Category Archives: Local Headlines

Closing Arguments in Sanders Case Begin Tomorrow Morning

Closing arguments in the life or death penalty phase of the Thomas Steven Sanders case begin at 10am tomorrow morning Read More →

LHSAA Meets with Local Officials About Basketball Tournaments

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A group of area leaders today meet with officials from the state high school athletic association. The effort is to Read More →

Witnesses Claim Sanders is Brain Damaged

A jury in federal court is listening to a lot of medical and scientific testimony about the man whose life-or-death Read More →

Congressman Fleming Comments on Actions Against Syria

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4th District Congressman John Fleming is in Central Louisiana today. He’s on the November ballot with one opponent, Randall Lord, Read More →

Man Receives Over 8 Years for Armed Robbery

A Ville Platte man is sentenced to more than eight years in prison for his part in a truck stop Read More →

Pineville Man Arrested for Firing Gun

Daniel Ellsworth (left) and Charles Pellum III (right).

On September 20th 2014, APD Officers arrested Daniel Ellsworth, 24 of Pineville and charged him with: 1ct-Illegal Discharging of Firearm Read More →

3 Deadly Accidents Occur Over Weekend

Three deadly accidents occur in three area parishes over the weekend. The latest happened yesterday afternoon. Timothy Vanness from Welsh Read More →

Police Chase Ends With Crash Into Utility Pole

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A Leesville man is under arrest for leading authorities on a chase that resulted in damage to a patrol unit. Read More →

Chas Roemer Speaks in Favor of Common Core

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The sometimes-embattled president of the State Board of Education, known as BESE, was a speaker today for the North Rapides Read More →

Man Arrested for Attempting to Lure Little Girl from her Yard

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Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the September 18th , 2014 arrest of Casey A. Brown, Read More →