Category Archives: Local Headlines

Man Shoots Himself After Fleeing Deputies

A man is dead after fleeing Rapides deputies. Deputies say the suspect shot himself in the head yesterday afternoon off Read More →

Some Food Stamp Recipients to Lose Benefits on Jan. 1

As of tomorrow, a small group of food stamp recipients will be cut off from their benefits. That group is Read More →

CVB to Welcome New Conventions in 2016

As 2016 rolls in, the Alexandria and Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking forward to hosting some new guests Read More →

Current and Upcoming Fiscal Years Short on Money

Yesterday we learned, from the new governor’s administration, that fiscally, things are much worse. Short on money is public schools Read More →

Boyce Man Arrested for Multiple Counts of Rape

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Rapides deputies arrest a Boyce man for repeatedly raping a woman. 52-year-old Jeffery Dwayne Ducote Senior is charged with four Read More →

State Police Remind Drivers to be Responsible on New Year’s

Many of you will be out celebrating the New Year tonight and a reminder, it’s always good to designate a Read More →

Local Rep Proposes Bill Making it Illegal to Burn Explosives

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A Central Louisiana lawmaker is co-sponsoring a bill to make it illegal to burn explosives. State Representative Terry Brown and Read More →

Jindal Issues State of Emergency Due to Flooding

BATON ROUGE—Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued a state of emergency due to the imminent threat of flooding along the Mississippi Read More →

Montgomery Man Killed in Crash

State police say a Montgomery man was killed last night in Winn Parish. They say 58-year-old Franklin Davis lost control Read More →

J. L. Robertson Branch to Close Month of January 2016

(Pineville, LA) The Rapides Parish Library’s J. L. Robertson Branch, located at 809 Tioga High School Road will close Thursday, Read More →