Monthly Archives: February 2014

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APD and PPD Search for Missing Teens

Areon Nash, 15 years old, 5' 5", 130 lbs.

Alexandria and Pineville Police are each looking for missing teens.  They emphasize no foul play is suspected, and these cases are not connected.
Sherman Jenkins, 16 years old, 5′ 7″, 215 lbs.
Areon Nash, 15 years old, 5′ 5″, 130 lbs.
Alexandria police are searching for two missing juveniles.
They’re 16-year-old Sherman Jenkins and 15-year-old Areon Nash.
Jenkins is 5 [...]

NARC Employee Arrested for Rape of a Client

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A man who worked at the Natchitoches Association of Retarded Citizens Center (NARC) is arrested for rape of a client.
Glenn Redman worked as a bus driver for the center.  Natchitoches police say an employee suspected a problem and followed Redman when he took the client to his home.
Redman is accused of aggravated rape, cruelty to [...]

Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Rebate Often Goes Unclaimed

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State taxes are due in May.  Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon wants to remind you to claim a rebate in regards to the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, an option that expires at the end of this year.

65 percent of those funds were unclaimed at the end of last year.
KLAX ABC 31 News 2/27/14

High School Open Enrollment Deadline is Tomorrow

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Tomorrow is the deadline for high school open enrollment in Rapides Parish.  Supervisor Billy Albritton wants potential open-enrollees to keep in mind that applicants and parents must reside in the parish.
KLAX ABC 31 News 2/27/14

Boil Advisory for Oak Grove

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2/28/14 – ***UPDATE***  The boil order for the Oak Grove community in Natchitoches water works district one has been lifted.  It was imposed after a drop in pressure caused by repairs.
KLAX ABC 31 News 2/28/14
A boil advisory has been issued for customers in the Oak Grove area of the Natchitoches Water Works Number One system.  [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested in Shooting Case

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The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Colfax Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred in Colfax on February 22.  Tom Jenkins, 47 years old, of Alexandria, has been arrested for Attempted Second Degree Murder and Contempt of Court.
The victim, Kenneth Hardy, was transported to a hospital and has since been released.
Jenkins is in [...]

7th Annual Community-Wide Youth Job Fair

[ April 15, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. April 22, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] 7th Annual Community-Wide Youth Job Fair PRESENTED BY:
The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Rapides Business and Career Solutions Center/Louisiana Workforce Commission, The Learning Center for Rapides Parish, the City of Alexandria, and the City of Pineville
Ages:  16 – 25
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Alexandria Riverfront Center
Free! Job Seekers’ Workshop
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Support the Food Bank through the Feinstein Challenge

[ March 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] During the months of March and April, philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein will match a portion of donations to hunger relief agencies across the nation, including the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.  Last year the Food Bank received $2,212 from the Feinstein Challenge.

Donations received during March and April are critical to this fundraising effort because the [...]

Glenmora Friends of the Library Bake and Book Sale

[ March 10, 2014 to March 15, 2014. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The Glenmora Friends of the Library will host a Bake and Book Sale at the Glenmora Rapides Parish Library. The event dates and times are as follows: March 10, 12, & 14, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. March 11, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. March 13, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. March 15, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The sale will be [...]

“The Way We Worked” at Haas Auditorium in Bunkie

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[ February 27, 2014; ] Dr. Donald Yates, Ph.D. LSUA
Smithsonian Museum on Main Street
“The Way We Worked”
Thursday February 27, 2014
6:00 pm at HAAS AUDITORIUM, 208 PERSHING HWY, Bunkie, La
Dr. Donald Yates, Ph.D. is currently an assistant professor of Business at LSU-Alexandria.  His presentation is; Watson: The Cloud on the Horizon No Bigger Than a Man’s Hand”.  Sub Title: The coming [...]

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