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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 $165,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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1 hr ago | The Times

Barbaree Jr. wins State Junior

Byrd sophomore-to-be Philip Barbaree Jr. fired a final round 66 and cruised to a six-stroke victory at the Louisiana State Junior Championship at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria.

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9 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Your Mail 7-11-2014: Probation and parole week

In addition, these dedicated public servants have the opportunity to change lives and build successful futures for the individuals under probation or parole supervision.

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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Alexandria's Manna House gets donation through group's extended giving

A local service organization has amped up its charitable donations this year. The Esther Grand Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star Prince Hall Affiliation of the Free Accepted Masons opted to extend its charity work beyond its traditional Food Bank donations to an organization that feeds the hungry every day in Alexandria.

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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Listing could boost Huey P. Long's chances of re-use

Joining the National Register of Historic Places would only offer limited protection for Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville, but it would open up tax breaks that could make its re-use more economically feasible.

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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

From the Past: July 11

Smith Meyer, took fellow jury members by surprise Tuesday with his motion that the parish be reapportioned into 15 districts.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Town Talk

Mother saves child from Kincaid Lake, performs CPR

A fast-acting mother snatched her toddler from underwater at Kincaid Lake after the child fell Thursday while playing in waist-deep water at the lake outside Alexandria, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office.

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The Town Talk

Central Louisiana weekend entertainment will heat you up or cool you off

Enjoy the music in and around Alexandria this weekend. Here are some of the highlights.

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The Town Talk

Edwin Edwards story could hit movie screens

Imagine George Clooney starring in a major motion picture as former Gov. Edwin Edwards.

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The Town Talk

New bingo sites could open in Alexandria over next 120 days

The moratorium on new bingo halls in Alexandria has been lifted, so the chips will fall where they may -- for 120 days.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Mayo announces 5th District candidacy in Alexandria

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo was surrounded by area elected officials and others today as he visited Alexandria to announce his candidacy for the 5th Congressional District seat.

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The Town Talk

Applications accepted for Central Louisiana home-repair program

Rapides Station Community Ministries, a nonprofit in Alexandria, is accepting applications for eligible homeowners to participate in the USDA Rural Development Home Repair Loans and Grants program.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KLAX

Road Closure: Jackson St Between 6th and Foisy

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development , advises the public that the City of Alexandria is initiating an EMREGENCY TURN LANE CLOSURE.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria Police arrest two brothers in connection with armed robbery

Two brothers were arrested Monday after a reported robbery at a residence in the 500 block of Richmond Avenue, according to Alexandria Police.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: July 8

Avoyelles and Natchitoches parishes do not have landfills but have relied on open dumps as the sole means for residents to dispose of their garbage.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria City Council eyes changes to bingo regulations

Regulation of bingo in Alexandria, including possibly lifting a moratorium on new bingo halls, is on today's meeting agenda for the City Council.

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The Town Talk

Meet the staff: Melissa Gregory, Town Talk online editor

The first thing I remember being praised for writing was a junior high English assignment, a paper in which we were to write an obituary for an object.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Town Talk

Pitkin man facing murder charge in shooting death of elderly woman

A Pitkin man is facing a first-degree murder charge after a woman he shot Saturday died Sunday in an Alexandria hospital, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria woman captured after allegedly stabbing man

When Rapides Parish Sheriff's deputies arrived to a disturbance call Friday night on McKeithen Drive, they found a man who had been stabbed in the chest by a woman later found hiding in a briar patch nearby, according to a release.

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The Town Talk

Outgoing director sees great chances of growth for Port of Alexandria

Boosted by an exciting new industry and the potential for an expanded footprint, the future looks promising at the Port of Alexandria.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Ancient Louisiana site braces for more tourists, newspaper reports

Now that the Poverty Point State Historic Site has been designed a World Heritage Site , Louisiana tourism officials are hoping that visitors from around the globe will come to the complex in northeast Louisiana, The Town Talk reports .

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