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2014 LA Turkey Regulations, Lottery Hunt Applications Now Available

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) 2014 Turkey Regulations pamphlet is now available. Hunters can obtain the pamphlet at any hunting license vendor outlet or via the LDWF website.
The 2014 wild turkey season will open March 22 in three designated areas with varying end of season dates as follows: Area A, March 22 [...]

Troopers Arrest Kinder Town Official

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Kinder, LA–The police chief of Kinder, 52-year-old Gary Pelican of Kinder, was arrested this morning for theft and malfeasance in office after Louisiana State Police detectives determined that he was using town credit cards to fuel vehicles belonging to family members.
Allen Parish District Attorney Todd Nesom requested the Louisiana State Police to investigate the case [...]

Bridge Work: LA 115 Over Bayou Dulac

Avoyelles Parish, LA 115
Milepost 79.80, Bridge # 033-01-0791-1
Control section 033-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 033-01-0791-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 16, 2014.  This structure is on LA 115 over Bayou Dulac and is [...]

Bridge Work: LA 112 Over Diversion Canal

Rapides Parish, LA 112
Milepost 79.80, Bridge # 073-03-0818-1
Control section 073-03
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 073-03-0818-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 16, 2014.  This structure is on LA 112 over Diversion Canal and  is [...]

Interim Director Chosen of NSU’s Scholar’s College

Curt-Phifer

NATCHITOCHES –Dr. Curt Phifer has been named interim director of the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University. Phifer, a professor of biology, will serve while a national search for a permanent director to replace Dr. T. Davina McClain takes place. McClain stepped down as director to teach full-time.
Phifer was at Duke University before joining [...]

Road Work: LA Hwy. 452 at LA 1

Route: Hwy 452; Avoyelles Parish
LA 452: Cross Drain Replacement
S.P. No. H.011134; Control Section No. 143-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on Monday, January 13, 2014, construction will begin on LA Hwy 452 at 0.332 miles north of its junction with Route LA 1 in Marksville. The intent of this [...]

Alexandria Zoo Faces Special Challenges During Cold Weather

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One organization facing a special challenge with the cold weather is the Alexandria Zoo.  ABC 31′s Jessica Dodd visited the animals and spoke with their keeper about how they cope with temperatures in the teens.

KLAX ABC 31 News 1/7/14

Manna House, Bolton High Key Club Distribute Blankets

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Members of the Bolton High Key Club collected almost a hundred blankets that are being distributed at the Manna House today.
Manna House is usually distributing food, opening for noon meals 365 days a year, thanks to volunteers.  However, the key clubbers decided to spend around a month collecting blankets to pitch in amidst the sub-freezing [...]

Interviews Begin for New LSUA Chancellor

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3 days of interviews for chancellor of LSU of Alexandria begin today.  A nationwide search resulted in 3 candidates who will be interviewed this week.  Today the vice chancellors and others interviewed Doctor Daniel Howard.
We’re asking each candidate what skills they would take to the chancellor’s office.

Howard is a professor at Arkansas State in Jonesboro [...]

Losing Weight Number One Goal for New Year

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It’s that time again: the time to turn over a new leaf and accomplish your goals.  Lauren Partain shows you how one goal may be easier to accomplish than you think.

Alexandria athletic clubs offer many fitness classes to help you achieve your goal this year.
KLAX ABC 31 News 1/2/14