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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 [...]

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 [...]

Third Narcotics Arrest Since January Yields Marijuana

Marijuana Arrest

Troy Smith
On Thursday, Rapides deputies observed a vehicle parked in the roadway at Main and Lower Line Streets in Alexandria.
After deputies activated emergency lights, the vehicle moved forward, eventually stopping again.  When they approached the vehicle, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana.
The driver, 51-year-old Troy Smith of Alexandria has been arrested three prior times [...]

Lagniappe Theatre: Summer Camp Registration

Lagniappe Theatre Company
Summer Camps now open for registration
Lagniappe Theatre
PO Box 14015
Alexandria, Louisiana 71315
(318) 48-STAGE
JUNE 10th-14th, 9am-12pm
Get ready for your child to explore the endless world of their imagination as every day is filled with wonderful games of movement, acting, storytelling, and living in the land of make-believe.  A class so fun, it’s hard to get your child to [...]

LSUA Approved to Offer Additional Sports


LSU Alexandria will introduce five additional sports programs by the 2014-15 academic year, a move approved Wednesday by the LSU Board of Supervisors.
The additional sports will be funded through the student athletic fee, booster support, and other donor gifts. The expansion of LSU Alexandria’s athletics program and the increase in student athletic fees was approved [...]