Category Archives: Local Headlines

Jury Selection Continues in Capital Murder Trial

It’s day three for jury selection in the Thomas Sanders capital murder trial. The 57-year-old Mississippi man is accused of Read More →

Area Political Subdivisions Receive Negative Audits

Several area political subdivisions are getting slaps on the wrists by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. None are major offenses. A Read More →

CIty Council Votes 4-3 to Pay Bill Owed to Lawyer

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Mayor Jacques Roy’s attorneys are attempting to meet with Judge Dee Drell over an order to pay a bill owed Read More →

Man with Multiple Warrants Arrested in Grant Parish for Meth, Other Drugs

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On August 17, 2014 the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Natchez, La. man for a number of drug charges Read More →

State Police Offer Crash Photographs on Their Website

State police are offering on-line sales of crash photographs. The pictures and crash reports are needed by accident investigators. Go Read More →

Investigative Efforts Result in Child Predator Arrest

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Vernon Parish – Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Special Victims Unit/Alexandria Field Office arrested Ernest Kickel Read More →

Jury Selection Continues as Prosecution Plans to Ask for Death Penalty

Jury selection is in its second day for 57-year-old Thomas Sanders. The procedure is slow, because the prosecution is asking Read More →

Qualifying Tomorrow Thru Friday for Fall Elections

Politics in Louisiana are heating up this week. Qualifying for the fall elections begins tomorrow and ends Friday. Statewide and Read More →

Jury Convicts Man of Shooting Up Convenience Store

CHARLES E. JACKSON, 29 of Alexandria, was charged with ATTEMPTED MURDER and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Read More →

Boil Advisory Issued for Parts of Alexandria

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Alexandria, Louisiana—Damage to a 12-inch water pipe Monday has resulted in the need for a boil water advisory for a Read More →