Category Archives: Local Headlines

Prompt Succor Students Decorate Pumpkins in “Pumpkin Project”


Third grade students at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School have what is called a Pumpkin Project. Students decorate their Read More →

Food Bank Awarded $75,000 for Good Food Project


The Good Food Project, a program of the Food Bank of Central Louisiana, has been awarded the Community Impact Award Read More →

Walmart Hiring 1300 Seasonal Workers in LA


Wal-Mart is hiring 1,300 seasonal associates in Louisiana for the upcoming holiday season. Starting salaries of at least $9 will Read More →

2 Arrested for Crack After High-Speed Chase

Left to right: Dedrick and Davetreous Howard

Two are arrested by Rapides deputies after a high-speed chase resulting in moderate damage to the patrol unit.  Dedrick and Read More →

Community College Hosts Manufacturing Expo


Many students leave high school without a job plan in mind, but area schools are trying to showcase manufacturing in Read More →

Native American Baskets Donated to NSU Museum


A collection of Native American baskets is donated to NSU’s Williamson Museum. Doctor Ron Wilkinson of Dallas, shown here on Read More →

LC President Creates “Board of Visitors”

Louisiana College’s new president, Doctor Rich Brewer, is creating a Board of Visitors. He says this will serve as another Read More →

Employee in DA’s Office Accused of Possible Improprieties

Rapides District Attorney Phillip Terrell says his office has discovered possible improprieties by an employee. He says the matter has Read More →

New Cougar Pups Adjust to Life at Alexandria Zoo


Two orphaned cougar pups have been rescued from Washington and sent to the Alexandria Zoo. ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach has Read More →

Lecompte Garden Club Plants Pink Flowers for Breast Cancer


Members of the Lecompte Garden Club met early this morning to refurbish the Beauty of Life Garden in support of Read More →