Day 1 of preseason practice in the books for LSU

LSU held its first day of pre-season workouts Monday as the Tigers went through a pair of split-squad practices here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

Students concerned about scope of LSU's smoke free policy

When students return to LSU this fall, they will notice something missing: smokers.

Wright announces candidacy for Alexandria Mayor

Nicholas R. P. Wright, announces his candidacy for Mayor of Alexandria. In an official statement, he writes:

New LA residents wait 6 months for recreational hunting, fishing licenses effective Aug 1

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

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.