Category Archives: Local Headlines

Principal Arrested for Allegedly Beating Up 11-Year-Old Student

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The principal of the Frankie Ray Jackson Technical Center in Natchitoches is arrested for beating up a student. 41-year-old Bobby Read More →

Combat hospital deploys to middle east

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Fort Polk’s 115th Combat Support Hospital deploys to the Middle East. This hospital traces its history back to the First Read More →

Veteran DMV Employee Arrested for Theft

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A veteran employee of the DMV here in Rapides and later in Avoyelles parish is arrested for theft. State police Read More →

Bentley Man Arrested for Large Quantity of Meth

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Pineville police say they arrested a Bentley man for possession of large amounts of meth. Authorities say 56-year-old Larry Chesser Read More →

LSUA Professor Receives Boston Award

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LSUA personnel are awarded for their excellence in teaching, including the Boston Award. That honor goes to May Kay Sunderhaus Read More →

2 Public Defenders’ Offices Overspent Funds

Two local public defenders’ offices are getting bad marks from the State Legislative Auditor. Officials say the LaSalle Parish Office Read More →

RPSO Warns of “Gypsy Pavers”

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office wants to warn the public of scammers in the area who are pretending to be Read More →

NRBIA Hears From Crest COO

The North Rapides Business Industry Alliance welcomed Crest Industries Chief Operating Officer John Doggett. He spoke about the company’s progress Read More →

LSU President Speaks About Budget Cuts

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The LSU President is sounding the alarm about proposed budget cuts that would affect all campuses, including the one in Read More →

Funeral Arrangements to Be Held Thursday for Deceased Soldier

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Funeral arrangements for Chief Warrant Officer George David Strother will be Thursday at the Alexandria Riverfront Center. The official arrival Read More →