Category Archives: Local Headlines

Paragon’s New Pastry Chef Making Changes at Buffet

The Paragon Casino in Marksville has a new pastry chef who is making some sweet changes at the resort’s buffet. Read More →

September is a Busy Month in Avoyelles

September has a busy schedule happening in Avoyelles parish such as church fairs, a quilt show, senior health and fun Read More →

Tax Free Hunting Supplies This Weekend

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This weekend might just be the weekend you’ve been waiting for to stock up on hunting supplies. Those items will Read More →

Educator Teaches Public About Signs of Child Abuse

September is Child Safety and Infant Mortality Month. So make sure you recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse Read More →

Gas Skimming Investigation Underway in Baton Rouge

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If you pay at the pump, you could be at risk of gas skimming. An investigation is underway in Baton Read More →

Forest Classes Held for 2 Native American Tribes

Kisatchie National Forest held a timber marking class yesterday. The class is for two Native American tribes, the Coushatta and Read More →

Rapides Inmate Claims Deputy Struck Him While Handcuffed

A Rapides Parish inmate treated for minor injuries has lodged a complaint against a deputy. Sheriff’s office officials say the Read More →

Ribbon Cutting Held for “The Gem”

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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at The Gem in downtown Alexandria. Even though The Read More →

Local Food Project Aims to Build Communities

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John Cotton Dean, the Director of Regional Innovation, talks about the Louisiana’s Food Fellows Program that tries to build communities Read More →

Plum Creek Donates Truck to Food Bank

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The Plum Creek Foundation donates a gently used pick-up to the Good Food Project of the Food Bank of Central Read More →