Category Archives: Local Headlines

Local Man Inducted into LA Agriculture Hall of Distinction

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A well-known area farmer, civic leader and veteran is honored with induction into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction. Lucien Read More →

Georgia Fugitive Caught in Rapides Parish

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A Georgia man is arrested as a fugitive in Rapides Parish and another man is charged with trying to help Read More →

Cong. Abraham Says He Would Have Signed Senate Letter to Iran

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham makes an early-morning appearance in Alexandria yesterday, speaking to members of the Port Authority. Members Read More →

Alexandria City Council Responds to Criticism

The president of the Alexandria City Council responds to criticism from Rapides Police Jurors about the mayor. Chuck Fowler repeated Read More →

Mayor’s Briefing: Developing the Riverfront

Mayor Jacques Roy is nursing a chest infection and could not make his regularly scheduled briefing today. But, staff member, Read More →

Road Work: Traffic Circle to Horseshoe Drive

Horseshoe Dr. – US 71 US 165 – Rapides Parish; LA; Project # H.010349; Control Section 014-06 The Louisiana Department Read More →

Kennedy Opposes Selling State Assets

Louisiana’s outspoken treasurer is wading into the argument over the state’s budget woes. John Kennedy argues against the governor balancing Read More →

LSUA Hosts Annual Job Fair

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Today students and alumni had at LSUA an opportunity to impress potential employers at the Annual University Job Fair. Over Read More →

U.S. Marshal Killed While Executing Warrant

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Law enforcement officials statewide are mourning the death of U.S. Marshal Josie Wells, who died in the line of duty Read More →

City of Leesville Issues Boil Advisory

On Tuesday morning, the City of Leesville repaired a water line on Highway 28 due to low water pressure and Read More →