Category Archives: Local Headlines

Over 500 Attend Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors

More than 500 students and teachers from throughout Cenla came together at the 2015 Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors. ABC Read More →

Candidate Explains High Insurance Rates in LA

Charlotte McGehee, a candidate for Commissioner of Insurance, gave a speech at a fundraiser yesterday about insurance rates in Louisiana Read More →

LC Announces New Nursing School Dean

Louisiana College introduced a new dean of the School of Nursing yesterday. Dr. Marilyn Cooksey has over 37 years in Read More →

Parish Fair Features 4H Exhibit

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The Rapides Parish Fair started yesterday and while people can enjoy the carnival atmosphere, you can also enjoy the many Read More →

Teen Accused of Burglary, Found Hiding in Attic of Home in Garden District

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An Alexandria teen is arrested for breaking into homes in the Garden District. Police say 19-year-old Desmon Williams was found Read More →

Salsa Company Opens Production Facility in Plaucheville

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Two Sisters’ Salsa Company is celebrating the opening of its new production facility in Plaucheville. After several years of making Read More →

American Legion to Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

The American Legion will be hosting a flag retirement ceremony on October 17th from 8am to 10am. The ceremony will Read More →

Former Mamou Police Chiefs Appear in Federal Court

Two former police chiefs in Mamou make appearances in federal court for firing tasers at non-combatant prisoners. 57-year-old Gregory Dupuis Read More →

Leesville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder by Stabbing

A Leesville man is arrested for attempted murder. He’s 57-year-old James Darnell Stewart. Vernon deputies say it happened last week Read More →

9 Arrested in Joint Grant, Rapides Narcotics Investigation

Press Release – According to Grant Parish Sheriff Steven McCain and Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton, a collaborative investigation Read More →