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Grand Jury Indicts Alexandria Man for Murder of Sheterica Brewer

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A grand jury indicts an Alexandria man for the murder of Sheterica Brewer.  He’s 23-year-old Brad Jeansonne.
Brewer was reported missing by her family and a couple days later police found her body. Her car was found burned in the Duhon Street area.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14
Related: Man Arrested for Murder of Alexandria Woman

RPSB Open Houses Begin This Week

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One of the first of many open houses at area public schools took place this afternoon at Acadian Elementary.
School opens on Tuesday and these open houses give students and parents a chance to meet new teachers for the coming school year. It’s also a good time for school officials to encourage parental involvement, describing what [...]

Local Baseball Team Headed to Little League World Series

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A group of local baseball players is headed to the Little League World Series. Team Louisiana from Pineville has learned hard work, practice, and teamwork gets you far.
ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Junior met up with the team for their final practice before heading to Lexington, South Carolina.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/6/14

Attempt to Remove Rapides School Board President Fails

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Those who attended a crowded Rapides Parish School Board meeting heard efforts to unseat President Janet Dixon. And many say it is a racial issue.
But, last night the meeting ended with a vote, which does not challenge Dixon’s leadership. Three board members voted to seek a legal opinion on whether they could change officers four [...]

Local Children Grow Their Own Organic Garden

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Children show off their organic garden to friends and family today. They have their very own garden club, a program attached to the Good Food Project. They meet weekly to learn to grow their very own vegetables.
The garden is part of the Pineville Youth Center on Highway 28 East.
Volunteers say it’s teaching these youngsters the [...]

Aggravated Battery Arrest Made from July 27th Fight

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On July 27th, 2014, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a report of battery stemming from an incident which occurred near the 500 block of Hooper Rd. Deville, LA.  The victim sustained serious injuries which required medical attention.
Detectives also responded to conduct their investigation.  Through their investigation, Detectives identified the suspect as [...]

Veteran Present at Iwo Jima Speaks to Civic Group Today

Whenever you see the iconic picture of U.S. soldiers raising the flag on Iwo Jima during World War Two, you might think of Al Wilson. Now in his 90s, he was there and remembers the famous scene on Mount Surabachi.

He spoke to a civic group in Pineville today.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/6/14

Local Man Arrested for Home Invastion, Armed Robbery

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On August 5th, 2014, deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery which occurred in the Kelly Land subdivision of Alexandria in the early morning hours.
The complainant stated that he had been awakened in the middle of the night to a black male holding a pistol in his face demanding money.  The suspect eventually [...]

2 Arrested For Stealing AC Units from Church

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On July 22nd, 2014, a complaint was received by the Lecompte Police Department in reference to criminal damage and theft that occurred at a local church in the Lecompte area.  Officers with Lecompte PD responded and discovered someone had taken 2, 5 ton air conditioner units.
Lecompte PD requested the assistance of Sheriff’s Office Detectives and [...]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting Held at Spa Nails

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Spa Nails celebrates its grand opening this afternoon. Their new location is 4202 Jackson Street.
The Chamber Red Coats did the honors for this business with a new look.
They provide all kinds of nail services, including the latest decorative applications for everyday and for special events.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/6/14