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LSUA Announces Largest Individual Gift for an Endowed Scholarship

Vernon Check presentation

The LSU Alexandria Foundation announced today the receipt of its largest individual gift for the establishment of an endowed scholarship. The announcement was made at the Foundation’s quarterly board meeting.
Arnold Aubert Vernon, a resident of Oceanside, Calif., made a gift of more than $300,000 to LSUA with the intent of establishing the Arnold Aubert Vernon [...]

Suspicious Activity leads to Arrests


Press Release
39-year-old Victor Jackson Sermons of Boyce
52-year-old David Albert Andries. Jr. of Boyce
May 27, 2013 – On May 20, 2013 at approximately 2 a.m., a deputy on routine patrol in the Glenmora area observed a truck being pulled out of a wooded area on East River Rd. The truck was being pulled by a second vehicle [...]

AMoA to Participate in Blue Star Museums

 AMoA is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission
to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the
National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense
[ALEXANDRIA, LA  – Today Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, [...]

Jena Man Killed over Holiday Weekend

Fatal Crash

A Jena man is killed over the holiday weekend in Catahoula Parish. Troopers responded to the accident around 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
Troopers say 36-year-old Benjamin Doyle Hailey lost control of his utility-terrain vehicle on Parham Road near Highway 600. According to the press release, after loosing control, he drove off the road and started over [...]

Which yogurt is for you?


A lot of people claim yogurt is really good for you. But there are a lot of brands on the market, and many different kinds.
When it comes to yogurt, variety is key. Low-fat, high calcium, Greek, plain, flavored, even sprinkled yogurts are full of good things, like protein, and nutrients.
“They keep us full for a [...]

Get Fit for Summer

Memorial Day weekend unofficially kicks off of the summer season. That means short sleeves and bathing suits.
If you’re in rush to get into shape, there is good news. Holly Firfer talks with a trainer about how to get the most out of your workout.
Fitness client Jean Exum is working hard to get fit for summer. [...]

Hurricane Season Predictions

Hurricane Season

Forecasters say it’s going to be a busy hurricane season. That’s thanks to warmer-than average water temperatures.
Meteorologists say we can expect between seven and eleven hurricanes this year. As many as six hurricanes are expected to be major storms.

“The ability to have another Sandy in the same location a year later exists,” says Joseph Nimmich [...]

Woodpeckers in the Kisatchie

If you’re a bird lover, you know the story of the red cockaded woodpecker. The bird is on the endangered species list, and they live in the Kisatchie National Forest.
You might have seen and heard them in your own backyard. Bird watchers want to know more about them, including where they fly, what they eat, [...]

Complaint Leads to Meth Arrest in Pineville

Michael Wallace Proveaux
39-year old Michael Wallace Proveaux is charged with running a meth operation. Deputies arrested him Thursday.
Rapides Parish Detectives received information from the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office that Proveaux was manufacturing methamphetamine at his home, again. Detectives were familiar with Proveaux after arresting him in January for manufacturing meth.
Officers went to his home at [...]

Woman Arrested for a Stabbing in Vernon Parish

Kennedy Prether

Kennedy Prether
Police are calling it a case of domestic abuse. A man is stabbed and a woman is arrested in Vernon Parish.
18-year old Kennedy Prether of Rosepine is behind bars. Deputies were called to a home last night where they found Marvin Calcote stabbed in the chest – though he’s expected to be okay.
Prether is [...]