Category Archives: Local Headlines

Man Arrested for Using Plastic Gun to Hold Up Another Man

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Rapides deputies arrest an Alexandria man for using a plastic gun to hold up another man and taking his money. Read More →

Man Dies, Wife Injured in Motorcycle Crash

A man is dead and his wife is badly injured after a weekend motorcycle crash in Vernon Parish. It happened Read More →

Early Voting Ends with Almost 5500 Ballots Submitted

Early voting for the upcoming election ended Saturday. The registrar says the final tally was nearly 55-hundred ballots, which is Read More →

LSUA Enrollment Down Almost 16 Percent

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The legislative auditor says enrollment at LSUA has decreased nearly 16 percent. School officials say that number is relatively consistent Read More →

Garden District Contest Underway

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A Christmas contest in the Garden District is under way. Homeowners have been busy all weekend hanging their wreaths and Read More →

AMOA Wraps Up Holiday Art Camp

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Children will be out of school all week and the Alexandria Museum of Art concludes a holiday art camp for Read More →

Virtual School Principal Talks to Rotary

Have you ever heard of a virtual school? If not, there’s one located right here in Rapides Parish and Principal Read More →

LSUA Hosts Open House for High Schoolers

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LSU of Alexandria hosts an open house for high schoolers today. Students gathered in the Caffey Ballroom to learn more Read More →

More than 46 Million Expected to Travel 50 Miles or More

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Many people will be traveling for the upcoming holiday. Here’s a preview of what highways and airports will look like Read More →

Feed the Hungry Program Offered on Thanksgiving Day

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If you’re down on your luck this season, the Annual Feed the Hungry Program will be going on Thanksgiving Day. Read More →