Category Archives: Local Headlines

Deputies Apprehend Work Release Escapee

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UPDATE 4:08PM: The inmate that escaped and stole a vehicle earlier today at his job site has been apprehended by Read More →

Sanders Trial Disrupted Due to Electrical Problems

The penalty phase of the Thomas Steven Sanders case in Alexandria Federal Court is disrupted and in recess until Monday. Read More →

2 Prominent LA Democrats Speak at Women’s Group

Two prominent Louisiana Democrats speak to a Democratic women’s group about their political plans. One is state representative John Bel Read More →

Former Head of Narcotics Admits to Malfeasance, Abuse of Power

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The former head of metro narcotics in Rapides Parish has been placed on probation after admitting to malfeasance and abuse Read More →

School Board Reverses Supt. Decision on Grading System

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Rapides Parish School Board members vote to go back to a numerical grading system, after hearing from unhappy parents and Read More →

Ethics Complaint Filed Against School Board President

An ethics complaint is filed against Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon. Former Principal Fred Moore says Dixon was Read More →

Sanders’ Defense Witnesses Talk About Early Life

Defense attorneys for Thomas Steven Sanders continue to call witnesses today. The witnesses describe the 57-year-old convict’s early life and Read More →

Missing Natchitoches Man Found, But Then Stabbed

A Natchitoches man, who was reported missing, was found in safe. But he was stabbed this morning after an argument. Read More →

4 Arrested in Tioga Burglary Case

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4 people are arrested by Rapides deputies in connection with a burglary on Rigolette Road in Tioga. Landon Jordan of Read More →

Former Parish Employee Arrested for Fuel Theft

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Rapides deputies arrest a former parish employee for theft of fuel. He’s 43-year-old Kurt David Nugent of Ball. Deputies say Read More →