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Texas Man Dies in Crash

A single-vehicle crash in Vernon Parish kills a man from Spring, Texas.
Troopers say 57-year-old Kenneth Carruth lost control of his SUV and hit a sign and trees. It happened on Highway 8 about 12:50 pm yesterday.
The victim was not wearing a seat belt.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/23/14

Central LA to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is also a time to remember our veterans who have passed. Here’s a list of events in our area.
The National Cemetery Program in Pineville is a program of music, readings and an address by marine veteran and state representative Chris Hazel. That’s happening Monday at 9:45.
Also Monday, a traditional ceremony honoring the [...]

Northwestern State announces summer theatre schedule

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern Summer Dinner Theatre will present “Nunsense” June 11-14 and 18-21 and the murder mystery “A Prom to Die For” July 30 – Aug. 2 and Aug. 6 – 9 on the stage of the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. For [...]

Street Repairs Scheduled for May 28 – 31 in Natchitoches

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will begin roadwork at the intersection of Texas Street and Second Street and on a section of Jefferson Street next week beginning May 28, 2014.
The intersection of Second Street and Texas Street will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. and will remain closed until the [...]

Northwestern State to close for Memorial Day

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, May 26 for the Memorial Day holiday. Watson Library and the Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center will be closed Monday. The university will reopen Tuesday, May 27.

Bridge Closure: Church St. Bridge in Natchitoches

Natchitoches Parish, LA 1-X
Milepost 2.75, Bridge # 053-04-1463-1
Control section 053-04
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge number 053-04-1463-1, Church Street Bridge, will be closed for inspection from 9:00 AM on June 2, 2014 until 3:00 PM on June 2, 2014. This Structure is on LA 1-X (Business) or Church [...]

Brig. Gen. Hickman Delivers Speech at Fort Polk Memorial Ceremony

Speech by Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman, Commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk:
“The cost of freedom is not borne equally by all Americans
It never has been – and it never will be. There will always be some Americans that stand up and take the lead in defending our freedom. And there [...]

Police Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

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A man is dead and police make an arrest in a shooting on Monroe Street.
It happened yesterday afternoon in the parking lot of the save more convenience store in the 29 hundred block of Monroe.
Police say the victim is 25-year-old Denardo Boyd of Alexandria.
Police arrested 18-year-old Jarvis Jackson of Alexandria. He was taken in custody [...]

Clyde Holloway Hospitalized from Stroke

Area Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway is hospitalized with what’s described as a mild stroke.
An assistant says his tests are good, and his doctors expect a full recovery. They say he should be out of the hospital within a day.
The 70-year-old is a former congressman from Forest Hill. He recently ran for the 5th district [...]

School Board Rejects Charter School Application

The Rapides Parish School Board rejects a school application filed by Louisiana Charter Foundation. The corporation is applying for type-one charter schools throughout the state, including Alexandria.
The parish superintendent recommended against the application, saying the group seemed unfamiliar with the Rapides School System. The board vote was unanimous.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/21/14