Category Archives: Local Headlines

Conference Urges Women to Get Involved in Business

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The second annual Women in Business Conference is Friday. It’s a way to inspire women to build their own businesses Read More →

VPSO Requests Help in Solving Armed Robbery

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Vernon Parish deputies need your help to solve an armed robbery that happened last night at Speedy Bee’s on Highway Read More →

Cenla Women’s Connection Sponsors Fundraiser

Members of the Cenla Women’s Connection are sponsoring a fundraiser at the Market on the Green tomorrow at noon. The Read More →

Local Priest Aims to Preserve Old Rapides Cemetery

A local Roman Catholic priest, Father Chad Partain, is a well-known historian. Today, he talked to a civic group about Read More →

VA Commemorates Veteran’s Day, Holds Parade, Serves Hot Dogs

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It’s a time to remember the many brave men and women who sacrificed everything to keep us out of harms Read More →

LSUA Honors Veterans Today

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LSU of Alexandria is honoring veterans today. Events included a color guard, a guest speaker, and some fun to raise Read More →

Wreath-Laying Ceremony Kicks Off Near City Hall

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The annual wreath-laying ceremony kicks off at Memorial Plaza near City Hall this afternoon. Retired Captain Rick Moran was the Read More →

Zingerman’s Exec Gives Leadership Training in Alexandria

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A well-known Zingerman’s company speaker, Ari Weinzweig, is in Alexandria to discuss leadership. Zingerman’s is a deli and mail order Read More →

Hunting Accident Leaves Alexandria Man Dead

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A 37-year-old Alexandria man is dead from a weekend hunting accident. John Michael Haynes died early Saturday morning off Twin Read More →

LSUA, Others Plan Special Veterans Day Ceremonies

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Veterans Day kicks off tomorrow and a special observance is planned for LSU of Alexandria. LSU of Alexandria has been Read More →