Category Archives: Local Headlines

Parents Gather to Promote Breastfeeding in Public

Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB

Yesterday was Breastfeeding Law Awareness Day. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden recognizes the tribute to nursing moms on August 10th Read More →

Former Governor Edwards Visits Alexandria Over the Weekend

Former Governor Edwin Edwards is a featured speaker over the weekend for a “Stop the Violence” program. Edwards, now in Read More →

Local Republican Women Host Republican Candidates

Gubernatorial hopeful Jay Dardenne made a stop in Pineville Sunday. He, along with several other republican candidates, participated in a Read More →

Critical Audits Issued for Town of Many, NSU

The State Legislative Auditor is pointing fingers at the town of Many and Northwestern State University. The investigative audits say Read More →

School Starts This Week in Central LA

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After nearly three months of summer vacation, the school bells in Rapides parish rang yesterday morning and children across the Read More →

Kennedy Claims Tax Votes Unconstitutional

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy says those tax votes in the last legislative session may turn out to be unconstitutional. That Read More →

Congressman Abraham To Visit Israel

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham leaves tomorrow for a fact-finding trip to Israel. The trip is sponsored by the American Read More →

VA Welcomes New Interim Director

The new interim director for the VA Health Center here is Peter Henry. He’s a third generation VA employee who Read More →

Rayne Teachers Visit Students at Home

In Rayne, some teachers are doing something unique to prepare for the beginning of the new school year.  Each year, Read More →

Parents Crowd Local Stores to Stock Up on School Supplies

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Parents can now save big with the tax-free weekend before sending their kids back to school. As ABC 31’s Taylor Read More →