Category Archives: Local Headlines

Solomon Northup Family Visits Central LA

The family of Solomon Northup, the main character in the award-winning movie “12 Years a Slave”, is in Central Louisiana. Read More →

U.S. Army Field Band Plays for Bolton High Students

The U.S. Army Field Band plays for students at Bolton High today. These soldiers who also play instruments consider themselves Read More →

Leesville Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A Leesville man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Vernon Parish. Troopers say 38-year-old Christopher Brunson lost control on Read More →

Election Day Tomorrow

Last-minute voters are gearing up for Election Day. Registrars are reminding voters to bring their picture ID tomorrow. Results can Read More →

Senator Landrieu Makes Last Stop in Cenla Before Election

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Senator Mary Landrieu made her last stop in Central Louisiana before elections tomorrow.   Senator Landrieu hosted a Geaux Vote rally Read More →

New Red River Bridge Named Curtis-Coleman Bridge

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The new bridge over the Red River is now named the Curtis-Coleman Bridge. Officials say construction is expected to last Read More →

Former RPSO Major Dies at 83

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Former Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Major Hardin Lewis has died at the age of 83. Services will be held Wednesday morning Read More →

Heart Walk Kick Off Next Week

The kick-off for the American Heart Association’s walk is next week from noon to one at Calvary Baptist in Alexandria. Read More →

Prompt Succor Students Dress Up for All Saints Day

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Tomorrow is All Saints Day. It’s a time for families to remember their loved ones who are no longer with Read More →

Fire Destroys Brick Home in Tennyson Oaks

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An overnight fire destroys a two story brick home in Tennyson Oaks. The alarm system alerted the fire department around Read More →