Category Archives: Local Headlines

New MLK Jr. Library Branch Opens

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A long-awaited, new branch of the Rapides Parish Library is open for business. The Martin Luther King Junior Branch comes Read More →

Homeless Man Arrested for Marijuana, Non-Support

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A 39-year-old homeless man is arrested by Alexandria police for a third offense possession of marijuana. Police found James Davis Read More →

Man Booked in Rapides Jail for 85th Time

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Alexandria police arrest a man for unauthorized entry. 55-year-old Gregory Pantallion of Alexandria is accused of entering a home on Read More →

Job Fair for Welders, Fitters Held Today

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Welders and fitters are being offered jobs that pay up to $25 an hour. The job fair for Dis-Tran Steel Read More →

JPs, Constables Fighting to Run for Re-Election

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That issue about too old to serve which is affecting some state judges is also now gumming up the election Read More →

Grant Sheriff’s Office Receives Check from NRA for Bullets

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Grant Parish Sheriff Stephen McCain receives a check for bullets. The check for around 32 hundred dollars was presented by Read More →

Recreation Summit Open Today at Coughlin-Saunders

A 3-day recreation summit opens today for Alexandria residents to learn about and provide input on city leisure services. ABC Read More →

Suspect Arrested in Multi-Vehicle Theft

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On July 30th, 2014, Deputies responded to a complaint of a stolen Polaris RZR side by side ATV from the Read More →

Deputies Arrest Man Allegedly Responsible for ATV, UTV Thefts

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From around May 30th until June 30th   , 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office has responded to several complaints in Read More →

Rosepine Police Chief Arrested for Stalking His Wife

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Rosepine, LA- Last month, detectives assigned to the Alexandria field office of the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations received Read More →