Category Archives: Local Headlines

Office of Motor Vehicles Continues Extended Office Hours to Assist Customers That Received Notices

To further assist our customers, the following Office of Motor Vehicle offices will remain open on Saturday, October 31st, from Read More →

City of Leesville Announces Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating

LEESVILLE, La.–The City of Leesville announces local indoor events that can serve as alternatives in case weather conditions prevent trick-or-treating Read More →

Halloween Event Notices

Alexandria: Friday, October 30th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Pineville: Friday, October 30th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Ball: Friday, Read More →

Zoo Animals Given Pumpkins to Play with and Eat

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Now that it’s getting closer to Halloween, the animals at the Zoo receive what is called “Food Enrichment”.  The animals Read More →

Zoo Receives Letter From Family Who Helped Save Cougar Cubs

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Yesterday we told you about two baby cougars rescued in Washington State after their mom was killed in a traffic Read More →

City of Alexandria, CVB to Launch AlexWinterFete

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The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria-Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau are excited to announce the launch of a brand Read More →

Prompt Succor Students Decorate Pumpkins in “Pumpkin Project”

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Third grade students at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School have what is called a Pumpkin Project. Students decorate their Read More →

Food Bank Awarded $75,000 for Good Food Project

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The Good Food Project, a program of the Food Bank of Central Louisiana, has been awarded the Community Impact Award Read More →

Walmart Hiring 1300 Seasonal Workers in LA

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Wal-Mart is hiring 1,300 seasonal associates in Louisiana for the upcoming holiday season. Starting salaries of at least $9 will Read More →

2 Arrested for Crack After High-Speed Chase

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Two are arrested by Rapides deputies after a high-speed chase resulting in moderate damage to the patrol unit.  Dedrick and Read More →