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Welcome Week Continues at LSUA with Global Village Day

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Welcome week continues at LSUA and today is Global Village Day. Students, faculty and staff are welcoming the many international students who have chosen to study at LSUA.
Faculty members say these students are doing more than absorbing American culture. They also teach their colleagues about their home countries.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/27/14

TREE House Museum to Hold Parents’ Night Out

A Parents’ Night Out is set for next month at the TREE House Children’s Museum.

The TREE House is located in downtown Alexandria on Third Street. Call them at 318-619-9394 or visit their website at http://www.kidtreehouse.org/ for more information.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/14

Coaches, Players Honored at Rotary Club

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Coaches and their star football players are honored today at the Alexandria Rotary Club.
It’s a long-standing tradition as school gets underway. The coaches get to talk about the upcoming season, their strategy for winning, and to introduce their standouts.
Almost all area high schools are represented, as well as Louisiana College and the University Academy at [...]

More Than 17k Letters of Support Sent for Fort Polk

It’s estimated Central Louisiana residents sent in at least 17 thousand letters of support for Fort Polk. However, Chamber President Deborah Randolph says there are probably thousands yet to be counted or included in the final tally.
The Army post is fighting to keep from losing around 65 hundred soldiers.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/14

Student Dies After School Fight at Natchitoches Central

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Johnquaries Smith, 18, dies after school fight at Natchitoches Central.
One student has died, another will be charged with manslaughter after a school fight at Natchitoches Central.
18-year-old Johnquaries Smith, an outside linebacker for the school football team was in critical condition on life support at University Medical in Shreveport and passed away about 11:30 this morning. [...]

Man Arrested After Being Shot as Intruder

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Vernon deputies arrest a Leesville man who was shot August 9th by a homeowner, who says the man threatened him and his family. Jesse Lee Fernandez was shot four times and was arrested after his release from the hospital.
Deputies say Fernandez is charged with home invasion, criminal trespassing, criminal damage to property, and criminal mischief.
KLAX [...]

Local Realtor Appointed to Real Estate Commission

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A local realtor is named by Governor Bobby Jindal to the state Real Estate Commission.
The 14-member board is appointed according to Supreme Court and congressional districts.
The Commission is headquartered in Baton Rouge.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/14

Waterway Officials Search for Ways to Kill Harmful Weeds

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Few weeds bother area conservationists like the giant salvinia. They can literally choke the life out of a waterway.
For that reason, officials with the Red River Waterway Commission are always looking for ways to kill the plant without harming other vegetation and in an economical manner. And, thanks to researchers at Stephen F. Austin State [...]

Mentalist of the Year Raises Money for St. Mary’s

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A sold out crowd sees a mentalist whose performance benefits Saint Mary’s Residential Training School.
David Magee is the 2013 Mentalist of the Year and a winner of the Merlin Award. He can look into what you’re thinking and have fun while amazing the audience.
But the amazement for many is the money they’re raising for Saint [...]

City Judge Candidate Promises to Post 10 Commandments in Courtroom

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One of the candidates for Pineville City Judge hosts a news conference today about the 10 Commandments.
Lauren Saucier invited area ministers to her announcement. She says if elected she will post the 10 Commandments in her courtroom. Her supporters say this is important to the ministers.
Also running are Todd Farrar, Gary Hays and Fred Pharis.
KLAX [...]