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19 Arrested in LaSalle Drug Round-Up

LaSalle deputies announce a drug round-up netting some 19 arrests. Sheriff Scott Franklin called the operation Fielder’s Choice because, he Read More →

Former Firemen Arrested in Arson Case

Top, left to right: Darryl Blount, Thomas Gilbert, and Bobby Murray. 
Bottom, left to right: Kenneth Sweet, Jeremy West, and Johnny West.

State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Read More →

Alexandria Launches Rec2U Program


The City of Alexandria officially launched its summer mobile recreation program. The Rec2U Program is the creation of the new Read More →

VA Hosts Open House

The VA hosted an open house as part of its summer of service initiative.   It’s an effort to improve communication Read More →

Dixon Cleared of Ethics Charges


A former Rapides Parish School Board president is cleared of ethics violations. Janet Dixon appeared with her attorney, Tommy Davenport, Read More →

Students Volunteer at Cabrini Hospital


A group of high school students is spending the summer volunteering at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Besides their age, they Read More →

Rapides Clerk Prepares to Offer Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

By this afternoon, the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court, like all the others in the state, are prepared to offer Read More →

Gas Prices Begin Falling After 2 Months of Hikes

Gas prices are falling after more than two-months of big price hikes. The Lundberg Survey reports over the past two Read More →

The Good Book-Mobile Schedule Change


The Good Book-mobile has been running since the end of May and some changes have been made to the schedule Read More →

Upward Bound Program Preps Students for College


If you were wondering how to give your high-school student an edge in science and math, perhaps you should check Read More →