Category Archives: Local Headlines

Deputies Investigate 2nd Inmate Death This Month

Rapides Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating another inmate death, though they say there are no signs of foul play. Deputies say Read More →

Blowout Causes Double Fatality in Natchitoches Parish

A weekend accident kills an unbuckled child in a double fatality. State police say it happened in Natchitoches Parish on Read More →

LA Auto Thefts Down 50 Percent

Auto theft in Louisiana is down almost 50 percent in seven years. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon explains why. This Read More →

Arkansas Man Turns Himself in on Firearm Charge

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Rapides deputies arrest an Arkansas man for assault with a firearm on a victim on Philadelphia Road in early September. Read More →

Critical Audit Says Catahoula Hospital District Lost $10k

A critical audit is issued for the Catahoula Parish Hospital District. Officials with the legislative auditor say the hospital has Read More →

CLECO Announces Sale to North American Investor Group

CLECO announces an agreement to sell the Pineville-based company to a North American investor group. The Canadian Group is agreeing Read More →

Early Voting Starts Tomorrow for Nov. Election

Early voting for the November fourth primary elections starts tomorrow. Voting registrars across the state are expecting a heavy turnout. Read More →

14 Amendments to Appear on Nov. Ballot

It’s almost lost in the ads for candidates, but there are a slew of proposed changes to the Louisiana Constitution. Read More →

Alexandria Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A weekend motorcycle crash in Rapides Parish leads to the death of an Alexandria man. 59-year-old Tom Brown Junior later Read More →

Police Investigate Murder-Suicide in Deville

Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Deputies say 36-year-old Terrel Laprarie shot 39-year-old Theresa Johnson in a murder-suicide in Deville. Here’s what Lieutenant Read More →