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Miss Cammie’s Dinner Table Exhibit Puts Focus On Melrose Art Community

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Miss Cammie’s Dinner Table, a new Tri-Centennial Exhibit celebrating the art community at Melrose Plantation, will be open to the public on Saturday, August 9th from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm at the Lemee House. Sponsored by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches the display will focus on the artists, photographers and writers [...]

Grant Sheriff’s Office Receives Check from NRA for Bullets

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Grant Parish Sheriff Stephen McCain receives a check for bullets. The check for around 32 hundred dollars was presented by the National Rifle Association at their banquet earlier this week in Winnfield.
“This grant will be a huge help to us and we are grateful to the NRA for the help”, stated Sheriff Steven McCain.
The grant [...]

Recreation Summit Open Today at Coughlin-Saunders

A 3-day recreation summit opens today for Alexandria residents to learn about and provide input on city leisure services. ABC 31 News Reporter Bennett Roland Junior says some heavy hitters are in town to share their expertise.

The summit concludes Saturday morning and is conducted at the performing arts center downtown.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14

Suspect Arrested in Multi-Vehicle Theft

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On July 30th, 2014, Deputies responded to a complaint of a stolen Polaris RZR side by side ATV from the Pineville area. The victim stated he had been contacted at his residence by two white males the day before that were looking to buy parts for a Polaris.  The next day, the ATV was missing [...]

Deputies Arrest Man Allegedly Responsible for ATV, UTV Thefts

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From around May 30th until June 30th   , 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office has responded to several complaints in the Latanier Community and South Alexandria/Woodworth area in reference to thefts of four wheelers and side by side UTVs.  Detectives say the suspects would go to residents at night and steal the ATV/UTV’s and the [...]

Hannah Books Author Signs Copies at Gunter Library

Fans of the Hannah Books met with the children’s series author this morning. Pam Randle Keith visited the Gunter Branch of the Rapides Parish Library to sign copies of her latest book, “Hannah’s Big Secret.”
Keith says the books are designed to teach and inspire as well as provide reading fun.

Keith is a writer for a [...]

1st Thursday on the Square Kicks Off Lots of Events in Avoyelles Parish

Avoyelles Parish is just down the road from Alexandria and Pineville and the heat is not keeping visitors from enjoying the end of summer.

Call the Avoyelles Tourism Office if you need directions or recommendations at 1-800-833-4195 or visit www.TravelAvoyelles.com.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14

LSUA to Offer Long-Requested Extracurricular Activities

Sports are growing at LSUA. The athletic director says the school is providing extracurricular activities the students have been requesting for a long time.

The school is about to offer a golf program combining men and women.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14

Rosepine Police Chief Arrested for Stalking His Wife

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Rosepine, LA- Last month, detectives assigned to the Alexandria field office of the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations received a criminal complaint in reference to Rosepine Police Chief James “Dennis” Parrott.  The complaint alleged 49-year-old Parrott of Rosepine stalked his estranged wife while she was at her place of work and at her home.
According [...]

Grand Jury Indicts Alexandria Man for Murder of Sheterica Brewer

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A grand jury indicts an Alexandria man for the murder of Sheterica Brewer.  He’s 23-year-old Brad Jeansonne.
Brewer was reported missing by her family and a couple days later police found her body. Her car was found burned in the Duhon Street area.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14
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