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New NSU President to be Announced Tuesday

The new president of Northwestern State University will be announced Tuesday afternoon at 2 at a news conference in the Read More →

Janet Dixon Says Ethics Charges Are False

Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon denied any wrongful actions in connection with the hiring of the current school Read More →

Exchange Club Hosts Candidates for DA

Long-time district attorney in Rapides Parish James Downs is retiring and 3 local attorneys are seeking that seat on November Read More →

Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing in Shooting of Man with Sword

A Pineville police officer is cleared of any wrongdoing in a deathly shooting of a man who charged him with Read More →

Sanders Trial Disrupted Due to Electrical Problems

The penalty phase of the Thomas Steven Sanders case in Alexandria Federal Court is disrupted and in recess until Monday. Read More →

Former Head of Narcotics Admits to Malfeasance, Abuse of Power

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The former head of metro narcotics in Rapides Parish has been placed on probation after admitting to malfeasance and abuse Read More →

School Board Reverses Supt. Decision on Grading System

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Rapides Parish School Board members vote to go back to a numerical grading system, after hearing from unhappy parents and Read More →

Ethics Complaint Filed Against School Board President

An ethics complaint is filed against Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon. Former Principal Fred Moore says Dixon was Read More →

Sanders’ Defense Witnesses Talk About Early Life

Defense attorneys for Thomas Steven Sanders continue to call witnesses today. The witnesses describe the 57-year-old convict’s early life and Read More →

LSUA Students Participate in Free Speech Zone

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LSU alums from the 1960’s may recall a spot near the Student Union known as Free Speech Alley. Students at Read More →