Category Archives: Local Headlines

Chamber of Commerce Looking Forward to Legislative Session

The Louisiana Legislature convenes next month during an important time for the Chamber of Commerce. They will also have a Read More →

Local Students Perform “Little Red Hen”

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Thursday night they performed a spring musical, The Little Red Hen. It was written by their music teacher, Ellene Owens. Read More →

Marksville Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

A Marksville man is dead after single-vehicle crash Friday morning. 20-year-old Everett Scallon was riding in a pickup driven by Read More →

Woman Dies When Hit by Truck While Walking Along Highway

State police say a woman died around six yesterday morning in Evangeline parish when she was hit by a truck Read More →

Spring Run-Off Elections Today in 2 Local Parishes

Two local parishes will have spring run-off elections today. All that’s left to be decided from the February run-offs include Read More →

New Commander Takes over at Fort Polk

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Fort Polk has a new commander. Brigadier General Timothy McGuire succeeds Brigadier General William Hickman. Most recently, McGuire was the Read More →

NSU welcomes new president

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Doctor Jim Henderson formally becomes the 18th president of Northwestern State University. The ceremony took place on the campus in Read More →

Office of Public Health hosts meeting at mega-shelter

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Louisiana wants to improve your health. ABC 31 News Reporter Emily Paige says a mega-meeting at the state mega-shelter hopes Read More →

Strother funeral draws large crowd

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Supporters come together to celebrate the life of American hero David Strother. The 44-year-old soldier died during a training exercise Read More →

Get It Growing: Easter season

Springtime is a great time for fabulous blooms. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill Read More →