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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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53 min ago | The Town Talk

Jacquline Johnson, Town Talk info center clerk

I grew up in the small town of Bunkie about 40 miles south of Alexandria. It was great experience for me, my four sisters and two brothers.

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53 min ago | The Town Talk

Organization hosts social to encourage fitness in Central Louisiana

Fitness and fellowship were the reasons behind the second annual Fit Families for Cenla Social on Saturday at Kincaid Recreation Area.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The News-Star

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

Rhodes anniversary

<![CDATA[Raymond Rhodes Sr. and Mary Faye (Nash) Rhodes of Alexandria celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 11, with family and friends at a catered dinner hosted by children, Raymond Rhodes Jr., Felicia Ross, Leslie Kirk and Ashley Figgins at Broadway Resource Center.

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The Town Talk

Rapides, Alexandria must reach agreement before Coliseum project can begin

A $20 million-plus renovation of the Rapides Coliseum is in limbo while the Rapides Parish Police Jury and the city of Alexandria try to reach an agreement necessary for the project to move forward.

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The Town Talk

Dan Howard: ROTC returns as program at LSU-Alexandria campus

Americans enjoy many freedoms that have been achieved through the sacrifices of men and women serving in the United States military.

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The Town Talk

Central Louisiana Personnel File

Crain was elected by his peers in the LSU Council of Student Body Presidents to represent the system.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Town Talk

Police: Man in Pineville custody is suspect in Walmart purse snatching

A man who is a suspect in the Pineville Walmart purse snatching from Monday that hospitalized a woman has been identified as 36-year-old Desmond Demonde Price.

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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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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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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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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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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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