Category Archives: Local Headlines

Jindal Announces Plans to Remove Common Core from LA

More than 320 thousand children in Louisiana in grades three through eight are being tested this week. Common Core was Read More →

DOTD lifts restriction of truck traffic on O.K. Allen Bridge in Rapides Parish

With the recent shift of two-way traffic from the O.K. Allen Bridge to the new Curtis-Coleman Bridge, the following restriction Read More →

Catholic church honors St. Joseph

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Tomorrow in the Catholic Church is the feast of the patron saint of Italy, Joseph. However, today there are Saint Read More →

Local Diplomat speaks at LSUA

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Foreign service officers spend the majority of their time overseas. Diplomat in residence John Roberts spoke at LSUA today and Read More →

“The Sunshine Boys” Opens this week

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The City Park Players are back on the stage preparing for their next production. “The Sunshine Boys” is a 1972 Read More →

Africa House at Melrose Gets a Facelift

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Experts are restoring a famous landmark at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish. ABC 31’s Emily Paige reports how this will Read More →

Police Jury Accepts Offer from City

The months of drama and fighting may be about over when it comes to the parking lot for the Rapides Read More →

APD Investigate Shooting on Enterprise Road

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Alexandria police say they are investigating the shooting incidents that were reported late yesterday afternoon, which resulted in the death Read More →

Civic Clubs Gather for Lunch at LSUA

Once a year the many civic clubs in the Alexandria-Pineville area gather for a community lunch at LSUA. Today, the Read More →

Curtis-Coleman Bridge Opens

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The first vehicles over the Curtis-Coleman Bridge were a bit late this morning as highway workers re-directed traffic to make Read More →