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Crazy Ants

crazy ants. courtesy CNN

crazy ants_courtesy CNN
Colonies of tiny terrors are invading the U.S. They’re called crazy ants, and they’re on the move eating up just about everything in their path.
Crazy ants!  Sounds like a children’s toy, or your mother’s eccentric sisters, but these things are a lot less fun.
Tawny crazy ants are native to South America; they’re invasive [...]

The Future of Huey Long Hospital

The future of Huey Long Hospital, the public facility for the uninsured in our area, is now a deal in the making. The state plans to shut down the facility in Pineville.
It’s the oldest of its kind in the state. They plan to move operations to the former England Air Base Hospital at the [...]

Louisiana Guard Soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Spc. Christopher R. Drake
PINEVILLE, La. – The U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of a Louisiana National Guard Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Christopher R. Drake, 20, of Tickfaw, La., died May 26 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned [...]

Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

James  Morgan III

Press Release
James Morgan III
May 27, 2013 – On 05-25-2013 Alexandria Police arrested James Morgan III, 42 of Alexandria and charged him with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
On 05-25-2013, APD officers were dispatched to Huey P Long Hospital to investigate a reported stabbing. Upon officer’s arrival, they found a 17 year old male victim who reported he [...]

LSUA Announces Largest Individual Gift for an Endowed Scholarship

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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 [...]