Category Archives: Local Headlines

Supt. Authement Offered New Contract

The Rapides Parish School Board is offering Superintendent Tony Authement another contract at the same salary.   He has about two Read More →

Lawmakers Hold Hearings To Plug Budget Hole

Hearings are underway in Baton Rouge over a gaping hole in the state’s budget.  Mark Armstrong of WBRZ reports lawmakers Read More →

Pineville City Council Approves CLECO Merger

The Pineville City Council stamps its seal of approval on CLECO’s proposed merger. The historic company, always located in Pineville, Read More →

Man in Custody After Standoff with Marksville Police

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A man is now in custody after Marksville police say he barricaded himself in his home on Addison Street.  He’s Read More →

Missing Money in Rapides DA’s Office

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Funds are missing from the Rapides DA office. District Attorney Phillip Terrell had already announced an auditor found financial problems. Read More →

Voter Turn-Out One of Lowest in LA History

As we know, the primary election was just a couple weeks ago. Barry Erwin, president of the Council for a Read More →

Deville Woman Arrested for Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile

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A Deville woman is arrested by Rapides deputies for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. She’s 24-year-old Melinda Sue Boudreaux. Deputies Read More →

Kramer Family Celebrates Open House

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Today is a big day for one area family. It’s an open house for one of the oldest families doing Read More →

Post roads pose hazard

Fort Polk residents are asked to stay off installation roads. Visibility is low.  Intersections and low areas are flooded and Read More →

Certain Roads in Grant Parish Impassable

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office has responded to a number trees down and road flooded due to the heavy rainfall Read More →