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Pastors and congregants came together to celebrate Good Friday with a program supported by the Central Louisiana Baptist Ministerial Alliance.
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It was a series of old short films of Duke Ellington that got Linnzi Zaorski hooked.
Revenue from the tax would help to fund the city-owned Alexandria Zoo and city recreation and cultural programming.
Early voting begins across the state Saturday for the May 3 general election. Voting will continue through April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding Sunday.
The proposed site, off an extension of Ellis Street just outside of the Alexandria city limits near Martin Park, had been approved by the Rapides Parish Housing Authority.
A school resource officer at an Alexandria school kept an eye on three burglary suspects until his fellow Rapides Parish Sheriff's deputies arrived and captured them Thursday, according to a release.
Registration for the event will take place at the City Park Pavilion across the street from Eufaula Cove on Friday, April 25 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.
April 17, 1954 Population: The population of Alexandria was estimated at 39,100 today, not counting the area recently annexed to the city or another area to be annexed next month.
It didn't get down to freezing, but this morning's low temperature in Alexandria did set a record for April 16. This morning's low was 37 degrees in Alexandria, according to the National Weather Service in Lake Charles.
A woman reported to Alexandria Police on April 8 that a man had punched her in the face inside a bar after she accidentally bumped into another woman, according to a release.
Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean to retail customers say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend.
Alexandria , LA - A motorcycle rider was obviously injured in a show on Sunday in Alexandria, La at the Shriners 2014 circus .
Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley says he's running for the U.S. House seat currently held by Republican Vance McAllister of Swartz .