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Walmart Shopper Knocked Unconcious and Robbed

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Pineville Police say a shopper at Wal-Mart was struck from behind and knocked unconscious yesterday while loading her merchandise. Police are searching for a man driving a silver Chevrolet Equinox, shown in this video surveillance picture.
The victim could not identify her assailant, but was able to call for help after she came to. She’s now [...]

Road Closure: Jackson St Between 6th and Foisy

Emergency Turnlane Closure at Jackson Street (LA 1208-3) and Foisy Street (between 6th Street & Foisy Street)
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that the City of Alexandria is initiating an EMREGENCY TURN LANE CLOSURE. The left turn lane on Jackson Street (LA 1208-3) turning left (west) onto Foisy Street between [...]

Sci-Port Museum Not Just for Kids

When you’re traveling around the state this summer, you might want to check in at Sci-Port. This elaborate science museum has interactive displays.
It’s near the banks of the Red River in Shreveport.

Sci-Port has traveling exhibits, which go to schools and special events throughout the state.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/14

Pineville Man Accused of Inappropriate Behavior with a Child

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A Pineville man is arrested for inappropriate behavior with a child. He’s 41-year-old Christopher McGrew.
Deputies say the complaint was forwarded to them Sunday from a local hospital.
He’s in jail under a quarter of a million dollar bond.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/14

Gilchrist Construction Hosting Job Fair

Gilchrist Construction is conducting a job fair tomorrow at the State Workforce Commission on Coliseum Boulevard. The company needs carpenters, equipment operators, CDL drivers, concrete finishers and skilled craft persons.
You can apply on-line at the company’s web site: www.gilchristconstruction.com.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/14

Cenla Chamber Asks: Help Save Fort Polk

The Army has released a 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) that assesses the impacts of a potential reduction of an additional 70,000 soldiers and associated reductions in Army civilians, down to an Active Component end-strength of 420,000 soldiers. According to the Department of the Army, these reductions are necessary to achieve the savings required by [...]

First Weeks Starts for Miss LA 2014

It’s the first week on the job for miss Louisiana 2014.
Lacey Sanchez of Baton Rouge won the crown after competing with 31 other young women all vying for scholarship money. Sanchez competed as Miss Lafayette.
She’s an LSU senior, where she competed on the track and field team.

She is spending part of her time getting ready [...]

Insurance Commissioner Aims to Educate Public on Hurricane Insurance

We’ve already watched the first hurricane of the season on the Atlantic side. But, State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says you need to know about hurricane insurance, even though the season is already underway.

There is much more information on his web site.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/7/14

Alexandria All-Stars Win State Championship

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Congratulations to the Alexandria All-Stars. These 6-year-old athletes won the state championship played in Shreveport yesterday. They went undefeated in the state tournament, plus they won their district title in Olla the previous weekend.
Their coaches are Buck Evans, Jamar Gailes, John Extine and Rose Townsend.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/7/14

Simmesport Violates State Law in Property Sale

The town of Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish receives a critical audit for a property sale. The state auditors say the town appears to have sold the property for less than the fair market value, which is a violation of state law and the constitution.
The auditors recommend the town develop a written policy to comply with [...]