Category Archives: Local Headlines

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 →

One Dead, Another Injured in Accidental Electrocutions

One is dead and another injured this afternoon, apparently after accidental electrocutions. It happened off Highway 1200 near Boyce. Rapides Read More →