Category Archives: Local Headlines

Help Save Fort Polk

Polk Progress is calling on surrounding communities to demonstrate our commitment to Fort Polk, soldiers and their families. Fort Polk Read More →

Drug Traffickers Arrested in Alexandria

John Marshall

State police arrest two out-of-state men for drug trafficking; they were taken into custody at the Alexandria International Airport. Troopers Read More →

Bead Town Prints Available for Sale

Bead Town Prints

NATCHITOCHES – Three hundred limited edition canvas prints of artist Stephan Wanger’s “Un Rue Principale en Louisiane (A Main Street Read More →

NSU Online Programs Get High Ranks for Affordability

NATCHITOCHES – Three higher education websites have recognized Northwestern State University’s online bachelor’s programs in criminal justice and psychology and Read More →

Foodapalooza Scheduled for February

ALEXANDRIA – The Third Annual Foodapalooza, an event that celebrates Central Louisiana foods and food producers, will be February 26-28 Read More →

Veteran K-9 Lost to Illness

Ricco

Alexandria police are mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 service dog named Ricco. He was rushed to the LSU Read More →

Armored Vehicle Robbery UPDATE

armored car

Update – Authorities say James Gilbert was wearing body armor and used a long gun to take money from an Read More →

The Gala of the Royal Horses

Gala of Royal Horses

For the first time ever, The Gala of The Royal Horses Inaugural North American world-renowned equestrian tour is coming to Read More →

Vehicle Burglary Arrests

Nathanial Keith Thomas

Rapides deputies arrest two men in connection with vehicle burglaries. Rapides detectives were assisting Grant detectives in locating the first Read More →

Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested

Amanda Calk

Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office say they’ve arrested a suspected drug dealer; Amanda Calk was stopped for a traffic violation when Read More →