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Cenla Chamber Introduces Job Connection

A new website is available for members of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. It’s called the Job Connection and it’s a way for Chamber members to connect with the talented needs of Louisiana employers.
It’s basically a centralized hub for job seekers.

The website is free and is designed to address employers’ needs with job posting [...]

City Park Players to Present “Second Samuel”

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The City Park Players’ production of Second Samuel opens tomorrow night.
It’s the story of a lazy little Georgia town in the 1940′s. They’ve experienced the end of World War Two and the election of Harry Truman. But, it’s also the summer when the town piano teacher passes, and it turns out she had some secrets.
What [...]

2 Arrested on Lee After Shots Fired

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Alexandria police arrest two people after reports of shots fired late Monday in the 44 hundred block of Lee Street. Dametris Bowles and Jazzmyn Wellington, both of Alexandria, are both charged with discharge of a gun in a roadway and possession of a gun with a destroyed serial number.
Wellington is also charged with drug possession.
KLAX [...]

Lawsuit Filed on Common Core

Parents and teachers who support common core file a lawsuit against the governor. The lawsuit claims Governor Bobby Jindal’s efforts to suspend testing contracts to undermine common core is a violation of the state constitution.
Jindal, who once supported common core, insists the suit has no merit.
This comes on the heels of a group of lawmakers [...]

ULL Bomb Threat A Diversion for Bank Robbery

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Lafayette authorities say a 30-year-old man is responsible for bomb threats last Wednesday on the ULL campus. Devin Haywood is also charged with attempted bank robbery the day of the bomb threat.
The threat was a hoax. Someone phoned in the threat to KATC-TV in Lafayette, shutting down the campus of about 55 hundred people.
The investigation [...]

Servies for Larry Jeane to Be Held Thursday

Services for Pineville and Ward Marshal Larry Jeane will be held Thursday morning at 10 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Pineville.
Jeane died Sunday as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was 68.
Burial will be at Fort Jesup Cemetery in Many. Arrangements are being handled by Hixson Brothers in [...]

Husband and Wife Die in Crash

A husband and wife from Columbia are killed in a crash in LaSalle Parish. Troopers say 72-year-old Margie Moore collided with an oncoming car on Highway 28 East near U.S. 84. Her husband, 83-year-old Bluith Moore was the passenger.
The crash happened on Sunday afternoon.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/22/14

New Boil Advisory Issued, Another Lifted

The EMC Water System has issued a boil advisory for customers in the Calcasieu community. The water system is headquartered in Elmer.
Meanwhile, the advisory for customers on Twin Bridges Road is lifted.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/22/14

Police Jury Meets Over Coliseum Parking Issues

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The Rapides Parish Police Jury meets to iron out problems with efforts to carry out renovations at the Rapides Coliseum. The police jury president says the issue continues to be the parking lot, which is co-owned by the parish and the city.

The architect says his group is ready to go when the legal wrinkles are [...]

Pineville Marshal Dies from Crash Injuries

Pineville City and Ward Marshal Larry Jeane has died. He was 68 years old.
He died from injuries sustained in a crash Friday afternoon. Witnesses say he was slumped over the wheel when he crossed the centerline and hit another car.
Jeane was in his third term. He was the first warden for the work training facility [...]

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