Category Archives: Local Headlines

Lawmakers Considering Raising Gas Tax

When lawmakers meet in Baton Rouge on Monday, they will discuss a proposal to increase the state’s gasoline tax. As Read More →

CMN Kicks Off Telethon Season with Breakfast

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The Children’s Miracle Network is preparing for its annual telethon, starting with a kick-off breakfast today at the Cabrini Mediplex. Read More →

Library Hosts Legal Advice Clinic

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The Rapides Parish Main Library hosted a free legal advice clinic today. Local volunteer lawyers were available to help with Read More →

Job seekers gather at the Riverfront Center

Job seekers gathered at the Riverfront Center today. It’s the eighth year for this community-wide event. Businesses and others set Read More →

Jay Dardenne announces run for governor

Our Lieutenant Governor says he wants to keep serving the state, but as governor. Jay Dardenne is on a whirlwind Read More →

Dragon boat races look to be bigger than ever

The Dragon Boat Races are right around the corner. The museum director says they’re in their fifth year in Alexandria Read More →

Relay for life this weekend

The Relay For Life is Friday night at Menard High School. Organizers say the event benefits the American Cancer Society. Read More →

Author Hosts Writing Contest for 6th-12th Graders

Two-time published author, Tiffany Webb, is now encouraging young people to write. She is hosting a writing contest for six Read More →

March of Dimes Host Carnival at Rapides Regional

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The March of Dimes host a carnival at the atrium inside Rapides Regional Medical Center. The event included cake, punch Read More →

Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide

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Police arrest a 37-year-old man for killing two people during a car crash. Mayon Jones is charged with vehicular homicide Read More →