Category Archives: Local Headlines

Construction Begins on Vidalia Technology Center

Ribbon cutting today in Vidalia on beginning of construction. Left to right: Quint Carriere with U.S. Senator David Vitter's office; Heather Malone, Concordia Economic Development/Natchez Inc.; Jamie Burley, Concordia Parish Chamber; Glen McGlothin, City of Vidalia; Larry Chauvin, City of Vidalia; Teresa Dennis, City of Vidalia Grant Coordinator; Mayor Hyram Copeland, COV; Heather Smoak Urena, Kisatchie Delta; Bobby Paul, IT COV; Paula Savant, Tensas State bank; Ann Westmoreland, COV; Sue Grayson, Concordia Bank; Chris Cauthen, Camo Construction; Julie White, Concordia Bank; Pat Biglane, Concordia bank

May 25, 2016 (Press Release) – Construction has begun on the much-awaited Vidalia Technology Center. Delays due to weather and high Read More →

Police Search for Missing Juvenile

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The Alexandria Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a run-away juvenile. Brian Allen, 16 years old from Alexandria Read More →

Cabrini NICU Celebrates 35 Years

For 35 years, the NICU at Cabrini has been a big help to families all over Central Louisiana. ABC 31’s Read More →

Arrest made in simple kidnapping

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On May 19th, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted with a complaint in reference to a runaway juvenile who was Read More →

Letter from RPSB Regarding Restroom Mandate

The full letter from the Rapides Parish School Board can be viewed by clicking here (pdf download):

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault Case

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On 5/20/16 at approximately 10:00 am, APD responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault in the area of Read More →

Arrest Made in Club Fight

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On Saturday morning, May 21st, 2016, at approximately 3:05 am, Deputies responded to reports of a shooting that occurred at Read More →

Local Hospitals, Chamber Request Public Support for CEA

Below is a letter written from CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Rapides Regional Medical Center and the Central Louisiana Chamber Read More →

Arrests made in Rock Throwing Incidents

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On Tuesday May 17th, 2016 at approximately 10:30 pm, Sheriff’s Dispatch received approximately 5 calls in reference to motorists being Read More →

Body of 2 year old found in Beauregard parish

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UPDATE – Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office regrets to inform the public that the search for Read More →