Category Archives: Local Headlines

Young Artists Create Illuminated Sculptures


Young artists are creating sculptures that will light up the night. The Illuminated Sculptures Workshop is part of the Alexandria Read More →

Children Learn About Music All Around Them

The summer reading program was a noisy one this morning at the Main Library. Former rhythm performer Elizabeth Vidos performed Read More →

Fishing Camp Teaches Kids To Be Responsible Anglers


Children are playing a game of catch and release in Woodworth this week. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Read More →

First@First Features Lessie Moore Principal

The monthly First@First meeting was held yesterday at First Baptist Church in Pineville. The guest speaker was Laurie Johnson, principal Read More →

Port Project Received Generators


The Central Louisiana Regional Port receives seven generators for the Alexandria Utility Construction Project. These generators arrived at the port Read More →

Fireworks Event Almost Turns Deadly


An Independence Day fireworks event almost turns deadly for one local man. Police say he got into a fight with Read More →

Chris Hazel Announces Run for Re-Election


State Representative Chris Hazel of Ball is announcing his run for re-election this fall. Hazel is a Republican and has Read More →

Ethiopian Faces Jail Time for Resisting Deportation


A federal jury in Alexandria convicts an Ethiopian national for refusing deportation. 30-year-old Henok Retta refused to be placed on Read More →

Man Arrested for Inappropriate Behavior with 2 Children


Rapides detectives arrest a man for inappropriate behavior with two small children. He’s 58-year-old John William Gilcrease Junior of Pineville. Read More →

New Rapides Registrar Sworn In


A new Rapides Parish Registrar of Voters takes over today and it’s an office once held by her late father. Read More →