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Newest Additions to Alexandria Zoo Have Arrived

NewJaguar

The stars of the newest exhibit at the Alexandria zoo are here.
They are two jaguars, and they’re now in quarantine.  This is standard operating procedure for all new animals.  It gives them a chance to adjust to their new surroundings.
The young male is Bebu, born in the wild in Panama in October 2011.  The young [...]

“Who Dat” Burger Comes to Alexandria

WhoDatBurger

It had to happen sooner or later.  Now, there’s a Louisiana-themed burger to honor the Saints football team.
And, Sonic has even copyrighted the idea.  It’s called the “Who Dat” Burger and features two famous Louisiana ingredients, Tabasco and Tony Chachere’s.  The burger is being sold here, in Baton Rouge and in New Orleans.
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Police Search for Missing Man

Richard-Burnes

Alexandria Police are asking for help in finding Richard Varion Burnes.  Police say he left his home yesterday and hasn’t been heard from.
He was driving a 4-door Buick LeSabre, silver in color with a license plate starting with KZZ.  He’s 6-1 and weighs about 220 pounds.  He lives on Tanglewood Drive.  Call police if you [...]

“Finding Bigfoot” Series Coming to Natchitoches

FindingBigfoot

NATCHITOCHES, LA – Animal Planet’s popular television series, Finding Bigfoot, is coming to Natchitoches, Louisiana.
If you have any experiences you would like to share please contact bigfoot.louisiana@gmail.com.
The show could film as early as next year.
From small towns in the South to remote areas of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, four eccentric but passionate Bigfoot enthusiasts [...]

Shuteye Road Bridge Replacement Project To Begin

Shuteye Road Bridge over Miller Creek
Off-system Highway Bridge Program
S.P. H.006271
Sabine Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that, weather permitting, construction work will begin on the Shuteye Road Bridge Replacement Project on Friday, August 30, 2013 and will continue for approximately (4) four months.  This bridge replacement project is located on Shuteye Road [...]

Entergy Supports Lake Charles Events

EntergyCheck

LAKECHARLES—Mr. Anthony “Chip” Arnould, Regional Customer Service Manager for Entergy, presented Mayor Randy Roach with a check for $10,000 in support of several of the City’s community events as well as environmental programs. Programs such as Team Green, Downtown at Sundown, Red White Blue & You, and the Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration rely [...]

Volunteers Needed for the Resource Advisory Council Committee

Pineville, La. – Kisatchie National Forest is looking for volunteers to serve on the  Kisatchie Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). The purpose of the RAC is to review and vote on project proposals associated with the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS). Projects must be on or beneficial to the management of the Kisatchie [...]

Notary prep course to start Aug. 29

NATCHITOCHES – A notary exam prep course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Aug. 29. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in South Hall.
The fee for the class is $349, which does not include textbooks.
The 44-hour [...]

Wish List for Soldier Care Packages

WITKids

HHC BDE has approximately 180 Soldiers deployed, of that total, 44 single male Soldiers and 6 single female Soldiers.  Please contact Ramona Thomas at (337) 531-0559 if you would like to donate care packages.  Below is a list of items that can be included in the care packages.
Wish List of Items for Soldier Care Packages
Due [...]

Medical Minute: Proper Dental Hygiene May Prevent Cancer

Brush and floss twice a day and your dentist loves you, but could it be decreasing your risk of cancer as well?  Here’s ABC’s Senior Medical Contributor, Doctor Timothy Johnson, with the story.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/13