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ULM vs. ULL Girls Soccer

[ October 6, 2013; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The ULM soccer program will play its Sun Belt Conference home opener at the Johnny Downs Sports Complex on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. against in-state rival UL-Lafayette.

With heavy rain anticipated in Monroe throughout the weekend, the game was moved away from the ULM Sports Complex to protect the field.

ULM (5-7-1, 0-2 SBC) [...]

APD Arrest 2nd Man in Connection with Shooting


Roderick K. Hall, 31
Alexandria Police catch a second man they were looking for in connection with a shooting last month.  Roderick Hall is charged with attempted murder for a shooting that happened September 22nd in the 35 hundred block of Lee.
Another man, Major Tarleton also faces attempted murder charges.  Police arrested him a day after [...]

CM Farms Giveaway!

[ October 5, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] REGISTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS
CM Farms in Dry Creek, Louisiana
Family fun attractions include farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkin blasting, pig races, giant jumping pillow, barrel train rides, homemade fudge, paintball target range drive, 12 acre corn maze, haunted house attractions, and much more.
The farm is open Fridays 6-11PM and Saturdays 10AM-11PM.  The farm is [...]

Road Work: LA 118 from Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Rd.

LA 118; Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Road
Sabine Parish; SP H.009490
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises that, weather permitting, on Monday, October 7, 2013 road construction work will begin on LA 118 from Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Road.  This 8.6 mile long road construction project will receive drainage structures, [...]

State Treasurer Attacks NGO’s


State Treasurer John Kennedy is on the attack against NGOs, non-governmental organizations, that are on the public dole.  Some of them, he says, are not accountable for tax dollars.

For more information, visit the State Treasurer’s website.
And Kennedy has already announced he’s looking into a race for governor to succeed Bobby Jindal.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/2/13

Colfax Police Chief Arrested for Theft


The Police Chief in Colfax is arrested for theft.  He’s 43-year-old Charles Stickell of Colfax.  Grant Sheriff’s Deputies say they acted on a complaint and an investigation.
This is an appointed position.  So, it will be up to the Mayor and council to decide if Stickell remains on the job until the legal matter is finished.
KLAX [...]

Weinzettle to be honored by Louisiana Civil Service League


NATCHITOCHES  — Ruth T. Weinzettle, a professor of social work at Northwestern State University, will be one of five recipients of this year’s Monte M. Lemann Awards, presented annually by the Louisiana Civil Service League.
Also receiving the award on Friday in New Orleans are State Bond Commission Director Whitman J. Kling Jr., LASERS director Cindy [...]

Road Construction: LA1 from Mansura to Marksville

road construction

Hwy 1; Mansura to Marksville
S.P. No. 052-30-0014/H.001263
Control Section No. 052-30
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on Monday, October 7, 2013 construction will begin on LA Hwy 1 from Mansura to Marksville. The project begins approximately 0.2 miles south of the intersection of LA 1 and LA 107 and ends [...]

Master Farmer University in Alexandria

[ October 24, 2013 to October 25, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Louisiana Master Farmer program will offer a two-day workshop – called Master Farmer University – at LSU in Alexandria on Oct. 24-25, in which participants will be able to complete the first two of three phases of the program.

“The Master Farmer program allows producers to implement best management practices for all [...]

Government Shutdown Begins Today


Many areas of the government are closed today and it’s affecting our area, as well.  Here’s what a partial government shutdown means for us:
The military will continue to fight and social security checks will continue to be paid.  Hundreds of thousands of federal civilian workers are furloughed and will not be paid during the shutdown.
If [...]