Category Archives: Local Headlines

Former Evergreen Police Chief Arrested for Murder


The former police chief in the Avoyelles Parish town of Evergreen is arrested for murdering his wife. Deputies say 36-year-old Read More →

Fate of Fort Polk to be Revealed Thursday

We’ll soon know the future of Fort Polk and what impact that will have on our area. Thursday, federal authorities Read More →

Job Fair for Veterans Held at Fort Polk


A job fair reaches out to military groups, including veterans, at Fort Polk.  It’s hosted by the Non-Commissioned Officers Association. Read More →

Rotary Hears from Former LC Professor Dr. Howell

The Downtown Rotary Club had a special guest this afternoon, Dr. Thomas Howell graduated from Louisiana College and went on Read More →

New Prison Chapel Going Up in Grant Parish


Sheriff McCain, along with several ministers from Grant parish broke ground on a new chapel that will sit next to Read More →

Vitter Asks Obama to Declare Federal Emergency Along Red River

U.S. Senator David Vitter is asking the president for a federal emergency declaration to help residents along the Red River, Read More →

3 Arrested in Attempted Murder Case


Three men are charged in the case of an attempted murder that happened early yesterday on Lee Street in Alexandria. Read More →

Young Artists Create Illuminated Sculptures


Young artists are creating sculptures that will light up the night. The Illuminated Sculptures Workshop is part of the Alexandria Read More →

Children Learn About Music All Around Them

The summer reading program was a noisy one this morning at the Main Library. Former rhythm performer Elizabeth Vidos performed Read More →

Fishing Camp Teaches Kids To Be Responsible Anglers


Children are playing a game of catch and release in Woodworth this week. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Read More →