Category Archives: Local Headlines

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 →

Man Arrested After Being Shot as Intruder

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Vernon deputies arrest a Leesville man who was shot August 9th by a homeowner, who says the man threatened him Read More →

Waterway Officials Search for Ways to Kill Harmful Weeds

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Few weeds bother area conservationists like the giant salvinia. They can literally choke the life out of a waterway. For Read More →

City Judge Candidate Promises to Post 10 Commandments in Courtroom

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One of the candidates for Pineville City Judge hosts a news conference today about the 10 Commandments. Lauren Saucier invited Read More →