Category Archives: Local Headlines

APD Searches for Suspect in Bank Robbery

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Abraham leads efforts to honor Acadiana WWII hero

Lt. Joseph Verbis Lafleur, an Army chaplain who sacrificed his life in World War II.

(Press Release) WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, is leading the effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to bring long Read More →

Local Watermelons Now Available in Washington Parish

The summertime heat is upon us, and one way to cool off is with a cool, sweet watermelon. Washington Parish Read More →

TREE House Hosts “Reach for the Beach” Camp

Kids are in for a treat this week at the TREE House Children’s Museum as they participate in the “Reach Read More →

“Eat Local” Heads to Natchitoches

The “Eat Local” movement is headed to Natchitoches. An event is slated for Thursday to encourage farm-to-table as a part Read More →

Rotary Hears from Polio Survivor

The Rotary Club of Alexandria had a packed line-up yesterday afternoon. They began the meeting with the installation of Rotary Read More →

Deputies searching for inmate released in error

***UPDATE*** 6/29/16: Hinkston was taken into custody around 2am without incident by Sheriff’s Correction Security investigators and US Marshal Task Force Read More →

State 4-H officers elected during 4-H University

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(06/24/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana 4-H’ers elected officers for the 2016-2017 school year during 4-H University, an annual LSU Read More →

Leesville Man Arrested for Murdering His Wife

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Press Release – Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the June 23, 2016 arrest of Destin Read More →

RPSO Deputies Assist in Capture of Suspect

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Press Release – At approximately 9:45 am, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from a subject stating a family member had Read More →