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Man Shot to Death at Alexandria Hotel

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Alexandra Police are investigating a shooting death that happened very early this morning at a hotel on North MacArthur.  Police say they found a man dead from a gunshot wound before one this morning at the Select Inn on 2300 North MacArthur.
His identity is not being released until family members are notified.  The matter is [...]

3 Teens Arrested in Connection with Runaway Girl

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Left to right: Leah Nicole Yancey, 17; Skyler Wayne Van Patten, 18; Michael Anthony Maddox, 18
Vernon Parish authorities arrest 3 teens in connection with a reported runaway of a 12-year-old girl from another parish.
They’re 17-year-old Leah Nicole Yancey and 18-year-old Skyler Wayne Van Patten, both of Rosepine, and Michael Anthony Maddox of Slagle.  Deputies say [...]

Hineston Man Arrested for Sexual Battery with Child

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State Police report the arrest of a Hineston man for sexual battery involving a child.  Investigators say 46-year-old Donald Keith Walters had improper behavior with a three-year-old.
This case remains under investigation.  If anyone has any information in reference to this or other crimes involving Walters, please contact LSP at 318-484-2190.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/24/14

Foresters Prepare for Fire Season with Controlled Burns

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Setting a fire to stop a fire.  That’s exactly what foresters are doing in preparation of fire season.  ABC 31′s Bennett Roland Junior shows us how they do it.

The U.S. Forest Service always reports controlled burns to the area sheriff’s office, so they know how to respond to public inquiries.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/21/14

Job Fair in Pineville Features Positions at Jena Choctaw Pines Casino

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The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino is in the first of a two-day job fair in Pineville.  The group says eight job categories are taking applications, from poker dealers to cashiers.  The fair is being held at the Sleep Inn and Suites in Pineville.
The casino is located just north of Pineville in the Village of Creola.

The [...]

Cenla Events This Weekend!

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[ March 21, 2014 to March 23, 2014. ] Here’s a great list of everything going on this weekend in Central Louisiana!

Harley Davidson Demo Weekend

Test-ride the NEW Harley-Davidson line up BEFORE they’re released to the public. Live music, food and Demonstrations by Rush Accessories and Other Vendors.

Renegade Harley Davidson, 2030 North Mall Drive, Alexandria

http://www.renegadehd.com 

Crossroads Cup

Hosted by Cenla Soccer Organization

Friday, begins at 5 pm; Saturday, [...]

Anonymous Flyer Calls for Student Strike at LC

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An anonymous flyer is circulating around Louisiana College and to news media calling for a strike by students on Monday and Tuesday.  The flyer says they’re demanding the resignation of the President, Joe Aguillard.
The administration today said it takes all student complaints seriously and has an approved procedure for handling them.  Further, they say, they [...]

LC Students, Employers Participate in Annual Job Fair

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Louisiana College students today participated in the school’s annual career fair.  It’s more than a job-hunting activity.  LC officials say this gives students an opportunity to peruse various professions, find out what courses they should be taking to pursue jobs and what vacancies exist in our area.
Many students begin college with little idea of where [...]

Witness to First Atomic Bomb Test Tells His Story

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Where were you on July 16th, 1945?  Many of you may not have even been alive yet.
But George Allen was a witness to history.  He was among those who witnessed the first atomic bomb, called the Trinity Test.
Today he lives in Alexandria.  He was a young member of the U.S. Air Force, a navigator, just [...]

Man Arrested After Police Standoff

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A standoff in Grant Parish between a man and a mother with five children ends with one arrest.  The call went into the Grant Sheriff’s Office yesterday afternoon and lasted several hours.
Russell Hoffpauir, II of Montgomery is now in jail on a quarter of a million dollar bond for false imprisonment, domestic abuse with child [...]