Category Archives: Local Headlines

Alexandria City Council Responds to Criticism

The president of the Alexandria City Council responds to criticism from Rapides Police Jurors about the mayor. Chuck Fowler repeated Read More →

Mayor’s Briefing: Developing the Riverfront

Mayor Jacques Roy is nursing a chest infection and could not make his regularly scheduled briefing today. But, staff member, Read More →

Road Work: Traffic Circle to Horseshoe Drive

Horseshoe Dr. – US 71 US 165 – Rapides Parish; LA; Project # H.010349; Control Section 014-06 The Louisiana Department Read More →

Kennedy Opposes Selling State Assets

Louisiana’s outspoken treasurer is wading into the argument over the state’s budget woes. John Kennedy argues against the governor balancing Read More →

LSUA Hosts Annual Job Fair

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Today students and alumni had at LSUA an opportunity to impress potential employers at the Annual University Job Fair. Over Read More →

U.S. Marshal Killed While Executing Warrant

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Law enforcement officials statewide are mourning the death of U.S. Marshal Josie Wells, who died in the line of duty Read More →

City of Leesville Issues Boil Advisory

On Tuesday morning, the City of Leesville repaired a water line on Highway 28 due to low water pressure and Read More →

Lt. Gov. Visits AMoA

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Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne visits the Alexandria Museum of Art with words of encouragement about state funding for cultural attractions. Read More →

City, Police Jury Headed Back to Court Over Parking Lot

The fight between the City of Alexandria and the Rapides Parish Police Jury is headed back to court. The city 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 were Read More →