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Some parts of Alexandria will experience planned electrical outages early Tuesday morning so that Cleco can make repairs to a primary line on city-owned utility poles, according to a release.
Louisiana cotton acreage is up to nearly 200,000 acres, which is vast improvement over 2013's record low of 125,000 acres, but corn is down to about 420,000, a significant decrease from last year's 700,000 acres, an LSU AgCenter official in Alexandria said.
1 to include all the city of Alexandria. July 21, 1904 Lawn party benefit: The ladies of St. James Episcopal Church Altar Chapter will give a lawn party for the benefit of said Chapter July 27th.
The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians received an $18,000 grant from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living, and with that money the tribe's health department will educate tribal youth on the dangers of tobacco.
The two Alexandria hospitals now providing emergency medical treatment to Rapides Parish Jail inmates say they have security measures in place to help ensure the public's safety.
It was one of the most profound moments in world history, as American astronaut Neil Armstrong's foot touched the surface of the moon and he delivered the now-iconic proclamation: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
The city of Alexandria's position is clear on a dispute that threatens to delay or derail the planned renovation of the Rapides Coliseum.
Stacey Mitchell loves her job. It's a good job and it pays well -- just not enough to make life easy.
Thirteen people from across Louisiana and Mississippi were arrested Thursday in a Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office operation that targeted prostitution in the Alexandria area.
A man running on North Boulevard with a weed trimmer was stopped by Alexandria Police Thursday and ended up being booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center for the 46th time, according to police.
Two men stole a steamroller from an Alexandria construction site, leading to reports of damage that are being investigated by detectives, according to Alexandria Police.
Gary Childress is on a mission to grow tennis in north Rapides Parish. Childress, 65, is a Shreveport native who has taught tennis for more than two decades and was a club pro for years in Texas.
Disney's new animated feature "Planes: Fire and Rescue" will serve as the backdrop Saturday for an education/meet-and-greet session hosted The Grand Theater by the Kisatchie National Forest Calcasieu Ranger District firefighters.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:41 am
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