Category Archives: Local Headlines

Marine Traffic Closure on Red River at O. K. Allen Bridge

Alexandria/Pineville, Rapides Parish, US 71/165 Mile Post 71.05; Bridge #840-43-0125-1 Control Section 840-43 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Read More →

State DARE Officers Train in Cenla

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DARE officers from throughout the state are training in Central Louisiana today through tomorrow. These officers are the first line Read More →

Alexandria Hosts Back to School Bingo

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Schools open back up in less than a month and the City of Alexandria sponsors its annual Back to School Read More →

2 Arrested for Storage Building Break-In

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Alexandria police arrest two men for burglarizing a storage building behind a business on MacArthur Drive very early this morning. Read More →

YWCA Opens Turner Street Branch

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The YWCA shows off its new branch on Turner Street this morning. This is the old YMCA, which became so Read More →

3 Natchitoches Parish Residents Named in Federal Indictment

3 area residents are among those named in a federal indictment for cocaine conspiracy: Quincy Hoover and Quwanda Forest, both Read More →

Early Morning Crash Leaves 2 Women Dead

Two women are killed in an early morning crash in Rapides Parish. They are 31-year-old Heather C. McComic of Boyce, Read More →

Cenla Chamber Introduces Job Connection

A new website is available for members of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. It’s called the Job Connection and Read More →

2 Arrested on Weapons, Narcotics Charges

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Two suspects are arrested for weapons and narcotics charges after a reported assault with a gun in the 700 block Read More →

2 Arrested on Lee After Shots Fired

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Alexandria police arrest two people after reports of shots fired late Monday in the 44 hundred block of Lee Street. Read More →