Category Archives: Local Headlines

Ophthalmic Technology Training Program Now Offered at LSUA

LSUA, Alexandria Eye and Laser Center and the Rapides Foundation have teamed up to develop Cenla’s first ophthalmic technology training Read More →

LA SoS Named Nat’l Assoc. of Secretaries of State President

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Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler is named president of the National Association of Secretaries of State. The NASS completed Read More →

New Teen Buddy Camp Helps Challenged Teens

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You may have heard of Buddy Camp, but today the program kicks off their new addition, Teen Buddy Camp. This Read More →

Two Principals of the Year from Cenla

Carolyn Bosley (left) and Cheri Fontenot (right).

The overall Principal of the Year in Louisiana is from Vernon parish and the Elementary Principal of the year is Read More →

Arnaudville Man Dies in Crash

An Arnaudville man is dead following a weekend car crash in Avoyelles parish. State police say 27-year-old Joshua Paul Labourde Read More →

Drawdowns at Fort Polk Finally Revealed

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After months of hanging in the balance, Fort Polk officially knows how the drawdowns will affect the base.  ABC 31’s Read More →

Lone Democrat in Governor’s Race Stops in Cenla on Statewide Tour

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The lone democrat in the race for governor brings his campaign to Alexandria today.  48-year-old John Bel Edwards and supporters Read More →

7-Year-Old Girl Dies in Murder/Suicide

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A man in Avoyelles parish shot and killed his seven-year-old daughter and then killed himself in the Effie community.   The Read More →

Farmers Check Out Crops at Annual Field Day

It’s a hot day to tour fields and check out row crops, but that’s what farmers do during their annual Read More →

Man Dies in Crash After Tire Fails

A crash in Evangeline parish yesterday afternoon kills a man from Youngsville. State police say 58-year-old Vincent Mancuso lost control Read More →