Category Archives: Local Headlines

Four Die in Marksville House Fire

An overnight fire in Marksville kills four people, and two of them were children.  The fire also claims the life Read More →

Alexandria Drug Arrest

Ashley Elliott

Alexandria Police arrest a woman for a drug-related crime while in her car at 2:45 this morning.  23-year-old Ashley Elliot Read More →

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Burglary

Sheneka Gibson

An Alexandria woman is arrested for burglary and battery of an officer. She’s 37-year-old Shaneka Gibson who was found in Read More →

Coliseum Fight

The fight between the City of Alexandria and the Parish Police Jury takes a turn over the Rapides Coliseum.  At Read More →

Avoyelles Parish Farmer to be Honored

Lucien Laborde

A prominent Avoyelles Parish farmer will be inducted into the Agriculture Hall of Distinction this March. Lucien Laborde of Hamburg Read More →

Glenmora Man Accused of Contractor Fraud

Jody Wilson Strange

A Glenmora man is arrested by Rapides Deputies for Home Improvement Fraud.  31-year-old Jody Wilson Strange is accused of being Read More →

Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

The 2015 Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team will “kick off” another great year and proudly introduce Theresa Slater, Read More →

APD Patrolman Receives National Award

Ptln. Chad Jeansonne

Press Release – Patrolman Chad Jeansonne of the Alexandria Police Department was recently honored with the James Champman Award for Read More →

Domestic Abuse in Evans Community

Curtis Fletcher

A man from the Evans community in Vernon Parish is arrested for Second Degree Domestic Abuse Battery.  Deputies say 32-year-old Read More →

Children’s Mardi Gras Ball

The T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum is hosting a Children’s Mardi Gras Ball, an event for kids ages 4+ on February Read More →