Category Archives: Local Headlines

Dragon boat races look to be bigger than ever

The Dragon Boat Races are right around the corner. The museum director says they’re in their fifth year in Alexandria Read More →

Relay for life this weekend

The Relay For Life is Friday night at Menard High School. Organizers say the event benefits the American Cancer Society. Read More →

Author Hosts Writing Contest for 6th-12th Graders

Two-time published author, Tiffany Webb, is now encouraging young people to write. She is hosting a writing contest for six Read More →

March of Dimes Host Carnival at Rapides Regional


The March of Dimes host a carnival at the atrium inside Rapides Regional Medical Center. The event included cake, punch Read More →

Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide


Police arrest a 37-year-old man for killing two people during a car crash. Mayon Jones is charged with vehicular homicide Read More →

Former DOTD Chief Offers Ideas to Metropolitan Planning Organization

A former state Department of Transportation and Development chief spoke to the Metropolitan Planning organization today about the challenges people Read More →

Police Shoot Man During Domestic Disturbance Situation


One man is dead after authorities respond to an apparent domestic disturbance. According to authorities, deputies responded to a home Read More →

Board of Regents Supports TOPS Change


Today the state Board of Regents endorses proposed legislation to change TOPS. It’s a scholarship program for higher education that Read More →

Chamber of Commerce Preps for 3rd Annual Bizzy Awards

The Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their 3rd Annual Bizzy Awards Gala as they will be accepting nominations Read More →

Local Artist Displays Work at Tamp & Grind

A local artist is displaying his work at Tamp in Grind through April. Glenn Guillory started watching his mother paint Read More →