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Teachers Attend “Whole Brain” Conference at LC

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About a thousand participants are on the campus of Louisiana College using their whole brain.
The Whole Brain Teaching Conference has attracted teachers from Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas and from across the state. Teachers are learning Whole Brain teaching as one method for helping with student discipline.

The developers of Whole Brain teaching have given seminars in the [...]

2 Arrested in Still-Smoking Meth Lab

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Charles Gross (left) and Ethan Redd (right)
Grant Deputies say they encountered a still-smoking meth lab as they were trying to serve a routine civil citation. Charles Gross and Ethan Redd were arrested both for operation of a lab, conspiracy, reckless handling of hazardous materials and drug paraphernalia.
Deputies say they found the lab on Friday.
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Street Closures For Hall Of Fame Induction Festivities June 20

NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Foundation will hold a special fundraising event, Folse, Fun and Fireworks, on Friday, June 20, 2014 as part of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities. The event will be held at The Landing Restaurant and will include a five-course meal, silent auction and fireworks [...]

Road Closure: Carlock Road in Hineston

Carlock Road in Hineston will be closed today until further notice to replace culverts under the road. For questions, contact James Cutts at 452-7159.

Judge Randow to Run for 9th District Despite Age Restriction

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Chief Judge Harry Randow of the 9th Judicial District says he will qualify to run in November 4th election despite a 70-year-old cap on age.
Randow notes there will be a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot, which lifts that ban. That would then permit him to be elected and take office January 1st.
Several candidates [...]

Fort Polk Welcomes Vermont Nat’l Guard Soldiers

Fort Polk is welcoming soldiers from another state for some crucial training. Around 35 hundred soldiers from the Vermont Army National Guard are at Fort Polk conducting training.
The 86th IBCT Mountain is the only National Guard to conduct the rotation in 2014.

This is a report provided by the U.S. Army.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/16/14

LSUA To Offer New Course in Agriculture

A new course offering at LSU of Alexandria will team up with the Baton Rouge campus to provide a concentration in agriculture. This will be within the biology department and is especially good for students who want an Ag curriculum.

For more information, see the LSUA academic counselors.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/16/14

Duck Dynasty Family Member Announces Run for Congress

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A relative of the Duck Dynasty reality show clan is announcing his candidacy for the 5th district congressional seat this November. Zach Dasher is the nephew of Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson.
You may recall the Robertsons were behind Vance McAllister, who’s the incumbent, but McAllister has been in the midst of a domestic scandal.
Dasher is [...]

Man Dies After Crashing into Empty House

Leesville police respond to a fire yesterday involving a vehicle and a home. The driver of an SUV lost control and plowed into an empty home.
Police say the driver, whose name has not been released, was killed.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/16/14

Pedestrian Killed in LaSalle Parish

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A pedestrian is killed in LaSalle Parish over the weekend.
Troopers say 27-year-old James Henry Thompson III of Trout was in the eastbound lane of Highway 8 near Jena when a pick up truck hit him.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/16/14