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15-Year-Old Dies in Police Chase in Opelousas

A 15-year-old boy dies in a police chase in Opelousas.
Police there say Deontei Fuselier of Lafayette took off in a stolen jeep. Police chased and say he flipped the vehicle on Highway 357. He was killed. Three passengers were hurt, one critically injured.
State police are investigating.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/27/14

Boyce Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder

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Deputies arrest a Boyce woman for attempted murder.
They say 72-year-old Betty Johnson shot a gun into a home on Marie Lane on Friday. They say they found her at the Cotile Recreation Area and say she had guns. They haven’t given a motive yet. And she remains in jail.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/27/14

Alexandria Rotary Club Honors Civic Work

The Rotary Club of Alexandria hands out an award for civic work.
Wayne Denley takes the honors this year. He chaired the successful dragon boat races for the Alexandria Museum of Art.
The honor goes to a resident who best exemplifies service to others. The Rotary Club has given it out 16 times.

Last year the award went [...]

State Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

For those of you not going out of town for Memorial Day Weekend, tomorrow and Sunday you can take advantage of a state sales tax break on selected items.
The tax break is provided by the Louisiana Legislature to help people buy severe weather items. These range from generators to batteries.
And, many stores are offering specials [...]

Another Candidate Seeks 9th Judicial District Bench

Another candidate is vying for a vacancy to be decided this fall on the 9th judicial district bench. Monique Rauls has been a parish juvenile court hearing officer. That primary election is November 4th.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/23/14

New State Troopers in Alexandria

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Four new state troopers report for duty in Alexandria. They are Mary Hyolanda Neal, Chadwick Jasper, David Ducote and Tyler Glynn. They are assigned to Troop E Headquarters which covers Central Louisiana.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/23/14

Texas Man Dies in Crash

A single-vehicle crash in Vernon Parish kills a man from Spring, Texas.
Troopers say 57-year-old Kenneth Carruth lost control of his SUV and hit a sign and trees. It happened on Highway 8 about 12:50 pm yesterday.
The victim was not wearing a seat belt.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/23/14

Central LA to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is also a time to remember our veterans who have passed. Here’s a list of events in our area.
The National Cemetery Program in Pineville is a program of music, readings and an address by marine veteran and state representative Chris Hazel. That’s happening Monday at 9:45.
Also Monday, a traditional ceremony honoring the [...]

Northwestern State announces summer theatre schedule

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern Summer Dinner Theatre will present “Nunsense” June 11-14 and 18-21 and the murder mystery “A Prom to Die For” July 30 – Aug. 2 and Aug. 6 – 9 on the stage of the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. For [...]

Street Repairs Scheduled for May 28 – 31 in Natchitoches

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will begin roadwork at the intersection of Texas Street and Second Street and on a section of Jefferson Street next week beginning May 28, 2014.
The intersection of Second Street and Texas Street will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. and will remain closed until the [...]