3 hrs ago
St. Mary Parish jobless rate up
Louisiana's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in April, an increase of 0.2 percent over the month and over the year, according to a news release from Louisiana Workforce Commission.
7 hrs ago
High fuel prices for holiday travels
It's a three-day weekend for much of the country celebrating Memorial Day weekend.
8 hrs ago
Busted In Acadiana
Man admits to sexual relations with minor in open court, judge orders him to the slammer
On May 23, 2013, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to allegation of sexual criminal acts that occurred in the Alexandria area.
9 hrs ago
Calling All Entrepreneurs
From May 31 - June 2, fresh ideas will flock to the second Startup Weekend Central Louisiana - an event bringing together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts to participate in 54 hours of taking innovative business ideas from concept to launch.
13 hrs ago
AARP Game Day in Alexandria
AARP launches emergency planning events in Alexandria during National Hurricane Preparedness Week Preparing for severe weather important as Hurricane Season approaches As Hurricane Season approaches, AARP Louisiana is encouraging people to take an active role in their family's emergency planning and attend Game Day-an hour long emergency planning ... (more)
17 hrs ago
The Town Talk
Huey P. Long could move to England Airpark
A plan to privatize operations at Huey P. Long Medical Center, which could close the Pineville hospital and move operations to England Airpark in Alexandria, will be considered Tuesday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Riders in LA and TN Collect $149,000 for Kids
Louisiana motorcyclists banded together to help cure the kids during the area's 11th Ride for Kids on May 19.
The Town Talk
Workers at Alexandria-area Hana restaurants will get $100,000 in back wages
A Louisiana-based restaurant chain has agreed to pay more than $100,000 in back wages to 135 chefs and servers following a Labor Department investigation.
3 face charges in Oak Hill High vandalism case
The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office says two 20-year-olds and a 17-year-old are accused of vandalizing Oak Hill High School last month.
Thu May 16, 2013
Self Reliant Living Expo
Self Reliant Living Expo Saturday, May 18, 2013 9am-4pm The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 611 Versailles Blvd Alexandria, LA 3:00-3:25p How to Cook With Food Storage Supply by Pineville Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS Booths set up inside the building with displays and information on: Reloading Ammunition Hurricane ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Attempted Murder Arrest
May 14, 2013 - On 05-10-2013, Alexandria Police arrested Michael Butler Jr., 20 of Alexandria and charged him with 1ct-Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and 1ct-2nd Degree Battery.
Cultural Diversity in Alexandria, Louisiana
Louisiana offers cultural diversity in the city of Alexandria that makes for a great vacation destination.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sat May 11, 2013
Lending a helping hand
When timber company RoyOMartin began expanding its manufacturing plant in Chopin five years ago, the timing was a bit unusual.
Fri May 10, 2013
Former School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexual Crimes
May 10, 2013 - On March 28, 2013, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to allegation of sexual criminal acts perpetrated by a former school bus driver in the Alexandria area.
Young Woman Arrested at Walmart for Shoplifting & Drugs
Alexandria police say they've arrested a young woman for shoplifting and possession of drugs.
Thu May 09, 2013
Severe Thunderstorm Watch 153
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA FAR EAST TEXAS * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING FROM 935 PM UNTIL 400 AM CDT.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Town Talk
The ceremony was officiated by the Honorable Judge Greg Mathis. The bride is the daughter of Mr.
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Allison Rivera & Jacque Romero
<![CDATA[Allison Rivera and Jacque Romero Mr. and Mrs. James T. Rivera of Lafayette are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Denice Rivera to Jacque Mitchell Romero. Jacque is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Romero of Lafayette. The couple will be united in marriage on June 8, 2013 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lafayette. The ceremony will be held at noon. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Dugas and Ms. Brenda Dugas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is also the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Robbins of Alexandria, Louisiana and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Golden of DeQueen, Arkansas. She is a 2007 graduate of Lafayette High School and a 2011 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She is employed with the Lafayette Parish School System. The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley M. Romero of Lafayette, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Barbier of Crowley, Louisiana. He is a 2006 graduate of Lafayette High School and a 2011 graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is currently employed with Raising Canes as an Assistant Manager and plans on pursuing his Master's Degree in Education this coming fall. Following the wedding, the couple will reside in Lafayette, LA.
Sat May 04, 2013
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Record cold in Southwest Louisiana
Lake Charles officially dropped to 42 which is now the coldest morning ever on record for the month of May.