Category Archives: Local Headlines

Police To Be Out in Force for 1st Day of School

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The new school year starts in the morning, and law enforcement agents say they’ll be out in force to make Read More →

3 Arrested for Burglary Saturday

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Alexandria police arrest 3 people for a vehicle burglary on Avenue C very early Saturday. Police say they’ve arrested 31-year-old Read More →

Man Arrested for Firing Shots at Residence

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At approximately 9:40 pm August 10th, 2014, deputies responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of Borland Rd Read More →

New MLK Jr. Library Branch Opens

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A long-awaited, new branch of the Rapides Parish Library is open for business. The Martin Luther King Junior Branch comes Read More →

Homeless Man Arrested for Marijuana, Non-Support

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A 39-year-old homeless man is arrested by Alexandria police for a third offense possession of marijuana. Police found James Davis Read More →

Man Booked in Rapides Jail for 85th Time

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Alexandria police arrest a man for unauthorized entry. 55-year-old Gregory Pantallion of Alexandria is accused of entering a home on Read More →

Job Fair for Welders, Fitters Held Today

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Welders and fitters are being offered jobs that pay up to $25 an hour. The job fair for Dis-Tran Steel Read More →

JPs, Constables Fighting to Run for Re-Election

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That issue about too old to serve which is affecting some state judges is also now gumming up the election Read More →

Grant Sheriff’s Office Receives Check from NRA for Bullets

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Grant Parish Sheriff Stephen McCain receives a check for bullets. The check for around 32 hundred dollars was presented by Read More →

Recreation Summit Open Today at Coughlin-Saunders

A 3-day recreation summit opens today for Alexandria residents to learn about and provide input on city leisure services. ABC Read More →