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APD Arrest Local Man for Child Pornography

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Alexandria Police arrest a local man for pornography with juveniles and drug possession. 62-year-old Gary Magee of Alexandria was arrested Saturday afternoon in the 32 hundred block of Garnett.
Police say he is a registered sex offender, and the photographs were seized in the arrest.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/23/14

Grand Jury Indicts Ball Man in Rape of Child

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A Ball man is arrested after a grand jury indicts him for aggravated rape that reportedly happened almost 2 years ago.
25-year-old Steven Walters was reportedly 19 at the time of the attack. Deputies say he engaged in non-consensual sex with a child younger than age 13 in the Glenmora area.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/23/14

Gyro-Copter Crashes at Lake Buhlow Airport

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An experimental gyro copter crashes at the Lake Buhlow Airport in Pineville. The pilot has minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for observation.
A gyro copter is a small aircraft with two blades and is usually very stable. Observers say the helicopter was about to land early this morning when the pilot hit the [...]

Teachers to Attend Seminars to Improve Skills

Teachers are taking some time out of their vacation next week to hone their skills. The Rapides Parish District’s Professional Development Summer Institute starts Monday.

He is the executive assistant to the superintendent of Rapides Parish Schools.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/20/14

Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Saints Owner

This is a big weekend for sports in Natchitoches. The 2014 class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted, and it’s the first anniversary of the new facility. More than 15 thousand visitors from around the word have toured the contemporary building.
Tomorrow night, eight new members, including Saints owner Tom Benson, will [...]

Garden District Ladies Meet for “Stroll”

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Ladies in the Alexandria Garden District call it a stroll. They meet early each Friday morning at the 1921 Jackson Coffee House, and from there they’re able to walk and enjoy the scenery.
They say it’s good for moms who want to get their children out of the house and for ladies who want to make [...]

Lecompte Rotary Club Sells BBQ Sandwiches

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Today people got to enjoy BBQ on the Bayou.
The Lecompte Rotary Club sold sandwiches today to fund their many projects. These include textbooks for shop classes at Rapides High, a leadership award for young people, dictionaries in four community schools and a history room at the local museum.
If you missed it today, be on the [...]

More Local Soldiers Home with Their Families Today

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More soldiers are back home with their families today. More members of the Louisiana National Guard 844th Engineer Company returned last night. They’re coming in from Kuwait where they’ve been a support group for Operation Enduring Freedom.
Soldiers have been arriving all over the state, ending their mission abroad.
Families and friends were there to welcome the [...]

Change of Command Ceremony Held Today

The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, conducts its Change of Command Ceremony today.
Colonel Mario Diaz and Command Sergeant Major Noe Salinas relinquish command to Colonel Guy Jones and Command Sergeant Major Michael Ferrusi.
Diaz and salinas have been in command for about two and a half years.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/19/14

Undercover Narcotics Operation Results in 6 Arrests

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Anthony Green (left), J.B. Watts III (center), and Russell Prenell (right)
Rapides deputies say an undercover narcotics operation nets 6 arrests. Anthony Green, J.B. Watts III, Russell Prenell, and Shonda Fisher of Alexandria were arrested. Sylvia Davis and Tyrus Gable, also of Alexandria, were also taken into custody.
Shonda Fisher (left), Sylvia Davis (center), Tyrus Gable (right)
“We [...]