Category Archives: Local Headlines

Vernon Military Families to Benefit from Federal Grant

The federal government is providing a one and a half million-dollar grant to Vernon Parish Schools for students whose families Read More →

Local Officer Wins DARE Officer of the Year Award

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The Louisiana DARE Officer of the Year is Sergeant K.J. Hawthorne of Rapides parish. The award was made at the Read More →

Miss LA Visits Cabrini NICU

The patients in the NICU at Cabrini Hospital had a special visitor yesterday. Miss Louisiana 2015, April Nelson, took a Read More →

Angola Considered One of the Safest Prisons in America

Angola is the largest adult male maximum-security prison in the nation. It was once known as the bloodiest prison in Read More →

Man Arrested at AEX for Disabling Parked Cars

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A man who claimed to be a Good Samaritan at the Alexandria International Airport parking lot is now under arrest. Read More →

Over 800 Citations Issued in Summer Alcohol, Tobacco Crackdown

State alcohol and tobacco agents issue more than 800 citations in the agency’s summer crackdown. The ATC agents issued citations Read More →

Vernon Deputies Talk Down Suicidal Man

Vernon Sheriff Sam Craft says a deputy was able to talk down a suicidal man over the weekend. His name Read More →

Attorney Jay Luneau Announces Run for State Senate

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There is now one candidate vying for a state senate seat being vacated by Rick Gallot. Alexandria attorney Jay Luneau Read More →

Burn Ban Issued in Rapides Parish

Rapides now becomes the 2nd parish in Central Louisiana to enact a burn ban. It’s effectively immediately and was imposed Read More →

New Campaign Promotes Local Dining

You may have seen signs around town signaling you to “Eat Here.” It’s a new marketing program sponsored by the Read More →