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Local Church Celebrates 150th Birthday

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The congregation at Newman United Methodist says the church has an interesting and rich history. The church was built in Read More →

Chamber Hosts Legislative Luncheon

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The Cenla Chamber hosts a legislative appreciation luncheon for our local lawmakers, who say it was the toughest session since Read More →

Man Jumps Into Flooding Red River

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A 32-year-old Pineville man is under hospital evaluation after jumping yesterday into the Red River on the Pineville side of Read More →

Process To Change Common Core Called “A Sham” by Opponents

Common core is a controversial buzz phrase among educators. A process is beginning to change it, maybe eliminate it altogether, Read More →

6 Cenla Educators Finalists for Statewide Awards

Six educators from Central Louisiana are finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year. Teacher finalists are Jennifer Jeffers, Concordia Read More →

Kennedy Says Budget Only Balanced on Paper

State Treasurer John Kennedy says the state’s recently approved multi-billion-dollar budget is being held together with duct tape. Kennedy says Read More →

Dardenne Comments on Gov. Race, State Budget

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Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne spent most of the day in Alexandria. He visited the Good Food Project in Alexandria. ¬†Organizers Read More →

Dardenne Announces Tourism Office Partnership with AMoA

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Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne announced a new partnership between the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and the Alexandria Museum Read More →

Fort Polk Soldier Arrested in Domestic Disturbance

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Vernon deputies arrest a 37-year-old Fort Polk soldier after a domestic disturbance. Deputies say Robert Daniel Drummond used his gun Read More →

Mudfest Evacuated Due to Flooding Red River

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All eyes are on the Red River in Alexandria and especially north of here in Grant parish where the swollen Read More →