Category Archives: Local Headlines

Dixon Cleared of Ethics Charges

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A former Rapides Parish School Board president is cleared of ethics violations. Janet Dixon appeared with her attorney, Tommy Davenport, Read More →

Students Volunteer at Cabrini Hospital

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A group of high school students is spending the summer volunteering at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Besides their age, they Read More →

Camp Participants Get Free Eye Screening

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Louisiana Healthcare Connections and Opticare provided free eye exams today. The “See More Vision Van” visited the City of Alexandria Read More →

Boyce Man Killed After Hydroplaning

A man from Boyce is killed in a traffic accident over the weekend. State troopers say 48-year-old Bryan Chauvin began Read More →

Rapides Clerk Prepares to Offer Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

By this afternoon, the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court, like all the others in the state, are prepared to offer Read More →

Gas Prices Begin Falling After 2 Months of Hikes

Gas prices are falling after more than two-months of big price hikes. The Lundberg Survey reports over the past two Read More →

Upward Bound Program Preps Students for College

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If you were wondering how to give your high-school student an edge in science and math, perhaps you should check Read More →

Alleged Robber Cries After Robbing People

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Alexandria police arrested a man who used a gun to rob people, and then he apologized, and started crying after Read More →

Ville Platte Man Dies in 2-Car Crash

A Ville Platte man is dead after a two-car crash in Evangeline parish on Highway 1171. Authorities identified him as Read More →

Pineville Man Dies in Crash

A Pineville man is dead after an early morning crash in LaSalle parish. State troopers say 24-year-old Joseph Burgener lost Read More →