Alexandria resident represents La. at 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics Louisiana selected one athlete from the Cenla Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. Overall, 56 athletes, 24 unified partners and 21 coaches from the entire state of Louisiana were chosen to attend.

Former “AMERICAN IDOL” finalist crowned new Miss Mississippi

Jasmine Murray, 22, was crowned Miss Mississippi 2014 at the Vicksburg Convention Center this past Saturday.

Piccadilly brings back summer literacy program

Piccadilly Restaurants is once again encouraging children to read with the second year of their Back to Books summer reading program.

Medical funds needed for Pineville girl's multi-organ transplant

A Louisiana non-profit organization is helping to raise funds for an eight year-old Pineville girl and her family to cover her medical expenses.

What to do for the Fourth? Here is what's happening!

Still stuck on plans for the Independence Day holiday?  Well, here's what's happening around the area and within a short driving distance.

Members of Northwestern State fishing team qualify for national championship

Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug.

Lopez, Urban, Connick and Seacrest return for “AMERICAN IDOL XIV”

Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. will return as judges and Ryan Seacrest will host American Idol for its 14th season.

Poverty Point inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voted to inscribe Poverty Point State Historic Site as a World Heritage Site yesterday at its annual meeting in Doha, Qatar. Poverty Point is only the 22nd World Heritage Site in the U.S.

Enjoy Little Big Town, Tyler Bryant, fireworks, food on Fourth at Fort Polk

Do you have plans for the Fourth of July?

“‘RED BAND SOCIETY’ Tour: Banding Together For Good” gives fans viewing of new dramedy, raise awareness for four charities

This summer, FOX hits the road with the “Red Band Society Tour: Banding Together For Good.” On the tour, fans in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta (additional cities to be announced soon) may