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James N Stephens

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information on the whereabouts of James N. Stephens.
Stephens is described as a 31 y/o, white male, red / auburn hair, blue eyes, 6’3 tall, weighing approximately 215 pounds.
Stephens was last seen in the area of Johnsonville on Highway 10 in Vernon Parish on Saturday, March 29, 2014 [...]

Rig Overturns

Rig Overturns

A big rig overturns early this morning on the Interstate at Airbase Road.
The driver, 23-year-old Corey Barron of Pineville, had minor injuries.
The northbound lane was quickly cleared, but there was a detour for a little while

Missing Juvenile

Gabrielle Dubroc

 
The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Juvenile.
Gabrielle Dubroc is a white female, 14 years of age with brown hair, brown eyes and is  5’ 2” tall.  Gabrielle was last seen on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 on the England Airpark.
If anyone has seen, or has any information [...]

Fire Destroys House in Alexandria

House Fire

A late morning fire destroys a house in the Garden District in Alexandria.
It broke out at the corner of Myrtle and Bush Street.
The flames quickly spread next door to a carriage house, behind 1407 Bush Avenue.  Dark black smoke could be seen throughout the Alexandria Garden District as firefighters brought the blaze under control.  Fortunately, [...]

CALL TO ARTISTS FOR AMoA’s SEPTEMBER COMPETITION

The 27th September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual, juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, 50 artworks selected by the 2014 juror, New Orleans-based artist James Michalopoulos, will be featured in a [...]

Federal Jury in Alexandria convicts Turkish National

Erdinc Coskun

After deliberating for just eight minutes, a Federal jury in Alexandria convicts a Turkish National of resisting deportation.
43 year-old Erdic Coskun will be sentenced on August 1, 2014.
Coskun faces up to eight years in prison.
 
 

Wal-mart Community Stores Planned for Alex and Pineville

Presentations are made today about proposed Wal-mart Community Stores in Alexandria and Pineville.
These are smaller grocery stores, which serve a defined community.
One is proposed for Belleau Wood and Jackson Street in Alexandria, the other for Highway 28 East in Pineville.
There is opposition to the one in Alexandria, which will be competing with four other groceries [...]

Small Town Speed Trap?

Speed Trap

One St. Landry Parish town notorious for its enforcement of traffic violations could soon see changes thanks in part to two bills targeting “speed traps.”
Both bills are now pending in the State House of Representatives.
If you’ve ever driven through St. Landry Parish, you’re probably well aware that once you get to Washington, you better be [...]

Distracted Driving

Alexandria police warn motorists they’re stepping up enforcement of distracted driving incidents.
It’s illegal to write or read a text message and read and post to social media while driving.

Cabrini Opens Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Pediatric Clinic

Families in Central Louisiana who had formerly received healthcare at Huey P. Long Medical Center can now bring their children to the Pediatric Specialty Clinic at the Incarnate Word Community Clinic.
The new clinic, staffed by Erin LaCaze, APRN, FNP, opens April 24 at the 3351 Masonic Drive location. LaCaze has advanced training in caring for [...]