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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

Ribbon Cutting Held for University Academy

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A ribbon cutting is held this morning for the new University Academy at LSUA.
This is a public private partnership between the university and a school that had been having financial problems. It will serve as a laboratory school for the education majors at LSUA.
And, the students at the University Academy will be able to earn [...]

McAllister Travels State to Discuss Border Crisis

Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister is stumping the state to talk about the border crisis with unaccompanied children.
He’s also running for re-election. He’s one of seven who have announced they’re running. McAllister is running despite a scandal, which caused some people to call for his resignation.

Qualifying for the November 4th elections is later this month.
KLAX [...]

Children Attend Nat’l Night Out Before School Starts

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Before kids head back to school next week, a National Night Out is being held. The police station on Bolton Avenue became a fun place for them with food and drinks, as well as activities and a chance to win prizes.
The National Night Out was also a chance for kids to get to know their [...]

Holloway Grills CLECO, AT&T in Baton Rouge Today

Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway spends an angry day in Baton Rouge, first over CLECO and then over AT&T.
He grilled CLECO executives over rumors the Pineville based utility is being sold. He says commissioners were never notified about an impending sale.
Then, he took AT&T to task for an uptick in landline repairs. Holloway wants the [...]

Public Invited to Recreation Summit

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Alexandria residents are invited to a 3-day recreation summit that starts tomorrow morning at the performing arts center downtown. The event is for planning how the newly approved recreation tax will be used.

The meetings are free, open to the public, and there will be interactive activities between residents and the city officials.
KLAX ABC 31 News [...]

Ball Woman Arrested for Selling Powder as Meth

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Grant Parish deputies arrest a woman from Ball for passing off a type of powder as meth. Deputies say Ashley Howard was found sleeping in a storage building and had items routinely used for narcotics.
She’s charged with creating a counterfeit dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/5/14

Nat’l Sales Trainer in Town Today to Help Local Business People

National sales trainer Jack Daly is in Alexandria to help local business people learn how to match what they sell to the territory. He speaks about winning new customers, keeping the old ones and standing out from the competition.

His presentation today was sponsored by Business Acceleration System.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/5/14

Ribbon Cutting Held Today for New Child Development Center

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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Red Coats are out early this morning for the Heavenly Care Child Development Center. The center is described as a faith-based facility to offer a transition for children to elementary school.
It’s located on Autumn Orchard Loop, off Old Boyce Highway.
The owner is Latonya Brown and she says Heavenly Care [...]