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ULL Bomb Threat A Diversion for Bank Robbery

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Lafayette authorities say a 30-year-old man is responsible for bomb threats last Wednesday on the ULL campus. Devin Haywood is also charged with attempted bank robbery the day of the bomb threat.
The threat was a hoax. Someone phoned in the threat to KATC-TV in Lafayette, shutting down the campus of about 55 hundred people.
The investigation [...]

Servies for Larry Jeane to Be Held Thursday

Services for Pineville and Ward Marshal Larry Jeane will be held Thursday morning at 10 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Pineville.
Jeane died Sunday as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was 68.
Burial will be at Fort Jesup Cemetery in Many. Arrangements are being handled by Hixson Brothers in [...]

Local Fire Department Raises $10k for Muscular Dystrophy

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Back Row left to right: 1st Asst Chief Malcolm Rachal, Firefighter Delwin Eldridge, Firefighter David Hooper, 1st Asst Chief Ozias Price, Captain Mark Mathews Front Row left to right: Captain Bennie Ouber, MDA Representative Charly Lacroix, Fire Equipment Operator Joe Adcock, Fire Equipment Operator MDA Coordinator Greg Derbonne, Firefighter Brock Brasseaux
The Alexandria Fire Department, Local [...]

Campers Learn Shadow Puppetry

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Campers at the Alexandria Museum of Art are learning the ancient art of shadow puppetry. The theme for the camp is “Playing in the Shadows”.
Instructor Cindy Blair is teaching these budding artists how to make their own shadow puppets. They’re also learning to create stop-motion animation shorts and the stars are their creations.
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Local Children Play with Animals at Vet Camp

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A vet camp is being held this week at the TREE House Children’s Museum. These campers get to play with animals for this weeklong experience at the children’s museum. Their theme is “Get Set to Be a Vet.”
It’s sponsored by Proctor and Gamble. And, we may have among these campers some future veterinarians or zookeepers.
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LSUA to Host Special Production to Honor Late Theatre Professor

The premiere performances at the Gwartney on the LSUA campus begin Thursday.   It will feature a special production, “An Evening with Richard”, when friends of his are converging on stage to recall his life and work.
The late Richard Gwartney was a theater professor at LSUA and was responsible for many productions there.

The performance is at [...]

LSUA Generals Raise Money with Skeet-Shooting

A skeet-shooting tournament is slated for next month and sponsored by the Generals Athletic Association. It will raise money for the LSUA program.

More information is available from LSU of Alexandria or by clicking here.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/22/14

Marketing Initiative Boosts Fresh Seafood Industry

Shrimping is a way of life in Delcambre where the industry feeds the area economy.
As Akeam Ashford reports, “Louisiana Direct Seafood” is a marketing initiative that’s helped boost that industry since shrimpers were forced out of the water in the wake of the crude disaster four years ago.

Aside from the Delcambre location, customers can also [...]

APD Solve Two Burglaries

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A neighbor spots a man very early this morning taking items from a shed on Jackson Street.
Ricky Williams of Alexandria is now charged with aggravated burglary, felon in possession of a gun and possession of burglary tools. Police say they found him with stolen items, including a chain saw.
And Alexandria police arrest a man [...]

Husband and Wife Die in Crash

A husband and wife from Columbia are killed in a crash in LaSalle Parish. Troopers say 72-year-old Margie Moore collided with an oncoming car on Highway 28 East near U.S. 84. Her husband, 83-year-old Bluith Moore was the passenger.
The crash happened on Sunday afternoon.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/22/14