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  1. Arthur Lee Elbert IRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Star Press

    He was born on November 12, 1930 in Alexandria to Andrew Claude and Deana Lucille Elbert.

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  2. Fourth of July 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... (back), owner of Tamp & Grind Coffee House, were hosting the annual Burnt Weenie Festival Saturday in downtown Alexandria. -Melinda Martinez/The Town Talk ANI Burnt Weenie Festival Ruby Roberts (left) of Opelousas along with family members Caleb ...

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  3. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Advocate

    ... 48 United States, both starting and finishing in Milwaukee, WI. The flag leaves Baton Rouge for Lafayette and Alexandria. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- From left, Nation of Patriots flag bearer Carl Landriault affixes the American Flag ...

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  4. Justices of peace face quandary over same-sexaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily World

    ... any obligations priests have to marry people, said the Rev. Chad Partain, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Church in Alexandria. "We don't have the authority to change; we also really don't recognize any authority to change," Partain said, noting that ...

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  5. 'RADD-ical' plan would transform downtown AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Town Talk

    'RADD-ical' plan would transform downtown Alexandria Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy says a group's plan may accelerate the downtown renaissance. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: A plan offered to enhance downtown development recommends tearing down Alexandria City Hall to make way for a "Town Center Green" open area.

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  6. Jury in Alexandria convicts man of resisting deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Town Talk

    Jury in Alexandria convicts man of resisting deportation A federal jury in Alexandria has convicted an Ethiopian national who resisted deportation efforts at Alexandria International Airport. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: , 30, of Ethiopia, was found guilty of two counts of failure to depart, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.

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  7. Bicycling safety campaign gets under way in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Town Talk

    Teaching bicyclists and motorists how to share the road is the focus of a new bicycle safety campaign in Alexandria. Bicycling safety campaign gets under way in Alexandria Teaching bicyclists and motorists how to share the road is the focus of a new bicycle safety campaign in Alexandria.

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  8. Justices of peace face quandary over same-sex rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Town Talk

    ... any obligations priests have to marry people, said the Rev. Chad Partain, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Church in Alexandria. "We don't have the authority to change, we also really don't recognize any authority to change," Partain said, noting that ...

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  9. Referees will not call games without pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Town Talk

    Referees will not call games without pay raise This season, fall Friday nights in Louisiana could have a drastic change. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The Alexandria Football Officials Association - the Alexandria chapter of the LHSOA - voted Wednesday night to not call games this fall unless there is a pay increase prior to the start of the season.

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  10. First Totally Biodegradable Fishing Lure Soon to DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Plastics Technology

    What is said to be the first-ever, totally biodegradable freshwater fishing lure will be making its debut at the Convention of Allied Sportsfishing Trade Show , being July 14-17 at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center. Injection molded by Rat-L-Trap of Alexandria, La., the new fishing lures are made from 100% Nodax PHA from biopolymer producer MHG , Bainbridge, Ga., which has plans to give out 150 lures at this event.

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  11. Cassidy: Strong case has been made for Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Town Talk

    Cassidy: Strong case has been made for Fort Polk U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said a strong case has been made for preserving troop strength at Fort Polk. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy jokes with customer Angel Stanley at the Y-Not-Stop convenience store south of Alexandria that he ought to know if someone is over 21 because he is a doctor.

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  12. Trooper attacked Tuesday resting, authorities still searching for attackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The State Trooper in Alexandria hospitalized Tuesday afternoon has been released from the hospital and is home resting, State Police said. The trooper, who has not been identified, was struck in the head with an unknown object while fighting with the driver of a Chevrolet Caprice after a traffic stop.

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  13. Trooper resting as car description updated in Tuesday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Marked and unmarked Louisiana State Police vehicles sit at the scene of a shooting Tuesday. A trooper who had pulled over a car on Old River Road outside Alexandria was hit on the head and fired upon as at least two suspects fled.

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  14. Sen. Cassidy opens new regional office in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Town Talk

    Sen. Cassidy opens new regional office in Alexandria U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy says area residents shouldn't hesitate to call his new Alexandria office for assistance. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, was on hand Wednesday for the formal opening of his new Central Louisiana Regional Office, located in Dunbar Plaza, 3600 Jackson St., Suite 115A, Alexandria.

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  15. Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Journal

    ... Haley Dubroc, left, and Susan Waltermyer hold their marriage license outside the Rapides Parish Courthouse in Alexandria, La., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Dubroc and Waltermyer are the first gay couple in Rapides Parish to apply for a marriage license. ...

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  16. Reminder: Cassidy to open Cenla office todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Town Talk

    Reminder: Cassidy to open Cenla office, work at store today U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon today to formally open Reminder: Cassidy to open Cenla office today Reminder: Cassidy to open Cenla office, work at store today U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon today to formally open Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will visit Alexandria today to open a regional office and work in a convenience store.

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  17. Rec2U brings Alexandria park to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Town Talk

    UPDATE: Rec2U brings Alexandria park to life Alexandria's new Rec2U program brought a neighborhood park to life on Tuesday. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Alexandria Police Cpl.

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  18. Search underway for suspects in trooper-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Town Talk

    ... vehicles sit at the scene of a shooting Tuesday. A trooper who had pulled over a car on Old River Road outside Alexandria was hit on the head and fired upon as at least two suspects fled. The trooper was able to return fire, and was later taken to a ...

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  19. Trooper involved shooting in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The traffic stop/incident took place on Old River Road at LA Hwy 1, in Rapides Parish. After coming into contact with the driver an altercation ensued, which the driver initiated.

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  20. Neighborhood drawn to Rec2U action in Alexandria parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Town Talk

    Pamela Burns was keeping up with seven children Tuesday morning at Helen Black Park as the city of Alexandria officially launched its Summer Mobile Neighborhood drawn to Rec2U action in Alexandria park Pamela Burns was keeping up with seven children Tuesday morning at Helen Black Park as the city of Alexandria officially launched its Summer Mobile Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Alexandria Police Cpl. Mechelle Williams watches kids jump in an inflatable at Helen Black Park on Tuesday.

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