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  1. Emergency declared as La. officials eye rising Red RiverRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State officials and authorities in northwestern Louisiana are keeping an eye on the Red River, which is expected to surpass flood stage late next week. Caddo Parish authorities noted the Red is currently expected to crest four feet above its 30-foot flood stage on June 6. The governor's office says flooding further downriver, in Coushatta and then Alexandria, is expected the following week.

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  2. Personnel FileRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    ... remains active at both the state and local levels, serving as a mentor for emerging physician leaders. KQID-FM of Alexandria won the Prestige Award for Promotion of the Year-Radio for its "Live & Local" promotion. The award was given at the 2015 ...

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  3. Hotel to reopen as Holiday Inn in early 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    UPDATE: Hotel to reopen as Holiday Inn in early 2016 Alexander Fulton Hotel will be converted into a Holiday Inn to open early next year. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Jay Sharplin, president of Southern Hospitality Group, stands inside the closed Alexander Fulton Hotel in Alexandria on Friday as he talks about his company's plans to transform it into the Holiday Inn Downtown Convention Center.

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  4. Road Closures on Dewey W. Wills WMARead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KLAX

    ... the southern portion of LaSalle and Catahoula parishes in central Louisiana approximately 20 miles northeast of Alexandria. For more information on the WMA, go to: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma/2753 . For more information, contact Cliff Dailey at ...

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  5. Downtown hotel to reopen as Holiday Inn in early 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    The process has begun to transform the Alexander Fulton Hotel in downtown Alexandria into the Holiday Inn Downtown Convention Center. Downtown hotel to reopen as Holiday Inn in early 2016 The process has begun to transform the Alexander Fulton Hotel in downtown Alexandria into the Holiday Inn Downtown Convention Center.

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  6. Acclaimed artist Paul Brewer fondly recalls Alexandria rootsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    Chicago artist Paul Brewer, at 81, is forever young as an acclaimed artist whose roots as a painter and illustrator were seeded and nurtured in Alexandria. He does stylized and abstract portraits with subject matter ranging from sports to florals to landscapes, and he uses oil, acrylics and water colors for his mediums.

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  7. Hippie, come back? Louisiana school system may change haircut rules, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Nachman Elementary in Alexandria suspended a boy for most of the spring because he has long hair. The school system is now moving forward on new grooming rules, according to a report in the Town Talk.

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  8. Wrongful death suit filed after Alexandria woman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a father has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office and Alexandria's utility department, saying a prisoner working for the city on a work crew wasn't properly supervised when he escaped and later shot and killed the man's daughter. The Town Talk reports John Kite filed the suit Thursday in the 9th Judicial District Court.

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  9. Vitter: Obama biggest threat to 2nd AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    UPDATE: Vitter: Obama biggest threat to 2nd Amendment Sen. David Vitter expressed strong support for gun rights Thursday in Alexandria. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: U.S. Sen. David Vitter talks about his support for Second Amendment rights at a Gun Owners of America event Thursday at Security Sporting Goods in Alexandria.

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  10. Vitter: Obama is biggest threat to Second AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Town Talk

    Sen. David Vitter expressed strong support for the Second Amendment on Thursday in Alexandria and said its biggest threat is the Obama administration. Vitter: Obama is biggest threat to Second Amendment Sen. David Vitter expressed strong support for the Second Amendment on Thursday in Alexandria and said its biggest threat is the Obama administration.

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  11. Items from Coliseum go on auction block SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Town Talk

    ... auction taking place on Saturday morning. Bonnette Auctions will host an auction for items from the city of Alexandria, Grant Parish and Natchitoches Parish at 9 a.m. Saturday at 3804 McKeithen Drive near Alexandria. Read or Share this story: ...

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  12. Search underway for missing juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KLAX

    ... brown eyes, is 5" 5" tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds. Courtney was last seen on May 26th, 2015 in the Alexandria area but could be in the Oakdale area. If anyone has seen or has information concerning Courtney Blue, please contact the ...

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  13. Vitter to meet with gun owners Thursday in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | The Town Talk

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, will attend a "town hall meet and greet" hosted by Gun Owners of America on Thursday in Alexandria. Vitter to meet with gun owners Thursday in Alexandria U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, will attend a "town hall meet and greet" hosted by Gun Owners of America on Thursday in Alexandria.

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  14. Arrests posted May 26, 2015, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriffa s websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Advocate

    ... hit-and-run driving and driver must be licensed. TRISTAN DALE DAIGLE: 19, of the 8100 block of LA 28 West, Alexandria. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant. JENNIFER D. DAVIS: 38, of the 200 block of Yearling Road, Duson. She was booked on felony ...

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  15. School Board Given More Time on DesegregationRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Courthouse News Service

    ... regarding the depth of its responsibilities in the desegregation area," wrote Chief Judge Dee Drell of the Alexandria, Louisiana Federal Court. "That board has now matured and we have seen a remarkable effort within the board to get on with the work ...

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  16. LSUA Generals fans cheer on team from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Town Talk

    LSUA Generals fans cheer on team from home Alexandria had its great share of support from 950 miles away. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Deron Thaxton , vice chancellor at LSUA , and Bob Austin, LSUA women's basketball coach watch the LSUA Women's softball team take on Lindsey Wilson in the NAIA Softball World Series held in Sioux City, Iowa.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... and don't risk driving through water of unknown depths. As of 10:45 p.m. the line of storms in located from near Alexandria southwest to Beaumont. Storms will move reach a line from Lake Charles to Oakdale between now and 11:45 p.m. Farther east the ...

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  18. Tornado Watch now in effect for all of Southwest Louisiana including AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... and don't risk driving through water of unknown depths. As of 10:45 p.m. the line of storms in located from near Alexandria southwest to Beaumont. Storms will move reach a line from Lake Charles to Oakdale between now and 11:45 p.m. Farther east the ...

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  19. Region used to military maneuversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Times

    ... personnel carriers and infantry units through the woods and countryside as well as Shreveport, Lake Charles and Alexandria, the maneuvers witnessed impressive leadership by men who would become the big names of World War II and beyond: George Patton ...

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  20. Lafayette Sheriffa s Office: Work release program prepares inmates a for life after jailaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Colby Turner removes a tire form a large truck Thursday afternoon at Stelly's Auto and Truck repair in upper Lafayette. Turner worked at Stelly's before his incarceration, so it was natural for him to work there when he enrolled in the Transitional Release Program offered by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office.

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