Alexandria Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Somerset Patriots Sign RHP Seth WebsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Double G Sports

    ... 3.28 ERA. In 2015, Webster made one start for the Boomers before the Atlanta Braves purchased his contract. The Alexandria, Louisiana native went on to go 8-7 with a 2.82 ERA with High-A Carolina that season. Additionally, Webster yielded just eight ...


  2. Some Louisiana Republicans break ranks on Rainy Day FundRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Some Louisiana House Republicans are breaking ranks with members of party leadership who oppose tapping the state's Rainy Day Fund to soften $304 million in midyear budget cuts, though they're likely in the minority. As the USA Today Network of Louisiana reports, House GOP Chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, and other Republican representatives have said they won't vote to unlock $119 million from the Rainy Day Fund.


  3. Calhoun County Board of Education names Alexandria Middle School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Anniston Star

    The Calhoun County Board of Education on Thursday named an assistant principal in Alexandria to the top job at the area's under-construction middle school. Five of the board's members present for Thursday evening's meeting approved Shannon Finley for principal at the $15 million Alexandria Middle School.


  4. Women's agriculture conference planned for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Acadiana Resource Conservation District announces the 5th annual Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference set for Feb. 9 and 10 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Alexandria. The conference kicks off with an evening of networking, good food and live music on Thursday and educational sessions get underway Friday at 8 a.m. Registration is $50 and includes all events and meals.


  5. 15-year-old girl fatally wounded in Baton Rouge shooting: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 |

    ... fter McElwee was struck, her car began moving and crashed into a ditch. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the Alexandria, La.-based news station said.


  6. La. House GOP leader: My new budget plan won't touch higher ed or rainy-day fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, left, speaks on amendment 681 regarding HB14 by Rep. Walter Leger III, D-New Orleans, at right, concerning cigarette taxation as the House votes on tax bills, Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, La. The leader of Louisiana's House Republican delegation is offering his proposal for closing a $304 million midyear deficit without needing a special legislative session.


  7. Boil Advisory: Woodside DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KLAX

    Alexandria, Louisiana- Repairs made to a 2-inch service lateral in the 4400 block of Woodside Drive have resulted in the need for a boil water advisory, according to Utility Director Michael Marcotte. Because the water pressure in that line segment had to be discontinued, the water in that line segment may have been compromised.


  8. Recalibrating Fight Against HungerRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Hunger Free Alexandria's January monthly meeting focused on progress in the fight against hunger since the release of the report in 2014 "Toward an End to Hunger in Alexandria." But they agree there is much to be done and set priorities for the year ahead.


  9. Vehicle TheftRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | KLAX

    ... to detectives. During their investigation, Carlos Allen Pickering, 47, of Boyce and Jerry Wayne Brown Jr., 31, of Alexandria were developed as suspects. Detectives established sufficient probable cause, which lead to warrants being granted for ...


  10. Louisiana College serves up a fastball in banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Town Talk

    ... a little inspiration to get it pumped up Monday. Hosting their First Pitch banquet at the Best Western in Alexandria, the Wildcats welcomed former Bolton, LSU and Major League infielder Warren Morris as the special guest speaker for the event. ...


  11. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Town Talk

    ... one of those things you expect to happen. Greg was not the first person to freeze to death on the streets of Alexandria. We try to tend to them before a tragedy like this happens." To help with CLHC's efforts, visit or call ...


  12. Inglewood Kickoff MarketRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | KLAX

    ... Live Music Face Painting - Hot Food - Bon Fire - Beverages Inglewood Farm is located at 6233 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, Alexandria, LA. Visit them online at or find them on Facebook.


  13. Beating death suspect to remain out on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Town Talk

    ... suspects remaining in the August 2016 beating death of Michael Butler, 55, at the Motel 6 on MacArthur Drive in Alexandria. A fourth defendant, Brooke Ashlyn Daniels of Alexandria, pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit second-degree ...


  14. House GOP poised to reject use of Rainy Day FundRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... "We've used and used the Rainy Day Fund and not put any back," said House GOP delegation Chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. "The Rainy Day fund is for catastrophic events. These are uncomfortable cuts, but not catastrophic." Members of the House ...


  15. First Alert Forecast: Intermittent showers today; heavier rain threat later this weekRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... the front edges closer to the area, moving into central Louisiana and bringing a higher threat of storms from Alexandria, southward to Vernon, Beauregard and Allen parishes. The highest threat of storms Tuesday will be over northwestern portions of ...


  16. Groups celebrate 10-year mark of La. restaurant smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... to enact tougher policies. Many of the state's larger cities, including New Orleans, Hammond, Monroe and Alexandria have done so. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living continues to seek a statewide ban on smoking in bars and casinos. Tonia ...


  17. Prep notebook: LHSAA to hold preconvention regional meetings Tuesday through ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... a.m. Tuesday. A 3 p.m. Monroe-area meeting is set at Ouachita Parish High. Wednesday's schedule starts in the Alexandria area with an 8:30 a.m. meeting at Pineville High with a 3 p.m. meeting for Acadiana schools at the Lite Center in Lafayette to ...


  18. Inglewood Farm weathers catastrophic stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Town Talk

    ... - sunny and mild. Row after row of dead and dying plants showed how badly the small organic farm just outside Alexandria was hit by last week's weather. As much as 80 percent of the farm's winter vegetables were lost. Reed, Inglewood's Harvest Barn ...


  19. Suspicious package outside Medford Police HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. Before joining NBC5 News, Matt spent a year in Alexandria, Louisiana as a reporter and anchor for KALB News. Matt was also a production assistant at KEZI 9 News in Eugene and an intern ...


  20. Permanent fix coming for Campti's leaky water tankRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... ETA is around the 25th or the 26th of this month," Smith said. And crews like CENLA Environmental Science out of Alexandria come to inspect the water three times a week, the mayor said. "Doing around the clock with our maintenance men, checking ...


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