Monthly Archives: April 2013

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An Altercation leads to a stabbing on Schnack Street

Tiffany Thompson

Press Release – On Friday, April 19th Alexandria Police arrested Tiffany Thompson, 25 of Alexandria and charged her with Aggravated Second Degree Battery.
At 8:46 P.M., APD officers were dispatched to the 1600 Block of Schnack Street in reference to a stabbing. When officers arrived, a B/F victim was being treated by medical personal for multiple [...]

Large Fight on Lee Street Leads to Stabbing


Press Release
On Sunday April 21st. 2013, at approximately 2:06 A.M., APD officers were called to the 2000 Block of Lee Street in reference to a large fight in front of Club 318. Upon officer’s arrival, the investigation found that a 31 year old male victim had been stabbed.
APD Detectives and Crime Scene were called out [...]

Alexandria Woman Charged with Attempted Murder

Cherrieyl Owens

Cherrieyl Owens
Press Release
On Monday, April 22th, 2013, Alexandria Police Arrested Cherrieyl Owens, 35 of Alexandria and charged her with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Possession of CDS Sch II Narcotics  and Contempt of Court via warrant from RPSO.
At 10:45 P.M., APD officers were dispatched to the 3700 Block of Winston Street in reference to a man [...]

Georgetown Man Charged with Terrorism


Thomas L Green, Jr.
Last Thursday, Grant Parish deputies arrested a man for placing a suspicious device on the side of a street in Georgetown. He is 52-year-old Thomas Green, Jr.  of Georgetown is now charged with terrorism.
Georgetown deputies were notified of a suspicious object that appeared to be a pressure cooker on the side of [...]

Fighting Alzheimer’s with a Milkshake?


Doctors are now prescribing a milkshake to some patients suffering from Alzheimer’s.  How does the drink work, and why some say it might be too good to be true.
Draw some water, pour in the powder, stir, and voila. That’s all it takes to make this milkshake neurologist Dr. Gerald Calegan is prescribing to some of [...]

F.P. General Sends Thank-You Letter for Show of Support

Gen. William Hickman

Following is a thank-you letter from Brigadier General William Hickman, the commanding general of Fort Polk, for the show of support for the U.S. Army base.
Brig. William B. Hickman Commanding general, JRTC and Fort Polk
To our elected officials and community members:
I want to thank you all for participating in the April 15 community listening session [...]

Margaret Plauche Memorial Golf Tournament

[ June 8, 2013; 9:00 am; ]  

Marksville, LA -The Avoyelles Rotary Club is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Margaret Plauche Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Tamahka Trails Golf Club at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville. The entry fee is [...]

History major recognized for her work


Anna Heaven Smith, a senior history major at LSU Alexandria, earned 2nd place in the undergraduate division of the W. Darrell Overdyke Student Awards Competition in North Louisiana History for 2013. Her paper, “Bonnie and Clyde: A Personal and Criminal History,” was written in the fall semester for History 4901 Independent Study research class directed [...]

NSU: ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the 25th summer session of the ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars June 9-29. ADVANCE is the only residential program for gifted youth in the state of Louisiana that is affiliated with Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (TIP).
ADVANCE is a three-week residential program that offers a demanding and exciting [...]

Bunkie Teen Charged with Rape of a Juvenile


Avoyelles deputies arrested 18-year-old Jared Ducote Thursday. They say he’s also accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Investigators say they believe the incident happened at a weekend party in the 200 block of Sewell Street, and they believe alcohol was involved.
According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Jared Ducote was arrested on an [...]