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  1. Louisiana artist Tony Forrest charged in shooting death of son-in-lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Tony Forrest, 64, was booked with second-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Tommy Thompson, of Alexandria, who was shot at Forrest's home. If he is indicted and convicted on the charge, he would face an automatic life sentence.

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  2. Markel Brown waits his turn, talks about how he's readyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nets Daily

    ... first 27 games, most of the rest he's spent in street clothes. He and those who helped go from a poor kid in Alexandria, LA, spoke this week after he was named the Central Louisiana Athlete of the Year. He was chosen by his hometown paper, Town ...

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  3. Alexandria artist faces 2nd-degree murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Town Talk

    Alexandria artist faces 2nd-degree murder charge An argument between two men turned violent early Wednesday, leading to one death and one arrest. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Police search the trunk of a vehicle at a South Hampton Drive residence in Alexandria on Wednesday.

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  4. Northwestern State's Stoehr Cenla Sportswoman of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Town Talk

    ... Talk's 2014 Sportswoman of the Year in Central Louisiana. Her chief competition for the award came from LSU of Alexandria junior outfielder Brooke Thomas, who was selected to the NAIA softball All-America second team and was Co-Player of the Year in ...

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  5. Monroe mom wins gingerbread contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The News-Star

    ... too. This is a work of art!" Gannett's five Louisiana publications - The News Star , Monroe; The Town Ta lk, Alexandria; The Times , Shreveport; The Daily Advertiser , Lafayette; and The Daily World , Opelousas - asked readers to submit photos of ...

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  6. Cause of fatal fire not yet determinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Town Talk

    Cause of fatal fire not yet determined The cause of a fire that killed two young twin girls in Alexandria is under investigation. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Alexandria fire officials haven't yet determined the cause of a house fire that claimed the lives of 2-year-old twin girls on Saturday.

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  7. How do you gumbo Alexandria?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Town Talk

    How do you gumbo Alexandria? Take Gannett Louisiana's survey to share what ingredients make your gumbo special. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The gumbo of Carolyn Manning is a dish she tasted in her youth and painstakingly recreated the recipe from memory.

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  8. Panic Saturday: Shoppers rush to make final purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    Panic Saturday: Shoppers rush to make final purchases Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Twilla Boone and her mother, Deanna Turnage, both of Alexandria, were trying to wrap up their Christmas shopping on Saturday in Pineville. Like many shoppers, Twilla and her mom Deanna Turnage were still checking off their Holiday shopping lists on Saturday.

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  9. Doll and Toy Fund gives gifts to more than 1,700 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    Doll and Toy Fund gives gifts to more than 1,700 kids Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Glen Taylor Jr. and his sisters Marriana Taylor, Tatyana Taylor and Shania Taylor shop for Christmas presents with Alexandria City Marshal Deputy Derrick Stafford on Saturday. Alexandria police officers also participated in the event.

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  10. Twin toddlers die in Alexandria house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    A pair of 2-year-old Alexandria twins died Saturday at an Alexandria hostpital after city firefighters responded to a fire at their home. Twin toddlers die in Alexandria house fire A pair of 2-year-old Alexandria twins died Saturday at an Alexandria hostpital after city firefighters responded to a fire at their home.

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  11. Fire destroys office, clubhouse at Bringhurst FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    Fire destroys office, clubhouse at Bringhurst Field Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Alexandria firefighters were on scene at at a fire that struck the office building at Bringhurst Field Saturday around noon, Dec. 20, 2014. The fire is under investigation.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com The last memory locally of the Alexandria Aces was a season in United League Baseball that went down in flames in July of 2013.

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  12. Doll & Toy DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    ANI Rotary TT Doll and Toy Fund Belinda Easley gets help from Rebecca Shepherd , Tori Shepherd and Elizabeth McBride as she shops for three boys and a girl a the annual Doll & Toy Distribution sponsored by the Rotary Club of Alexandria and The Town Talk. The even was held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Alexandria Convention Hall in downtown Alexandria.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com The Town Talk, Gannett Doll & Toy Distribution ANI Rotary TT Doll and Toy Fund Belinda Easley gets help from Rebecca Shepherd , Tori Shepherd and Elizabeth McBride as she shops for three boys and a girl a the annual Doll & Toy Distribution sponsored by the Rotary Club of Alexandria and The Town Talk.

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  13. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Advocate

    ... recruiting volunteers for the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Roy O. Martin-Martco Lumber Co. in Alexandria, the Innovation Champion Award, for its management plan of the company's 582,000 acres of forest, certification by the Forestry ...

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  14. Shop with a CopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    ANI Shop with a Cop Glen Taylor Jr. and his sisters Marriana Taylor, Tatyana Taylor and Shania Taylor shop for Christmas presents at the Wal-Mart on North Mall Drive with Alexandria City Marshal Deputy Derrick Stafford during the annual City of Alexandria Marshal's office Shop with a Cop event held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

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  15. Fire at Bringhurst FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Town Talk

    ANI Bringhurst Fire City of Alexandria firefighters were on scene at at a fire that struck the office building at Bringhurst Field Saturday around noon, Dec. 20, 2014. The fire is under investigation.-Melinda Martinez/mmartinez@thetowntalk.com Fire at Bringhurst Field ANI Bringhurst Fire City of Alexandria firefighters were on scene at at a fire that struck the office building at Bringhurst Field Saturday around noon, Dec. 20, 2014.

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  16. Academy presents bikes to Huddle studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Town Talk

    Academy presents bikes to Huddle students Sporting goods company gives bicycles to 29 elementary school students as Christmas presents. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Academy Sports employees pose with a group of students from D.F. Huddle Elementary in Alexandria after presenting them with bicycles.

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  17. Leavitt Group Adds Gourgues as VP, Benefits in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Insurance Journal West

    ... strategic planning. Leavitt Group added the Houston, Texas, location to their existing offices in Shreveport and Alexandria, Louisiana earlier this year, and also recently started a benefits practice. Gourgues earned both a masters and bachelors ...

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  18. Rep. Boustany angry over VA clinic delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to the VA Hospital in Alexandria, the scheduled changes are because construction bids on the contracts didn't meet the VA timeline. President Obama signed a VA reform bill in August that included approval for those clinics and two dozen others around the country.

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  19. The clock is ticking: Send us your gingerbread photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Atwood's Bakery in Alexandria sells fully decorated gingerbread houses ($120) or take home kits ($60) for fun at home. There's no shortage of gingerbread houses lining holiday aisles and bakery shelves these days. And Gannett's five Louisiana ...

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  20. Alexandria celebrates Hanukkah with lighting of MenorahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Town Talk

    The Fulton Mini Park in Alexandria has been lit up for the Christmas season about a month, but after Tuesday night, it will shine a little bit brighter. Alexandria celebrates Hanukkah with lighting of Menorah The Fulton Mini Park in Alexandria has been lit up for the Christmas season about a month, but after Tuesday night, it will shine a little bit brighter.

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