Category Archives: Local Headlines

Kiwanis Honors Law Enforcement Agent of the Year

Today a local civic club honors the law enforcement agent of the year. The Alexandria Kiwanis Club makes this presentation Read More →

SACS Puts LC on Probation Again

Louisiana College is on probation again by the Southern Association of Colleges. Issues are trustee board governance, institutional integrity, personnel Read More →

CLECO Could be Sold or Aquired

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It appears that CLECO is about to be sold or acquired. Though there’s no official word from the Pineville-based utility, Read More →

State to Begin Drawdown of Saline Lake

The state is announcing a draw-down of Saline Lake in Winn Parish starting July first. This is to help control Read More →

Lane Closure: US 167 Business (Mason St.)

***UPDATE*** DOTD advises the public that US 167 Business in Alexandria, (Mason St.), the right hand lane of the southbound Read More →

Local Legislators Actively Opposing New Bridge Name

There’s more fall-out from that bill which re-names the bridge now being built across the Red River. Alexandria State Representative Read More →

Garden District Residents Creating Community Garden

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Residents of the Garden District in Alexandria are creating their own community garden. Bennett Roland Junior says it’s a project Read More →

AMOA Campers Learn to Create Original Artwork

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Campers at the Alexandria Museum of Art are learning to create original art this week. Kids ages six to nine Read More →

Water Festival Gets Underway This Weekend at Alexandria Zoo

The Water Festival at the Alexandria Zoo gets underway this Saturday. That’s 10am to 3pm, and FOTAZ members get in Read More →

Nanny Arrested for Yearlong String of Thefts

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Rapides detectives arrest a nanny and housekeeper they say stole from a family and posted pictures of the items on Read More →