Category Archives: Local Headlines

The Watermelon Festival Kicks off in DeRidder

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The 9th Beauregard Watermelon Festival is underway in DeRidder. Today’s ceremonial cutting of the melon is followed by shows and Read More →

Lake Charles Announces Plans for Red White Blue & You

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The City of Lake Charles is calling for entries into the Fourth of July Red White Blue & You Parade. Read More →

LA 112 Now Open to all Traffic

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that LA 112 located approximately 2.9 miles north of Read More →

Court: State Senate Violated Meeting Laws in Huey Long Decision

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A lawsuit is in the works challenging the shuttering of Huey Long Hospital in Pineville. Local attorney Chris Roy Senior Read More →

First Round of Competition Begins Tonight for Miss LA Contestants

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The first round of competition in the Miss Louisiana Pageant begins tonight. It’s pageant week in Monroe, and the 32 Read More →

Summer Day Camp Underway in Alexandria

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A summer day camp is now underway for City of Alexandria children through August 8th. It’s for children ages 4 Read More →

Leesville City Councilman Dies

Leesville officials are mourning the death of City Councilman William Mike Elliot. He served District 4 for more than 20 Read More →

Local State Police Receive Traffic Training to Prevent Deaths

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Traffic training is underway this afternoon at Troop E, State Police. These students are from law enforcement, emergency medical transports Read More →

Mayor Roy Speaks on BINGO Parlor Moratorium

Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy speaks today about last night’s city council meeting. There had been plans to lift a moratorium Read More →

APD Arrest Man for Theft from Lowe’s

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Alexandria Police arrest a local man for theft from Lowe’s. John Henry Lee III was arrested very early this morning Read More →