Category Archives: Local Headlines

Coliseum Renovations Aim to Bring Athletic Events to Cenla

The renovations at the coliseum aims to bring more events and revenue to Central Louisiana. One specific way of doing Read More →

Man Jumps Into Flooding Red River

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A 32-year-old Pineville man is under hospital evaluation after jumping yesterday into the Red River on the Pineville side of Read More →

Process To Change Common Core Called “A Sham” by Opponents

Common core is a controversial buzz phrase among educators. A process is beginning to change it, maybe eliminate it altogether, Read More →

6 Cenla Educators Finalists for Statewide Awards

Six educators from Central Louisiana are finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year. Teacher finalists are Jennifer Jeffers, Concordia Read More →

Local Credit Union Raises Money for Veterans

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Pelican State Credit Union gave out free jambalaya to its members today. It’s one of the perks of being a Read More →

Karate Camp Teaches Martial Arts Basics

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Karate Kicks Kids Camp is going on this week at Karate Kicks, Karate and Jiu Jitsu. The camp focuses on Read More →

Kennedy Says Budget Only Balanced on Paper

State Treasurer John Kennedy says the state’s recently approved multi-billion-dollar budget is being held together with duct tape. Kennedy says Read More →

Dardenne Comments on Gov. Race, State Budget

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Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne spent most of the day in Alexandria. He visited the Good Food Project in Alexandria.  Organizers Read More →

Dardenne Announces Tourism Office Partnership with AMoA

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Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne announced a new partnership between the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and the Alexandria Museum Read More →

Fort Polk Soldier Arrested in Domestic Disturbance

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Vernon deputies arrest a 37-year-old Fort Polk soldier after a domestic disturbance. Deputies say Robert Daniel Drummond used his gun Read More →