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Donelon Advises Policy Review for Upcoming Hurricane Season

He’s the man with the plan you always see around this time of year. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says it’s time to give your insurance papers a once-over and make sure you’re covered, even if you live inland from the coast.

His office web site offers advice on what you need to have, depending on [...]

Road Warrior Ride Comes to Alexandria

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A group of visitors stopped in Alexandria on their way from Seattle to Tampa. The organization is dedicated to providing veterans who have been wounded, ill and injured with memorable adventures as part of their rehabilitation. The Road Warrior Ride is a cross -country bonding experience for these vets.

The group left Seattle on June 5th [...]

McDonald’s on 28 East Reopens

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The McDonald’s on Highway 28 East in Pineville is celebrating a redo. The Chamber Red Coats were out there with their big scissors to do the honors.
The fast-food place has undergone a total renovation, and is proud to show off its new digs.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/12/14

Miss LA on Farewell Tour

Miss Louisiana is about ready to hand over her crown. Jaden Leach is on her farewell tour. She stopped by KLAX-TV today for one of her interviews before the final pageant, which airs on our station Saturday, June 28th.
Leach is from West Monroe and is a senior at ULM in Monroe.
She’s been a spokesperson for [...]

Ribbon Cutting Held at Paradise Children’s Clinic

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A Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony is held this morning at the Paradise Children’s Clinic on the Monroe Highway. The clinic has been open for about six months.
It serves children age newborns through 21 and provides a variety of services. These range from routine wellness exams to assistance with problems including ADHD.
It’s staffed by [...]

Go Red for Women Tomorrow

The Riverfront Center will be seeing red tomorrow morning.
It’s the Annual Go Red for Women event featuring celebrity waiters, health screenings, a silent auction and much more. It’s all to save women from the number one killer in the US: heart disease.
The event begins at the riverfront at 10:30am.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/12/14

LDWF Enforcement Division Welcomes 13 New Agents at Graduation

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First Row from Left to Right: Lance Fox, Jeffrey Farmer, Todd Abshire, John Hattaway, William Bartlett, and Richard Bean. Back Row from Left to Right: Col. Joey Broussard, Joshua Harris, Tyler Wheeler, Jake Hoover, Kyle Wagner, Max Wilkinson, Lucas Hidalgo, and Major Spencer Cole.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Law Enforcement Academy today, [...]

Northwestern State allied health program named one of the best in the country

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University bachelor’s program in allied health has been named as one of the best online medical assistant certification schools and training programs by bestonlinecolleges.org.
The allied health program, which is entering its fourth year, is an exclusively online degree that is designed to provide an opportunity to those working in the allied [...]

Alexandria Mall’s “Kids, Inc.” program to be hosted for third year

Alexandria, LA—Alexandria Mall is hosting the third year of Kids, Inc., a program to promote retail entrepreneurism among today’s youth.  Kids ranging from six to fifteen-years old are invited to participate in the program.
Winning Kids, Inc. participants will have the opportunity to set up shop at Alexandria Mall to learn about business, make money, and [...]

LA Secretary of State Speaks About Legislative Session

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler has been in Central Louisiana this week. He spoke about the legislative session, which ended this month, and how it affects his projects.

Schedler was the featured speaker yesterday for the Vernon Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/11/14