Category Archives: Local Headlines

Arrest made in simple kidnapping


On May 19th, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted with a complaint in reference to a runaway juvenile who was Read More →

Letter from RPSB Regarding Restroom Mandate

The full letter from the Rapides Parish School Board can be viewed by clicking here (pdf download):

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault Case


On 5/20/16 at approximately 10:00 am, APD responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault in the area of Read More →

Arrest Made in Club Fight


On Saturday morning, May 21st, 2016, at approximately 3:05 am, Deputies responded to reports of a shooting that occurred at Read More →

Local Hospitals, Chamber Request Public Support for CEA

Below is a letter written from CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Rapides Regional Medical Center and the Central Louisiana Chamber Read More →

Arrests made in Rock Throwing Incidents

Gage Preston Hull

On Tuesday May 17th, 2016 at approximately 10:30 pm, Sheriff’s Dispatch received approximately 5 calls in reference to motorists being Read More →

Body of 2 year old found in Beauregard parish


UPDATE – Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office regrets to inform the public that the search for Read More →

Award-Winning Author Signs Books at Westside Library


An author with local connections will accept an award next week for her book about a television personality in Baton Read More →

Local Students Honored at School Board Meeting


Rapides parish students who excel in writing essays connected to Law Day are honored at the school board meeting. Those Read More →

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Damaging Ex’s Car


A Ball woman is arrested for allegedly damaging the vehicle and belongings of her one-time boyfriend. 40-year-old Tamera Banks is Read More →