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VOA Provides Supplies to Homeless

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Volunteers of America reach out to the homeless on selected Thursdays through September. These are called Helping to Overcome Homelessness.
Instant, on-site services are provided to help people without a home or who anticipate being homeless very soon. Free health, clothing and food items are provided according to the needs of the people who attend the [...]

YWCA Opens Turner Street Branch

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The YWCA shows off its new branch on Turner Street this morning. This is the old YMCA, which became so tied up in financial problems it had to close. The YWCA picked up the ball and started it rolling again.
The group has done some renovations and is hoping to expand services. That includes their popular [...]

New Play Features Local Actors

A new play is opening at the Hearn Stage in downtown Alexandria. It’s about a small Georgia town and features local actors.

The production continues tomorrow and Saturday night at 7:30 with a Sunday matinee. The schedule is repeated again starting next week on Thursday night.
Related: City Park Players to Present “Second Samuel”
KLAX ABC 31 News [...]

Seminar Informs on 3D Printing, Social Media, E-Commerce

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An e-commerce seminar is hosted in Mansura to offer cutting edge ideas for computer sales. It’s offered by the LSU Ag Center through the Connect My Louisiana Initiative. They’re providing information on 3D printing, building on-line businesses and social media.
The “Connect My Louisiana Program” is focused on 18 parishes where broadband is underused.

The experts on [...]

3 Natchitoches Parish Residents Named in Federal Indictment

3 area residents are among those named in a federal indictment for cocaine conspiracy: Quincy Hoover and Quwanda Forest, both of Natchez, LA in Natchitoches parish, and Rodney Raymond of Natchitoches.
The conspiracy charges allege they sold drugs and violated firearms laws in 7 parishes, including Natchitoches.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/24/14

Early Morning Crash Leaves 2 Women Dead

Two women are killed in an early morning crash in Rapides Parish. They are 31-year-old Heather C. McComic of Boyce, the driver, and 29-year-old Ashley Gallien.
Troopers say after midnight McComic lost control of her car on Highway 1205 and hit a tree. Gallien was her only passenger. They weren’t wearing seatbelts.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/24/14

Cenla Chamber Introduces Job Connection

A new website is available for members of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. It’s called the Job Connection and it’s a way for Chamber members to connect with the talented needs of Louisiana employers.
It’s basically a centralized hub for job seekers.

The website is free and is designed to address employers’ needs with job posting [...]

City Park Players to Present “Second Samuel”

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The City Park Players’ production of Second Samuel opens tomorrow night.
It’s the story of a lazy little Georgia town in the 1940’s. They’ve experienced the end of World War Two and the election of Harry Truman. But, it’s also the summer when the town piano teacher passes, and it turns out she had some secrets.
What [...]

2 Arrested on Weapons, Narcotics Charges

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Derrick Thomas Junior (left) and Jacorey Robinson (right).
Two suspects are arrested for weapons and narcotics charges after a reported assault with a gun in the 700 block of Everett Street.
Derrick Thomas Junior and Jacorey Robinson, both of Alexandria, are charged with drug possession and a firearm offense.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/23/14

2 Arrested on Lee After Shots Fired

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Alexandria police arrest two people after reports of shots fired late Monday in the 44 hundred block of Lee Street. Dametris Bowles and Jazzmyn Wellington, both of Alexandria, are both charged with discharge of a gun in a roadway and possession of a gun with a destroyed serial number.
Wellington is also charged with drug possession.
KLAX [...]