Sweet corn from Bunkie is for sale all over Central Louisiana.
The annual Louisiana Corn Festival ended Saturday. This festival represented everything corn, including art, cooking contests, and even recipes for you to tryout at home.
The event co-chairman says the festival started small, but has grown into a large event for the City of Bunkie.
The festival [...]
It’s a proud tradition in the U.S. Army and one that’s never overlooked. 239 years ago, The Continental Army was created to defend the United States against the British.
A ceremony was held at the Fort Polk Warrior Community Center today.
The oldest and youngest soldiers at the fort did the honors on the birthday cake.
And all [...]
A teen is arrested for aggravated rape and other crimes. Police arrested 19-year-old Ja’khel Brown of Alexandria yesterday for a home invasion, sexual assault and armed robbery.
The crimes were reported on May 18th in the four thousand block of Lakeside Drive. He’s in jail on more than a million dollars bond. Police say forensic testing [...]
Go Red for Women entertains and informs hundreds of area ladies today.
Women are the number one victims of heart disease, and, yet, they sometimes do not show traditional symptoms. Today, these women heard from women who have defied the odds and how they did it.
Participants enjoyed a heart healthy lunch, health screenings and a silent [...]
State Senator Rick Gallot of Ruston, whose district includes part of Rapides Parish, is taking his hat out of the ring for the fall.
He had previously announced he would run for a judgeship in the third judicial district. Now he says he will continue to represent his constituents in District 29. He says he came [...]
Governor Bobby Jindal is giving Louisiana students a jump-start.
The Governor was in Winnfield today to sign a bill in front of its author, State Representative Jim Fannin.
“Jump Start” is a public-private partnership among school systems, charter schools, colleges, industries and workforce developments. It offers training for high school students in careers they’re interested in pursuing [...]
He’s the man with the plan you always see around this time of year. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says it’s time to give your insurance papers a once-over and make sure you’re covered, even if you live inland from the coast.
His office web site offers advice on what you need to have, depending on [...]
A group of visitors stopped in Alexandria on their way from Seattle to Tampa. The organization is dedicated to providing veterans who have been wounded, ill and injured with memorable adventures as part of their rehabilitation. The Road Warrior Ride is a cross -country bonding experience for these vets.
The group left Seattle on June 5th [...]
Miss Louisiana is about ready to hand over her crown. Jaden Leach is on her farewell tour. She stopped by KLAX-TV today for one of her interviews before the final pageant, which airs on our station Saturday, June 28th.
Leach is from West Monroe and is a senior at ULM in Monroe.
She’s been a spokesperson for [...]
Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler has been in Central Louisiana this week. He spoke about the legislative session, which ended this month, and how it affects his projects.
Schedler was the featured speaker yesterday for the Vernon Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/11/14