Category Archives: Local Headlines

APD Identify Man in Wheelchair who was Hit by Car

Alexandria police identify the man in a wheelchair who died from injuries after being hit earlier this week. He’s 57-year-old Read More →

School Employee Arrested for Theft


A 53-year-old Pineville woman is arrested for stealing a wallet from the faculty lounge at Oak Hill High School where Read More →

Urania Man Arrested in Double Homicide Case


A suspect is arrested in LaSalle parish yesterday afternoon on two counts of first-degree murder. The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office Read More →

Bolton Holds Annual Chalkfest Indoors Because of Weather


Due to weather conditions, Bolton High School’s 11th Annual Chalkfest took place inside the school’s gym yesterday. Nearly 50 students Read More →

Eight Local Arts Organizations Receive Martin Grant

Alexandria, LA – Eight non-profit Arts organizations in Central Louisiana have been awarded funding from the 2015 Martin Foundation Grant.  Read More →

Natchitoches Jazz Festival Kicks Off Today


The 20th Annual Natchitoches Jazz and R&B Festival is being held this weekend in Louisiana’s oldest city. Organizers changed the Read More →

Rapides Regional Hosts First Farmer’s Market


Rapides Regional Medical Center hosted its first-ever farmers market inside the Women’s and Children’s Hospital at Soup N’ Such today. Read More →

NSU Alumni Meet at Tunks


Local NSU alumni met at Tunks last night for a social gathering that included boiled crawfish and fried catfish. Athletic Read More →

City Park Players Present “Love Letters”


The City Park Players will have a second showing of the play Love Letters at the Hearn Stage on April Read More →

Music Lovers Mourn Loss of Soul Singer

Music lovers are mourning the loss of soul-singer Percy Sledge. He died yesterday morning and tonight ABC’s Alexa Vogue of Read More →