Category Archives: Local Headlines

BESE Attempts to Compromise on Common Core

3 members of the State Board of Education are offering a compromise on common core to Governor Bobby Jindal. Jindal Read More →

Leesville Woman Arrested for Defrauding Elderly Woman

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Vernon deputies arrest a Leesville woman for reportedly defrauding an elderly woman in a nursing home. Melodie Lowens is employed Read More →

Local Representative Pushing “Pay it Forward”

A local state representative is pushing a study resolution to help students with college debt. Pay It Forward bills are Read More →

Mom Saves Drowning Child’s Life with CPR

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A quick-thinking mom today saves the life of her 18-month-old child at Kincaid Lake Recreation Area. Deputies say the child Read More →

Natchitoches Officer Arrested for Raping Female Inmate

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A Natchitoches Parish corrections officer who had just been promoted to a supervisory position is now in jail himself, charged Read More →

Traffic Stop Leads to Gun, Drug Arrests

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Alexandria police say a routine traffic stop results in the arrests of a man and woman. They’re 78-year-old Melvin Sigur Read More →

Jena Woman Dies in Crash

A single vehicle crash in LaSalle Parish kills a woman from Jena. She’s 47-year-old Amy Webb. Troopers say it happened Read More →

Man Arrested for Pistol-Whipping Another

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Grant deputies arrest a man for pistol-whipping another in the Bagdad community. 64-year-old Moses Bush of Colfax is now charged Read More →

Cheneyville Goes Smoke Free

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You better be careful about lighting up a cigarette in the town of Cheneyville. Yesterday the town celebrated turning the Read More →

Monroe Mayor Announces Run for Congress

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Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo today appears in Alexandria to announce his candidacy for the 5th district congressional seat. So far, Read More →