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Senior Citizens Enjoy Carnival Today

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Senior citizens at Our Lady’s Manor in Alexandria enjoy a carnival today. They’re actually celebrating a day in their honor, but health care and community groups provide booths with information, health screenings and even games.
The group also heard from an area pastor on how they have contributed to the junior citizens of Central Louisiana.
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City of Alexandria Issues Boil Advisory

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Alexandria, Louisiana—A water main blowout today on Brenda Street has resulted in the need for a boil water advisory a part of the Martin Park Subdivision, according to Utility Director Michael Marcotte.
Because of this incident, the water in the affected area may have been compromised. Therefore, as a precaution, the Alexandria Water Department is issuing [...]

Lane Closure: Texas Avenue, Northbound

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014 construction work will require the closure of the northbound lane of Texas Avenue at the Intersection of Texas Avenue and Jackson Street (adjacent to Budget Car and Truck Rental). The work [...]

Obstruction of Justice Arrest Made in Homicide Case

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Another arrest is made in the murder of a Rosepine man who went missing in March.
Robert Worth of Leesville is charged with obstruction of justice in the disappearance and slaying of James Stephens.  Sheriff Sam Craft says Worth withheld crucial information about Stephens’ disappearance.
Worth is being held in the Vernon Parish Jail.
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Motorcyclist Killed by Suspected Impaired Driver

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State police say an Allen Parish motorcyclist was killed last night by a suspected impaired driver in Jeff Davis Parish. He’s 54-year-old Brian Hackenbruch of Kinder.
Troopers say Clayton Jack Junior of Ville Platte crashed head-on into Hackenbruch on Highway 383 near Iowa.
The accident is under investigation and no charges have been filed yet.
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Lecompte Man Arrested for Delinquency of 2 Young Girls

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A 21-year-old Lecompte man is arrested for contributing to the delinquency of 2 young girls who reportedly ran away from home. Jarrious Deloach is also accused of violating parole.
The girls and Deloach were located on Wednesday and they have been turned over to juvenile justice authorities.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/28/14

Crest Industries to Buy Precision Cutting Specialties in Eunice

Pineville-based Crest Industries is buying Precision Cutting Specialties in Eunice. Crest CEO Kenneth Robison says his company will invest 5 million dollars to expand the company in Eunice and create 20 new jobs.
Crest serves electric utilities, forestry and energy.
Visit their website to learn more.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/28/14

Get It Growing: Porterweed Can Enhance Landscape

Porterweed is a summer plant that is not too well known. But as Horticulturist Dan Gill explains on this edition of Get It Growing, porterweed can enhance your landscape in multiple ways.

For more information on other lawn and garden topics, contact your parish’s LSU AgCenter Extension Service Office or visit their website at LSUAgCenter.com.
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NSU Says Farewell to Longest Serving President

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NSU is saying farewell to the longest serving president in the school’s history. Randy Webb has served since 1996. The hosts are collecting well wishes for a memory book for Brenda and Doctor Webb. He announced his retirement earlier this year.
And, the search for his successor is already underway. There is now a short list [...]

Soldier’s Lawyer Asking for Bond to Be Significantly Reduced

A request to reduce the bond on a Fort Polk soldier shot by an Alexandria policeman could be heard as early as the week of September 8th. The lawyer for Mitchel Ryan Bethin is asking that his 100 thousand dollar bond be significantly reduced. The case is assigned to Judge John Davidson.
The officer says Bethin [...]