Category Archives: Local Headlines

Man Arrested at AEX for Disabling Parked Cars


A man who claimed to be a Good Samaritan at the Alexandria International Airport parking lot is now under arrest. Read More →

Over 800 Citations Issued in Summer Alcohol, Tobacco Crackdown

State alcohol and tobacco agents issue more than 800 citations in the agency’s summer crackdown. The ATC agents issued citations Read More →

Vernon Deputies Talk Down Suicidal Man

Vernon Sheriff Sam Craft says a deputy was able to talk down a suicidal man over the weekend. His name Read More →

Attorney Jay Luneau Announces Run for State Senate


There is now one candidate vying for a state senate seat being vacated by Rick Gallot. Alexandria attorney Jay Luneau Read More →

Burn Ban Issued in Rapides Parish

Rapides now becomes the 2nd parish in Central Louisiana to enact a burn ban. It’s effectively immediately and was imposed Read More →

New Campaign Promotes Local Dining

You may have seen signs around town signaling you to “Eat Here.” It’s a new marketing program sponsored by the Read More →

Parents Gather to Promote Breastfeeding in Public

Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB

Yesterday was Breastfeeding Law Awareness Day. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden recognizes the tribute to nursing moms on August 10th Read More →

Former Governor Edwards Visits Alexandria Over the Weekend

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is a featured speaker over the weekend for a “Stop the Violence” program. Edwards, now in Read More →

Local Republican Women Host Republican Candidates

Gubernatorial hopeful Jay Dardenne made a stop in Pineville Sunday. He, along with several other republican candidates, participated in a Read More →

Critical Audits Issued for Town of Many, NSU

The State Legislative Auditor is pointing fingers at the town of Many and Northwestern State University. The investigative audits say Read More →