexandria policeman could be heard as Read More →

Atwood’s Celebrates International Bacon Day

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There’s an old joke that bacon makes anything taste better. Well, that’s the theme this week at Atwood’s Bakery, leading Read More →

LA May Top Historical Tourism Records in 2014

If Labor Day crowds keep coming, our state will have another record year for tourism. Last year was one for Read More →

Man Receives More Charges, Totaling Bonds to Over $1 Million

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More charges are added for a man already accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with a child, as well as drug Read More →

Triple A Expects Largest Group of Travelers on Road Since 2008

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The long Labor Day holiday begins tomorrow. Triple A expects the largest group of travelers on the road since the Read More →

Student Charged with Manslaughter After Classmate Dies After Fight

A Natchitoches Parish student dies following a school fight.  Police say 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith was beaten at Natchitoches Central High Read More →

Job Fair Held for Military Spouses

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Spouses at Fort Polk are treated today to a fair about opportunities available to them. The program is sponsored by Read More →

More Than 17k Letters of Support Sent for Fort Polk

It’s estimated Central Louisiana residents sent in at least 17 thousand letters of support for Fort Polk. However, Chamber President Read More →

Student Dies After School Fight at Natchitoches Central

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One student has died, another will be charged with manslaughter after a school fight at Natchitoches Central. 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith, Read More →