Category Archives: Local Headlines

Local Church Celebrates 150th Birthday


The congregation at Newman United Methodist says the church has an interesting and rich history. The church was built in Read More →

Kiwanis Honors Teacher of the Year

The Kiwanis of Alexandria honored the teacher of the year. April Durand of Oak Hill High School received the award. Read More →

2 Arrested for Sexual Assault


Two people were arrested for sexual assault in Vernon parish. Anthony Scroggins and Dillon Carr are both 23 years old Read More →

Chamber Hosts Legislative Luncheon


The Cenla Chamber hosts a legislative appreciation luncheon for our local lawmakers, who say it was the toughest session since Read More →

Coliseum Renovations Aim to Bring Athletic Events to Cenla

The renovations at the coliseum aims to bring more events and revenue to Central Louisiana. One specific way of doing Read More →

Man Jumps Into Flooding Red River


A 32-year-old Pineville man is under hospital evaluation after jumping yesterday into the Red River on the Pineville side of Read More →

Process To Change Common Core Called “A Sham” by Opponents

Common core is a controversial buzz phrase among educators. A process is beginning to change it, maybe eliminate it altogether, Read More →

6 Cenla Educators Finalists for Statewide Awards

Six educators from Central Louisiana are finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year. Teacher finalists are Jennifer Jeffers, Concordia Read More →

Local Credit Union Raises Money for Veterans


Pelican State Credit Union gave out free jambalaya to its members today. It’s one of the perks of being a Read More →

Karate Camp Teaches Martial Arts Basics


Karate Kicks Kids Camp is going on this week at Karate Kicks, Karate and Jiu Jitsu. The camp focuses on Read More →