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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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9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | American Bass Anglers

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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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Town Talk

Record low temperature set today in Alexandria

It didn't get down to freezing, but this morning's low temperature in Alexandria did set a record for April 16. This morning's low was 37 degrees in Alexandria, according to the National Weather Service in Lake Charles.

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The Daily Advertiser

Poll: McAllister's reputation damaged but not destroyed

Poll: McAllister's reputation damaged but not destroyed

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Town Talk

Alexandria man accused of punching woman in face in a bar

A woman reported to Alexandria Police on April 8 that a man had punched her in the face inside a bar after she accidentally bumped into another woman, according to a release.

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The Town Talk

Police: Alexandria man caught with marijuana while trying to enter courthouse

An Alexandria man who kept setting off the metal detector at the Rapides Parish Courthouse Tuesday morning was found to be carrying a small bag of marijuana, according to a release.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana's crawfish supply should satisfy Holy Week demand

Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean to retail customers say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend.

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Examiner.com

Motorcycle Rider Injured on Sunday in Alexandria Shriners Circus Stunt

Alexandria , LA - A motorcycle rider was obviously injured in a show on Sunday in Alexandria, La at the Shriners 2014 circus .

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NOLA.com

Ed Tarpley to run for Vance McAllister's US House seat

Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley says he's running for the U.S. House seat currently held by Republican Vance McAllister of Swartz .

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The Town Talk

From the Past: April 14

Friday, 100 children from Woodworth, Alexandria, Forest Hill, Mora and other places hunted for eggs, refreshments and fun at "Grandma" Butler's in Woodworth.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Star

Louisiana has a shrinking problem

My longtime friend Buddy Roemer spoke recently in Alexandria about our "disappearing" Louisiana, but it was population troubles on which the former congressman and governor focused, not our eroding coastline.

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Daily World

Legislative session cool now, but expected to heat up soon

The first month of the 2014 legislative session has been calmer than in several years, lawmakers and session observers say, but the forecast for the future could be hot and stormy.

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The Town Talk

Business Beat: DIS-TRAN, CLTCC work together to resolve welder shortage

"I've been here 16 years, and we've always had trouble filling that void," said Jodi Robeau, operations manager at DIS-TRAN Steel.

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The Town Talk

Your Mail 4-13-14: Make your wishes about health care known ... Eager ...

Each of us has the power to tell our physicians and our loved ones what types of medical care and treatments we want.

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The Town Talk

Alexandria church provides nourishment for bodies and souls

An Alexandria church is finding a way to reach out to the people in its neighborhood beyond drawing them into Sunday church pews.

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The Town Talk

Retired teachers to hold Spring Meeting in Alexandria

The meeting is being hosted by LRTA District VII and its president, James T. Stewart.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Town Talk

Tarpley announces candidacy for 5th Congressional District seat

Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley has announced that he will run for the 5th Congressional District seat in the fall election.

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The Town Talk

From the Past: April 12

City employee raises: Pineville Mayor Fred Baden is having second thoughts about how raises for city employees approved March 27 were determined.

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