Category Archives: Local Headlines

ACEDD Restructure Bill Dies in State Senate Committee

A bill to restructure a local economic development board that’s been inactive for many years dies in a senate committee Read More →

Dead Baby Found in Storage Shed in Lafayette

Lafayette authorities say a dead baby is found in a storage unit and a woman is now arrested for murder. Read More →

New Production Co. to Perform Spamalot


A new production company will debut a musical comedy tomorrow night. The LBM production is Monty Python’s Spamalot, which was Read More →

Black Hawk Crash Ruled Pilot Error

The Louisiana National Guard says the March tenth black hawk crash, which killed 11 service men off the Florida coast, Read More →

Missing Person: Joseph Valdez


The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently attempting to locate a missing person. Joseph Valdez of Boyce was reported missing Read More →

Jindal to Make Announcement Regarding 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 Republican field could soon be getting a little more crowded. Governor Bobby Jindal confirmed he will soon make Read More →

One of LA’s First Female Police Chief’s Dies at 58


One of the first female city police chiefs in Louisiana has died. She’s 58-year-old Mary Fanara of Bunkie. She retired Read More →

9 Arrested in Multiple Burglaries Case


On April 21st, 2015, Deputies responded to the 800 Block of LA Highway 8 Lena, LA in reference to a Read More →

Boil Advisory in Grant Parish

Nearly 450 customers in the Zone 2 Rural Water System of Grant parish are now under a boil advisory. Officials Read More →

Search underway for missing juvenile


The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a runaway female juvenile, Courtney Blue.  Courtney is Read More →