Category Archives: Local Headlines

City Park Players Present “Jenny’s House of Joy”


City Park Players’ latest production, Jenny’s House of Joy, opens tomorrow night at the Hearn Stage in downtown Alexandria. It’s Read More →

Local School Selected for “Harvest of the Month” Program


A celebration of healthy food is held today at North Bayou Rapides Elementary School. This school was selected to be Read More →

Bill Expands Alexandria Port to Include Whole Parish

A bill to expand the Alexandria Port to include all of Rapides parish and give it a regional name is Read More →

Cenla Chamber Visits Legislature

Every year the government affairs committee of the Cenla Chamber of Commerce visits the state legislature to express concerns about Read More →

3 Grant Deputies Graduate from Police Academy


Three Grant Parish deputies graduate from the Alexandria Regional Police Academy. They’re Bryon Taylor, Jason Adcock, and Jon Giles. Sheriff Read More →

APD Investigate Bomb Threat at Rapides Regional


Alexandria police are investigating who called in a bomb threat to a nearby hospital. It happened around 11 o’clock yesterday morning Read More →

Police search for missing man


On 05/05/15 at approximately 12pm, John Bradley Holsinger was observed walking away from his apartment carrying a book sack. He Read More →

Program Aims to help children who struggle with reading

If your child is having reading difficulties, there could be a local solution. The Fast Forward Program is here and Read More →

Cong. Abraham visits VA hospital

Congressman Ralph Abraham of Alto took a tour of the Alexandria Veterans Affairs Hospital this afternoon. After his tour, we Read More →

Econ. Dev. Leaders discuss job opportunities

Economic development leaders come together this morning to discuss looming job opportunities at England Air Park. Linzay says this is Read More →