Category Archives: Local Headlines

Fireworks Over Buhlow

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Save the date!  “Fireworks over Buhlow” is returning after a four year absence.  Gates open at 4:30 pm on Sunday, Read More →

Gov. Edwards: Let’s Get to Work

Governor John Bel Edwards says “Let’s Get to Work” in his six page, 25 minute address to the legislature. Push Read More →

Teachers Attend Annual Forestry Tour

This week is the Annual Louisiana Forestry Teacher Tour. Teachers in Pre-K through secondary education are invited to attend the Read More →

Comm. Donelon: Time to Review Coverage

We’ve already had three named storms this season, which officially started June 1st. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says it’s Read More →

2 Arrested in Drive-By Shooting Case

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Alexandria police arrest two for a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon on Stimson Street. No one was hurt when they allegedly Read More →

High water temporarily closes boat launches on Red River

Natchitoches, Louisiana … The public boat launching ramps (operated by the Red River Waterway Commission) on the Red River are Read More →

USDA Agencies Acquire 2M Acres of Forestland to Increase Population of the Longleaf Pine

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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and US Forest Service have joined forces with other partners with the goal of Read More →

Abraham announces Service Academy appointments for Class of 2020

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(Press Release) WASHINGTON – Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Wednesday that seven students from Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District have received Read More →

Construction Begins on Vidalia Technology Center

Ribbon cutting today in Vidalia on beginning of construction. Left to right: Quint Carriere with U.S. Senator David Vitter's office; Heather Malone, Concordia Economic Development/Natchez Inc.; Jamie Burley, Concordia Parish Chamber; Glen McGlothin, City of Vidalia; Larry Chauvin, City of Vidalia; Teresa Dennis, City of Vidalia Grant Coordinator; Mayor Hyram Copeland, COV; Heather Smoak Urena, Kisatchie Delta; Bobby Paul, IT COV; Paula Savant, Tensas State bank; Ann Westmoreland, COV; Sue Grayson, Concordia Bank; Chris Cauthen, Camo Construction; Julie White, Concordia Bank; Pat Biglane, Concordia bank

May 25, 2016 (Press Release) – Construction has begun on the much-awaited Vidalia Technology Center. Delays due to weather and high Read More →

Police Search for Missing Juvenile

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The Alexandria Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a run-away juvenile. Brian Allen, 16 years old from Alexandria Read More →