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Teen Arrested for Multiple Armed Robberies

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Alexandria police arrest a teen for three counts of armed robbery of people. He’s 17-year-old Dontreal Hampton of Alexandria.
Police say the hold-ups date back to January. He was arrested on Duhon Lane.
There were no reported injuries in the incidents.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/30/14

Oberlin Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

An Oberlin woman is dead from a single-vehicle crash in Allen Parish last night.
Troopers say 72-year-old Emily Adams was on Highway 26 when she lost control and crashed her SUV into a ditch.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/30/14

Natchitoches Police Search for Missing Teen

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Natchitoches police need your help in finding a missing teen. 17-year-old Bianca Chew was last seen Friday night in the front yard of a home on Martin Luther King Drive in Natchitoches. She was wearing a blue and white shirt with pink jeans and pink shoes.
Anyone with information should call Natchitoches Police at 318-352-8101.
KLAX ABC [...]

Water Issues in Alexandria Affects Latanier and Poland

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A water conservation order for the City of Alexandria is lifted after a water well blow-out near Woodworth over the weekend.
The break caused the mayor to issue a water conservation order. All non-essential businesses that use water were asked to close, and residents were urged to conserve water. The city was also trying to avoid [...]

Local Lawmakers Comment on Legislative Session

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The annual legislative session ended at the beginning of this month and some area lawmakers attended a review of what happened sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
It was a regular 85-day session that had a lot of controversy over common core and after the session about a bridge between Alexandria and Pineville. One lawmaker managed [...]

Lacey Sanchez Crowned New Miss LA

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Lacey Sanchez of Baton Rouge is now the new Miss Louisiana. She was chosen out of 32 contestants in the annual pageant Saturday night in Monroe. This was the 51st year for the event there.
Lacey is a senior at LSU, majoring in mass communications. The 23-year-old competed as Miss Lafayette.

She’s an experienced competitor, after being [...]

RPSO to Assist Helping Hands Ministries Distribute Fans

Deputies with the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office will be assisting the Helping Hands Ministries again this year in the distribution of fans to families and elderly citizens who have no air conditioning in their homes.  Helping Hands Ministries partners with local businesses and also receives donations from individuals of fans and other supplies to distribute [...]

Holiday Closure for Rapides Parish Library

Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed Friday, July 4, 2014, in observance of Independence Day.  Normal business hours will resume, Saturday, July 5, 2014.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 445-2411.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving Rapides Parish located in central Louisiana. [...]

Arts Council of Central Louisiana Announces DAF Deadline

The Arts Council of Central Louisiana announces their annual Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Application deadline for July 7, 2014.
The Louisiana Decentralized Arts Fund Program (DAF) is a service for funding artists, nonprofit organizations, community groups, and local government agencies to foster the arts in every parish in the State of Louisiana. Grants are available [...]

Summer Day Camp registration extended

Summer Day Camp registration extended
The City of Alexandria, Division of Community Services has extended the sign-up for Summer Camp. The deadline will be Monday, July 7 at 4 p.m.The camp will run from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the former Boys and Girls Club building at 1801 Sylvester Street across from [...]