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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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16 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Your Mail 4-20-14: Good care at Huey P. Long Hospital ... 'Surely, we can forgive'

This is probably the best-kept secret in Central Louisiana. I discovered this recently when I delivered magazines to the Medicine Clinic, which is located in a trailer outside the gate at H.P. Long Hospital.

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20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Personnel File

Widhalm is the executive director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches.

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Yesterday | The Town Talk

Church holds annual Fun Day Saturday in Alexandria's Harmon Park

Comforter Baptist Church of Alexandria, along with Alexandria City Councilman Ed Larvadain III, hosted a Fun Day at Harmon Park in Alexandria.

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Yesterday | The Town Talk

Pope Francis strikes chord with Catholics in Cenla, state

Millions around the world will crowd Christian churches today to hear and celebrate the story of Christ's resurrection.

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Yesterday | The Town Talk

Eggs in whooping crane nest first sign of reproduction in Louisiana in 75 years

Dressed in a red-striped shirt adorned with large, white birds, Sara Simmonds, of Alexandria, expressed her joy Tuesday over the recent discovery of two whooping crane eggs in a nest in the White Lake area in Vermilion Parish.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Town Talk

Westbrooks-Wright

The bride is the daughter of Clarence Earl and Alishea Ann Spottsville III. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Arthur and Mary Kirk and great granddaughter of Lillie Mae Butler of Alexandria and the late Mr. Eugene Butler.

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The Town Talk

Branham-Busby

Tracy L. MacKenzie officiating. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Peach Branham and James Edward Branham, Jr. of Alexandria.

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The Town Talk

Ellis-Green

Pastor James Dorsey, Sr. officiated. The celebration was witnessed by a host of family and friends.

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The Town Talk

Manuel-Worley

Reverend Father Craig Scott of Alexandria officiated. Leslie is the daughter of Doctor and Mrs. Michael Dean Manuel of Alexandria, Louisiana.

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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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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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Flood Warning for Rapides Parish was issued at April 20 at 8:28PM CDT

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