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LSUA Empty Space Players Announces 2014-2015 Season

Robert Harper, LSUA’s Director of Theatre and Empty Space Players, has announced ESP’s 2014-2015 season. This season will include two award-winning plays, a production of Doubt, A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley, and God of Carnage, by Jasmina Reza. Also included in the season will be two annual Open Mic Nights, one for Halloween and [...]

Aiken Virtual to Host Open House

If you’d like to know more about a virtual school, there’s an open house Monday to tell you more. It’s for those interested in the Aiken Virtual Program.

The open house is from five to seven at 2121 Mason. You can call the school for more information.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/21/14

Anti-Terrorism Exercise Underway at Fort Polk

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An anti-terrorism exercise is underway today at Camp Beauregard. ABC 31’s Bennett Roland Junior says this is the kind of training that anticipates the unthinkable.

These exercises are now a routine part of multi-agency training, especially because this area is so close to Fort Polk.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/21/14

Exchange Club to Host Forums for Candidates

Qualifying for the fall elections is about to wrap up and for the next six weeks, the Exchange Club is hosting a series of forums featuring three judicial races, and the elections for District Attorney, the U.S. Senate, 5th Congressional District and Alexandria Mayor.
The chairman of the forums is an appeals court judge.

Today, this civic [...]

State Police Offer Car Seat Safety Workshop

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Strapping your child into their car seat seems like a simple task, but experts say parents do it wrong all the time. They say the result can be deadly.
Today, state police conducted a how-to workshop on caring for the littlest passengers.

Technicians say these seats offer the best chance for a child to survive a crash. [...]

Correction Officer, Michigan Woman Indicted for Conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, La. – A correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, La., along with a relative of an inmate, were charged with conspiring to introduce a cell phone into the prison, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.
Maggie Kay Comeaux, 28, of Ball, La., and Paris Smith, 21, of Detroit, Mich., were indicted for the [...]

Citizen Report of Man Riding on Car Hood Holding Tractor Wheel Leads to Arrest

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Rapides deputies arrest two men for scrap metal thefts. Deputies say John Cole of Deville and Justin Kerry of Dry Prong stole tractor parts and other heavy metal items yesterday on Fred Redwine Road.
Deputies say they found the suspects after the victim saw them riding down the road with one of them riding on the [...]

Chamber Red Coats Attend Grand Opening at Nail Salon

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If you’re planning fall parties, you may need to know about Pearl Nails and Spa. The business is now open to decorate nails. Chamber Red Coats did the honor for the grand opening today.
They’re located on Monroe Highway in Kings Country Village next to Red River Seafood and Steakhouse. They’re open Monday through Saturday from [...]

APD To Conduct Drive Sober Campaign

As the last blowout of summer approaches, Alexandria Police are conducting a campaign they call “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” They’re planning to set up checkpoints to get impaired drivers off the road.

Police at LSUA are also conducting this campaign to keep the campus safe.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/20/14

Judge Rules in Favor of Common Core Advocates

A Baton Rouge judge has given common core advocates another win against Governor Bobby Jindal.
Superintendent John White says the court decision, he quoted, found that contract “was intended by all to be used in implementation of the legal requirement for nationally recognized assessment testing in Louisiana.”
The judge, Todd Hernandez of the 19th Judicial District Court, [...]