Category Archives: Local Headlines

Salsa Company Opens Production Facility in Plaucheville

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Two Sisters’ Salsa Company is celebrating the opening of its new production facility in Plaucheville. After several years of making Read More →

American Legion to Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

The American Legion will be hosting a flag retirement ceremony on October 17th from 8am to 10am. The ceremony will Read More →

Former Mamou Police Chiefs Appear in Federal Court

Two former police chiefs in Mamou make appearances in federal court for firing tasers at non-combatant prisoners. 57-year-old Gregory Dupuis Read More →

Leesville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder by Stabbing

A Leesville man is arrested for attempted murder. He’s 57-year-old James Darnell Stewart. Vernon deputies say it happened last week Read More →

9 Arrested in Joint Grant, Rapides Narcotics Investigation

Press Release – According to Grant Parish Sheriff Steven McCain and Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton, a collaborative investigation Read More →

PAR Releases Guide to Amendments

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Four proposed constitutional amendments are on the October 24th ballot. The Public Affairs Research Council, better known as PAR, is Read More →

Rapides Parish Fair Starts Wednesday

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It’s carnival season and that means the 55th Annual Rapides Parish Fair is back in town for its second year Read More →

Supt. Authement Speaks About Test Scores

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Superintendent of the Rapides Parish School District, Nason Authement, spoke on behalf of the state’s test scores. The State Department Read More →

Missing Girl Found Safe in Zwolle

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State police say a missing 6-year-old girl has been found, and her suspected abductor is arrested. He’s 40-year-old Harvey Eugene Read More →

Free Smoke Alarms Available Through Sheriff’s Office

Free smoke alarms are available on a first-come basis through the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office. These are intended primarily for Read More →