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Grant For RiverFete Delayed

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The City of Alexandria will have to wait until next month to get approval for a 45-thousand dollar grant from GAEDA to help pay for RiverFĂȘte. The group did not have a quorum and could not do business.
GAEDA is the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, funded by a tax on hotels and motels.
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Boyce Man Arrested Again

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A Boyce man arrested for stealing checks is arrested again for more forgeries and theft of a canoe. It happened May 8th in the 100-block of Clifton Road.
Deputies added charges to Scott Tyler, after finding the canoe at a local scrap yard.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/20/14

State Police Warn of Area Scam

State police warn of a scam in the area. It tries to get money from victims who are told an arrest warrant has been issued for them or family members.
The caller pretends to be a state trooper or another law enforcement agent. The victim is told to pay for the warrant or face arrest.
State police [...]

Police Find Missing Juvenile

Alexandria Police say they’ve found a missing juvenile and returned her to her family. E’mya Osteen had been missing for a couple of weeks. Police say she was found Sunday.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/20/14

School Board To Meet To Discuss New Charter School

The Rapides Parish School Board will conduct a special meeting tomorrow afternoon at five on a proposed new charter school for this area. It’s the Alexandria Charter Academy, which seeks to be a type one charter. Public input is invited.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/19/14

Water Main Break in Pineville Over the Weekend

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Pineville city workers worked through the night to restore water to Central State Hospital, Pineville High and surrounding streets.
A water main break yesterday shut off water to the school and customers from line at Claiborne back to Highway 165 and to Washington Street.
A boil advisory is in effect for these areas for at least a [...]

2 Arrested, 3rd Still Sought in Steel Theft

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Pineville Police arrest 2 men and are seeking a third for the theft of some 20 thousand dollars in carbon steel plate from Hayes Manufacturing.
Bradley Ryder and Justin Lawrence, both of Deville were arrested. Ryder is charged with burglary and conspiracy. Lawrence is accused of burglary.
The 3rd suspect is reportedly named Shawn, and Pineville police [...]

CLEDA Hosts Federal Reserve Executive

The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance features a regional federal banking official at today’s annual investor luncheon. It’s an appreciation event for the investors who participate in CLEDA. They invited Tom Cunningham, a regional executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta to address the group.
Cunningham joined the bank as an economist in 1985.

Cunningham is [...]

Rapides Parish Fair to Move Near LSUA

Changes are coming in the 2014 fair schedule. It’s traditional home at the Rapides Coliseum will be undergoing major renovations.

The renovations are funded by a property tax approved by parish voters.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/15/14

Elementary Students Attend Vehicle Career Day

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Some area students spent their morning looking at those cool trucks and transportation they admire but never get to see up close.
It’s Vehicle Career Day at Julius Patrick Elementary. And, a variety of drivers took their rigs to the site – police cars, fire trucks, garbage truck, even an ice cream vendor. The children were [...]