Category Archives: Local Headlines

Educator Teaches Public About Signs of Child Abuse

September is Child Safety and Infant Mortality Month. So make sure you recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse Read More →

Gas Skimming Investigation Underway in Baton Rouge

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If you pay at the pump, you could be at risk of gas skimming. An investigation is underway in Baton Read More →

Forest Classes Held for 2 Native American Tribes

Kisatchie National Forest held a timber marking class yesterday. The class is for two Native American tribes, the Coushatta and Read More →

Rapides Inmate Claims Deputy Struck Him While Handcuffed

A Rapides Parish inmate treated for minor injuries has lodged a complaint against a deputy. Sheriff’s office officials say the Read More →

Ribbon Cutting Held for “The Gem”

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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at The Gem in downtown Alexandria. Even though The Read More →

Local Food Project Aims to Build Communities

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John Cotton Dean, the Director of Regional Innovation, talks about the Louisiana’s Food Fellows Program that tries to build communities Read More →

Plum Creek Donates Truck to Food Bank

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The Plum Creek Foundation donates a gently used pick-up to the Good Food Project of the Food Bank of Central Read More →

LSUA Holds 2nd Annual New Student Convocation

LSUA held its second annual New Student Convocation yesterday afternoon. Students were afforded an opportunity to learn about the school’s Read More →

Atwood’s Celebrating 3rd Annual Baconfest

Atwood’s Bakery is celebrating a full week of bacon with its 3rd Annual Baconfest. Shoppers will have a chance to Read More →

Wellspots Popping Up Around CenLA

They’re called Wellspots.  Around the area, certain designated businesses, offices and non-profits are participating in a plan to offer a Read More →