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Alexandria, Louisiana is located in Rapides Parish. Zip codes in Alexandria, LA include 71302, 71301, and 71307. The median home price in Alexandria is $160,000 which is roughly $88/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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54 min ago | The Town Talk

Alexandria-area churches unite to celebrate Good Friday

Pastors and congregants came together to celebrate Good Friday with a program supported by the Central Louisiana Baptist Ministerial Alliance.

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54 min ago | The Town Talk

Early voting for May 3 elections begins today

Early voting begins today in Cenla for the May 3 elections that include three mayoral runoffs and an Alexandria recreation tax.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jazz vocalist Linnzi Zaorski: 'you've gotta have dancing feet on the dirt sometimes'

It was a series of old short films of Duke Ellington that got Linnzi Zaorski hooked.

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The Town Talk

FAQ: Tax proposal for Alexandria Recreation & Education Program

Revenue from the tax would help to fund the city-owned Alexandria Zoo and city recreation and cultural programming.

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The Town Talk

Early voting starts Saturday for May 3 election

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.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: April 18

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.

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The Town Talk

Prompt Succor students perform Passion Play

With Easter approaching, first-graders at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Alexandria presented the Passion Play at the school on Wednesday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Three Alexandria residents charged in burglaries

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.

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American Bass Anglers

Bassmaster Weekend Series operated by American Bass Anglers 1.888.203.6222

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.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: April 17

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.

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The Town Talk

Eggstravaganza: Children find eggs, love for reading at Rapides library event

About 100 kids visited with the Easter Bunny and hunted plastic eggs at the Rapides Parish Library's annual Eggstravaganza on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Town Talk

Record low temperature set today in Alexandria

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.

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The Daily Advertiser

Poll: McAllister's reputation damaged but not destroyed

Poll: McAllister's reputation damaged but not destroyed

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Town Talk

Alexandria man accused of punching woman in face in a bar

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.

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The Town Talk

Police: Alexandria man caught with marijuana while trying to enter courthouse

An Alexandria man who kept setting off the metal detector at the Rapides Parish Courthouse Tuesday morning was found to be carrying a small bag of marijuana, according to a release.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana's crawfish supply should satisfy Holy Week demand

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.

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Examiner.com

Motorcycle Rider Injured on Sunday in Alexandria Shriners Circus Stunt

Alexandria , LA - A motorcycle rider was obviously injured in a show on Sunday in Alexandria, La at the Shriners 2014 circus .

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NOLA.com

Ed Tarpley to run for Vance McAllister's US House seat

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 .

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The Town Talk

From the Past: April 14

Friday, 100 children from Woodworth, Alexandria, Forest Hill, Mora and other places hunted for eggs, refreshments and fun at "Grandma" Butler's in Woodworth.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Star

Louisiana has a shrinking problem

My longtime friend Buddy Roemer spoke recently in Alexandria about our "disappearing" Louisiana, but it was population troubles on which the former congressman and governor focused, not our eroding coastline.

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Flood Warning for Rapides Parish was issued at April 18 at 8:53PM CDT

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