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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of 2 Women

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On July 23, 2014, the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two females on drug charges after a traffic stop north of Pollock.
Mindy Campbell (left) and Michelle Nugent (right).
Mindy Campbell, 30 years old, of 315 Robertson Road, Ball, was arrested for Possession of CDS II (crystal methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving Under Suspension, Switched License [...]

Crimestoppers Searching for Tire Thieves

Alexandria police need your help catching thieves who are taking tires and wheels, mainly from newer model GM trucks and SUVs.

Call crime stoppers at 443-STOP or police at 441-6416. Rewards of up to 25 hundred dollars are given for tips that lead to arrests and convictions.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/25/14

Thieves Raid Closed Istrouma High School of Football Equipment

Well-known throughout Louisiana as a football powerhouse, Istrouma High in north Baton Rouge is shuttered at least for a year. WBRZ cameras there caught vandals taking the once-proud facility apart.

KLAX ABC 31 News 7/25/14

Alexandria Councilwoman Announces Run for Mayor

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Mayor Jacques Roy is drawing a second opponent, this one from the city council. District Two Councilwoman, Mitzi LaSalle announced her candidacy tonight in Alexandria City Park.
She’s vice president of business development for Keller Enterprise and is in her first term on the council.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/25/14

State Judges Hopeful for Constitutional Change

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Several state district judges will be in two elections on November 4th. They want a change to the constitution that would lift the ban on running for re-election after age 70.
Kari Beal in Lafayette speaks with an Acadiana judge who says he wishes he could continue doing what he loves.

At least two judges in Central [...]

Community Care Center Offers French Class

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A new community care center in Mansura is going further to honor the area’s strong French culture. ABC 31 Nws Reporter Bennett Roland Junior has more.

KLAX ABC 31 News 7/25/14

House Fire Leaves One Dead

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A deadly fire early yesterday in Alexandria is under investigation. It broke out around five o’clock yesterday morning at 1611 McEnery Street.
A woman died and a man is in critical condition. Their names are not yet being released.
Investigators say there were three adults and two children in the home. One adult and the children were [...]

12 Year Old Named Grand Fiddle Champion

Winners in the Louisiana State Fiddle Championship held during the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival were, from left, Carson Taylor, first;  Hal Mayfield, second place, and Ron Pace, third place.

Julia Taylor and Carson Taylor are pictured with their fiddle teacher Steve Cannon. Taylor won the Non-Championship Round playing an original waltz and Carson won the Louisiana State Fiddle Championship.
NATCHITOCHES – Twelve-year-old Carson Taylor was named Grand Champion of the 2014 Louisiana State Fiddle Championship.  Carson’s 9-year-old sister Julia Taylor is the 2014 Non-Championship winner.  [...]

Pineville Man Dies in Crash

A Pineville man dies after a single vehicle accident in Rapides Parish early this morning.
41-year-old Todd Fogleman lost control of his pick-up shortly after one on Highway One. Then, he hit a driveway embankment and flipped.
Troopers say he was not wearing his seat belt.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/25/14

City of Natchitoches to Hold Recycling Meeting

Public Invited to Share Ideas on Ways to Increase Recycling in Community
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, July 29 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts. The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second [...]