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Martin Foundation Supports AMoA Exhibition Featuring 30 Local Artists

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[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]    Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends
Exhibition Dates: June 28–August 24, 2013
Friday, June 28, 6-8pm: Opening Reception and Artists’ Panel “How Art Tells the Story of a Community”

Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) is pleased to announce the support of the Martin Foundation for the upcoming exhibition, Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends, which features the [...]

“Race for the Cure” Needs Volunteers

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The Race for the Cure is now scheduled for October 19th.  Now is the time to get your team together and register for this fight to defeat breast cancer.

Again that meeting for volunteers is next Wednesday night at six at the Walker dealership between MacArthur and Michiels Drive.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/20/13

Alexandria Man Arrested for Heroine

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An Alexandria man is arrested after deputies say he delivered heroine to a hotel guest.
Police say Isaac Williams Junior tried to get away, hitting a detective with his bicycle, which sent the officer over a car hood and onto the ground.  The detective suffered minor injuries.
Williams is charged with distribution, flight and battery.  This is [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested for Assault and Battery

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Rapides deputies arrest an Alexandria man for assault and battery of a woman in Boyce.  Hilary Barnes is accused of forcing his way into a former girlfriend’s home and threatening her with a knife.  When deputies arrived, they say the man ran off after driving his vehicle into a ditch.
The incident happened on June 7th, [...]

Grant Parish Deputies Arrest Tennessee Woman for Murder

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Grant parish deputies arrest a Tennessee woman for murder.
Anita Reed is accused in the death of Bruce Bardwell in the JD Camp community on Sunday.  She’s also charged with obstruction of justice and is being held on a half million-dollar bond.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/20/13

Alexandria Woman Steals from an Elderly Person

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An Alexandria woman is arrested for stealing from an elderly person.
Police say they investigated 65-year-old Brenda Hopewell for seven months.  Detectives say Hopewell used a fraudulent power of attorney to obtain credit cards and buy items using the victim’s account.  Police say she took nine thousand dollars from a relative who lives in California.
KLAX ABC [...]

Kiwanis Club Honors Firefighter of the Year

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The Alexandria Kiwanis Club today honored the firefighter of the year.  He’s Reginald “Reggie” Hebert.  He was nominated for this honor, because he is credited with saving a woman from jumping off a bridge over the red river.  His supervisors say he remained calm and professional as he talked the woman down from the bridge [...]

Farmers Struggle Against Mother Nature

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Hurricanes can affect your grocery bills.
Louisiana is an agricultural powerhouse – a major contributor when it comes to sugarcane, soybeans, rice — just to name a few.  But as Alex Labat reports, farmers in all these areas are already up against Mother Nature this year.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/19/13

Natchitoches 300 Legacy Project Reception

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[ June 21, 2013; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Natchitoches 300 Legacy Project Reception
  You are invited to a reception honoring the “Natchitoches 300 Legacy Project” to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of Natchitoches.

As a tribute to Natchitoches’ Tri-Centennial Celebration, New Orleans artist Stephan Wanger will paint and display history like no other by using recycled Mardi Gras beads.

Join us Friday, June [...]

Man Arrested for 66th Time

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A Jonesville man is arrested for the 66th time by Alexandria Police.
Michael Harbor, is accused of burglary of a vehicle in the 32 hundred block of Redwood Drive.  Police say they also found drug paraphernalia on him.  Police also determined the tool box he was carrying had been stolen yesterday.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/19/13