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New Rapides Parish Proposed Taxes


Proposed taxes always have to be considered by the State Bond Commission first.
Here’s what’s on deck tomorrow from Rapides Parish:
The police jury is seeking approval for a renewal on the ballot to benefit renaissance home for youth, along with four fire districts and two road district taxes.
More information on the State Bond Commission is available [...]

CLECO Warns of Fraud

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CLECO is warning against a scam that encourages customers to pay bills through a third party.  CLECO says these calls are fraudulent, and customers should not give out any payment or personal information.
For more information on this scam, visit CLECO’s website.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/17/13

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest


Vernon Deputies say a traffic stop leads to the arrest of a man for drugs and resisting arrest.  Deputies say Steven Holcomb of Anacoco was noticeably under the influence of narcotics when he was stopped.  They say he also hit an officer during the arrest.
He now faces two driving offenses, four drug crimes and three [...]

State Troopers Help Install Child Seats

Booster seats save lives. That’s the message from state troopers.
This morning experts showed parents the proper way to install and strap a child in a seat.  Troopers say it’s important for the booster seat to be used properly.

Some booster seats were given away.
It’s illegal to allow a toddler to ride in a car without the [...]

Road Closure: Powell Lane in Ball

Road Work

Road:  Powell Lane in Ball, LA
Date:  Thursday, July 18, 2013
Time:  7am until further notice
Reason:  Changing out culvert
For more information, contact Ken Sterling at 318.452.1225

Road Closure: Hooper Road Bridge

Road:  Hooper Rd. Bridge between Q. Stockman Rd. and Old Beaubouef Rd.
Date:  Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Time:  Effective Immediately
Reason:  Bridge Closed
For more information, contact Dennis Woodward at 318.473.6603.

Road Closure: Lamourie Rd at Hwy 457

Road:  Lamourie Rd. on the Hwy. 457 end
Date:  Monday, July 15, 2013 (weather permitting)
Time:  7am until further notice
Reason:  Replacing bridge
For more information, contact Troy Langston at 318.452.0650.

Post-War Suburbs Celebration Tomorrow

A special event is being held tomorrow in the areas around Kimball, Madonna, and Elliott Streets in Alexandria.
The Post-War Suburbs Celebration is being presented by the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission.  This area has homes that have retained the style and architecture of the post-war years.  And this has become the first of the city’s mid-century [...]

LifeShare Needs Blood

LifeShare is dealing with a blood shortage, and donations are needed.
A few procedures have required a lot of blood, and LifeShare hopes to build up their supplies during this critical time.

To find blood drives near you, visit
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/12/13

Drug Dealer Arrested in Marksville


Avoyelles Deputies say they’ve shut down a drug dealer in Marksville.  Deputies arrested 30-year-old Troy Dominick and seized drugs, cash and a firearm all late last night.  He’s charged with distribution, resisting arrest, a firearm offense, cruelty to juveniles and obstruction of justice.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/12/13