Category Archives: Local Headlines

Newly Elected State Senator Shares Plans for Upcoming Term


As we all know the residents of Senate District 29 elected a new senator in the election last month.  He’s Read More →

Alexandria City Council Approves WinterFete

The Alexandria City Council approves a new festival for the first weekend in December.  WinterFete will run December 3rd through Read More →

Area Agencies Receive Federal Grants

Area agencies are recipients of federal grants from the federal justice department. The largest award goes to the Tunica-Biloxi Indian Read More →

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


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


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


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 →