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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 $167,000 which is roughly $88/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Red River Bank buys Home Bank branch

Alexandria-based Red River Bank has purchased the Home Bank building at 8810 Bluebonnet Blvd. for $1.35 million, but said it has no immediate plans to open up a branch in the location.

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6 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Grady Brame to try to add to family's 2014 major state golf titles

Grady Brame of Hammond, an Alexandria native whose parents and siblings live in Alexandria, will try this weekend to be the second in his family to win a major amateur title in Louisiana this year.

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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Louisiana schools go smoke-free Friday

Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free.

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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

From the Past: July 31

Only Baton Rouge and New Orleans reported higher crime rates. July 31, 1954 Headquarters moving: Magnolia Petroleum Co.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Town Talk

Your Mail 7-30-2014: Spending tax dollars ... Relations with Mexico

The article contained statements from the city administration talking about how the Police Jury has wasted the taxpayer's money.

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The Town Talk

Our View: Get your say in how your pay used for play

In May, Alexandria residents approved a 6-mill tax dedicated to local recreational needs.

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The Town Talk

Possible Pineville nighttime parade could expand Mardi Gras over two weekends

The idea of a Pineville Mardi Gras parade has been in the back of Mayor Clarence Fields' mind for several years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Town Talk

From the Past: July 29

July 29, 1954 Court ruling: Judge Walter M. Hunter Jr. of Alexandria made the ruling in 12th Judicial District court that Marksville Mayor Coco has the right to vote as a member of the Marksville City Council but cannot vote again to break a tie.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Donaldsonville celebrates Kaley's courage with a surprise party

There is a unique surprise party being planned in downtown Donaldsonville, however the people behind the big bash do not know the guest of honor.

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The News-Star

Court rejects 2 wrongful conviction claims

A 3rd Judicial District Court has dismissed the wrongful conviction claims of two men who were found guilty of the 1986 murders of a Downsville couple.

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The Town Talk

Baton Rouge woman arrested after reckless driving complaints

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested after she was stopped Saturday by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies, who had been searching for her after several reports about an erratic driver on Interstate 49, according to a release.

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The Town Talk

Tip leads to arrests of Alexandria men in burglary

Two Alexandria men landed in hot water after a tip from a witness that alleged they stole a freezer and air-conditioning unit from a house in the 1200 block of Broadway Avenue, according to police.

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The Town Talk

Beads and Boos: Saluting foreign students and happiness

Beads: To LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center in Alexandria and to LSU Vice President for Agriculture Bill Richardson for hosting three Honduran students.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Town Talk

Rapides Library carnival benefits homeless students

The Rapides Library Carnival was all about games, food and fun. Behind it, though, was a serious issue -- school-aged children who often have no place to go.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Town Talk

Globe-trotting pastor settles in Alexandria as new Assemblies of God superintendent

Scott Holmes was a fresh-faced pastor in the Assemblies of God denomination when he and his wife Kara packed up their two young children in 1990 and left Louisiana to do missionary work on a tiny South Pacific atoll named Ebeye in the Marshall Islands.

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The Town Talk

Fundraiser at Thunder Valley Speedway in memory of owner's granddaughter

Alan Crowe considers tonight's inaugural St. Jude Classic at Thunder Valley Speedway a way to try to repay St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: July 26

July 26, 1954 Accident: Two children remained in a serious condition in an Alexandria hospital today with injuries sustained Saturday night when a car ran into four of them sleeping on a blanket in the Joy Drive-In Theater.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria, Rapides Parish face tricky negotiating process on Coliseum property

The city of Alexandria and Rapides Parish seemingly have settled on the preferred way to resolve their joint ownership of the Rapides Coliseum parking lot property.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Town Talk

Grant traffic stop leads to arrests of Rapides Parish women

Two Rapides Parish women are facing drug charges after a traffic stop Wednesday in Grant Parish, according to a release.

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The Town Talk

11th annual La Cuisine set for Sunday in Marksville

One of Cenla's tastiest fundraisers is set for Sunday at the Paragon Casino Resort Mari Showroom.

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