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Funeral information for GPSO Deputy Edward Chelette
Updated: Jun. 8, 2020 at 10:37 PM CDT
Funeral details have been released for Grant Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Chelette.
Funeral information released for Charles Draughn
Updated: Jun. 8, 2020 at 8:21 PM CDT
Funeral details have been released for a beloved member of the Vernon Parish community.
Central Louisiana Regional Port releases statement on the passing of Blake Cooper
Updated: Jun. 1, 2020 at 2:28 PM CDT
The Central Louisiana Regional Port has released a statement on the passing of Blake Cooper.
Cedric Lowrey, first RRMC Medical Director, remembered
Updated: May. 22, 2020 at 10:28 AM CDT
Cedric Warren Lowrey, M.D., served as the inaugural medical director of what was known in 1990 as Rapides General Hospital.
Former LSU band director Frank Wickes dies in Florida, newspaper reports
Updated: Apr. 27, 2020 at 3:15 PM CDT
Former LSU band director Frank Wickes has died, according to a report from The Advocate newspaper.
Louisiana Department of Health announces the passing of Dr. Raoult Ratard, State Epidemiologist
Updated: Apr. 14, 2020 at 1:01 PM CDT
Ratard devoted 43 years of his life to public health and spent over 26 of those years with the Office of Public Health.
Drive-by memorial Friday to honor life, legacy of Dr. Ray Authement
Updated: Apr. 7, 2020 at 3:53 PM CDT
The public is invited to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Ray P. Authement at a drive-by memorial Friday
Dr. Ray P. Authement, UL Lafayette president for 34 years, dies
Updated: Apr. 6, 2020 at 8:51 AM CDT
Dr. Ray P. Authement, who led the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as its president for three decades, died Sunday, April 5. He was 91.
Jean Lively, former Rapides Regional CNO, passes at 88
Updated: Mar. 16, 2020 at 2:51 PM CDT
Longtime Rapides Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Jean Lively passed away on March 13.
Local dermatologist passes away
Updated: Feb. 17, 2020 at 9:06 AM CST
The owner of Red River Dermatology, Dr. Elizabeth Pratt Berry Long, passed away Friday.
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Broadcast legend Bob Griffin passes away at 85
Updated: Feb. 4, 2020 at 8:44 AM CST
The Shreveport community has lost a broadcast legend.
Decorated Louisiana veteran Willie Belton dies
Updated: Jan. 13, 2020 at 2:01 PM CST
Willie Belton was awarded the Louisiana Medal of Honor
Herman Walters, former RPSO Assistant Chief dies at 73
Updated: Nov. 19, 2019 at 3:07 PM CST
Herman Walters was a lifelong resident of Central Louisiana and a graduate of Oak Hill High School.
Famed Louisiana author Ernest Gaines dies
Updated: Nov. 5, 2019 at 3:29 PM CST
Louisiana author, Ernest J. Gaines, has passed away at the age of 86.
Funeral services set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings
Updated: Oct. 18, 2019 at 12:29 PM CDT
A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades.
Former Rapides assistant DA, Camille J. Giordano, Sr., passes away
Updated: Oct. 2, 2019 at 12:18 PM CDT
Camille J. Giordano, Sr., 72, of Alexandria, passed away on October 1.
Former La. senator killed in Livingston Parish crash
Updated: Sep. 30, 2019 at 11:34 AM CDT
Former Sen. Heulette "Clo" Fontenot Jr., 58, was killed in a crash in Livingston Parish Sunday.
Neil Kavanagh, former mayor of the Town of Ball, passes away
Updated: Sep. 20, 2019 at 10:17 AM CDT
Former Ball Mayor Neil Kavanagh has passed away.
Funeral arrangements announced for former Gov. Kathleen Blanco
Updated: Aug. 19, 2019 at 12:32 PM CDT
Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco will lie in state on Thursday, August 22, in the State Capitol Rotunda.
Remembering Nancy Parker: Devoted journalist, wife and mother
Updated: Aug. 16, 2019 at 9:45 PM CDT
Nancy Parker was a storyteller, friend, wife and mother.
NSU alumnus Ted Jones, veteran attorney and lobbyist, dies at age 85
Updated: Aug. 12, 2019 at 7:51 PM CDT
Baton Rouge attorney and lobbyist Theodore L. Jones died Sunday at his home in Baton Rouge. He was 85.
Local retired priest passes away at 93
Updated: Aug. 12, 2019 at 10:52 AM CDT
The Catholic Diocese of Alexandria has announced that Father August Thompson, a local retired priest, died Sunday.
Local WWII veteran passes away at age 97
Updated: Aug. 8, 2019 at 2:08 PM CDT
Al Wilson, a local World War II veteran who fought in the South Pacific, including Iwo Jima, passed away Wednesday at the age of 97.
Village People co-founder, songwriter Henri Belolo, dies
Updated: Aug. 7, 2019 at 8:06 PM CDT
Henri Belolo, who co-founded Village People and co-wrote their classic hits "YMCA," ''Macho Man" and "In the Navy," has died. He was 82.
Saoirse Kennedy Hill, granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, passes away
Updated: Aug. 2, 2019 at 2:45 PM CDT
Authorities say they'll rely on the results of toxicology reports to determine how a granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy died.
Cynthia Sutton, former president, CEO of Cane River National Heritage Area, passes away
Updated: Jul. 24, 2019 at 8:26 PM CDT
Cynthia Sutton, the former president and CEO of Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc., has passed away. She was 68.
Actor Rutger Hauer, of 'Blade Runner' fame, has died at 75
Updated: Jul. 24, 2019 at 2:26 PM CDT
Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in "Blade Runner" opposite Harrison Ford, has died.
Local rodeo star dies during Leesville rodeo
Updated: Jul. 23, 2019 at 12:44 PM CDT
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A rising star in the local rodeo scene was killed over the weekend during a rodeo in Leesville, according to KADN.
Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dies at 95
Updated: Jul. 22, 2019 at 7:28 PM CDT
Chris Kraft, the founder of NASA's mission control, has passed away at the age of 95.
Edith Jones, who integrated southern medical schools, dies
Updated: Jul. 18, 2019 at 12:18 PM CDT
Jones taught and practiced medicine until her retirement in 2013.
Louisiana memorial rescheduled for John Walton due to weather
Updated: Jul. 5, 2019 at 12:32 PM CDT
Walton was part of the Walton and Johnson radio show that airs on KZMZ 96.9 in Alexandria.
UL Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Coach Tony Robichaux dies at 57
Updated: Jul. 3, 2019 at 1:40 PM CDT
Tony Robichaux, the head baseball coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has died at the age of 57.
Former Senate President, longtime Bunkie doctor, dies at 85
Updated: Jun. 19, 2019 at 11:22 AM CDT
Dr. Don Hines, former State Senator and former Senate President, has died at the age of 85.
Former Pineville City Councilman passes away at 72
Updated: Jun. 18, 2019 at 5:11 PM CDT
Former Pineville City Councilman Roy Malone Jr. passed away on Saturday.
Local Assistant District Attorney passes away
Updated: May. 9, 2019 at 10:38 AM CDT
Gremillion died Wednesday at Rapides Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements for Perry Carlton Barlow of Alexandria
Updated: May. 2, 2019 at 3:17 PM CDT
Barlow is a retired US Air Force Master Sergent, served under Rapides Parish Sheriff William Earl Hilton and Sheriff Grady Kelly.
NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies
Updated: Apr. 18, 2019 at 2:31 PM CDT
NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died.
Funeral arrangements released for Bishop Emeritus Ronald P. Herzog
Updated: Apr. 17, 2019 at 6:08 PM CDT
Funeral arrangements have been released for Reverend Ronald Paul Herzog, Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Alexandria.
Bishop Emeritus Ronald P. Herzog dies at 77
Updated: Apr. 12, 2019 at 4:18 PM CDT
Bishop Emeritus Ronald P. Herzog passed away on Friday at the age of 77 after a brief illness.
Former banker and Air Force Veteran Chester Nash, Sr. dies
Updated: Apr. 12, 2019 at 7:45 AM CDT
A beloved member of the Cenla community and Air Force Veteran has died.
Kay Radio & Electronics owner Glenroy Weishuhn passes away
Updated: Apr. 11, 2019 at 4:12 PM CDT
Glenroy Weishuhn, the owner of Kay Radio & Electronics, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 79 years old.
Leesville's 'Coach T' being laid to rest Sunday
Updated: Apr. 2, 2019 at 6:09 PM CDT
Visitation for William Thomas will be Saturday at Labby Memorial Funeral Home.
Louisiana’s ‘Troubador’ Jay Chevalier dies at 83
Updated: Apr. 1, 2019 at 5:28 PM CDT
Joe 'Jay' Chevalier passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Kenner. He was 83.
Dr. Cynthia Gillespie, former Vernon Parish Superintendent, dies at 69
Updated: Mar. 26, 2019 at 1:18 PM CDT
Dr. Gillespie was a native of Pennsylvania but had made Vernon Parish her home since 1978.
Louis Marshall, former Alexandria city councilman, dies at 70
Updated: Mar. 19, 2019 at 12:07 PM CDT
Louis Marshall was a two-term city councilman for District 1 who served from 2000 to 2008.
Norman Budd, former waterway commissioner, dies at 87
Updated: Mar. 8, 2019 at 2:31 PM CST
Norman James Budd departed this life on March 7, 2019.
Clark Gable III, grandson of acting great, dies in Dallas
Updated: Feb. 26, 2019 at 2:22 PM CST
Clark James Gable III, host of the reality TV show 'Cheaters' and grandson of late Academy Award-winning actor Clark Gable, has died in Texas.
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe has died at 92
Updated: Feb. 19, 2019 at 2:04 PM CST
The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a lengthy illness.
Former Rep. Dingell, US's longest-serving lawmaker, dies
Updated: Feb. 7, 2019 at 11:17 PM CST
Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, has died. He was 92.
Dr. Warren Dale Joubert funeral arrangements
Updated: Feb. 7, 2019 at 3:21 PM CST
Dr. Warren Dale Joubert, 63, was born on February 27, 1955, in Ville Platte, and passed away on February 5, 2019, in Alexandria.