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  1. CLTCC Fafsa and Open House for Each CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | KLAX

    Press Release - Alexandria, La., Nov. 9, 2017 - Each campus of Central Louisiana Technical Community College will host a free financial aid workshop and open house to help current and prospective college students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and tour campuses in preparation for next year. CLTCC spring semester classes start Jan. 16, 2018.


  2. Cenla ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | KLAX

    Central Louisiana's premiere major event venue, the recently-renovated Rapides Parish Coliseum, is the site for the Saturday, Dec. 9 Cenla Showdown featuring games involving Northwestern State's highly-successful NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball teams. The Lady Demons tip off the afternoon doubleheader against reigning Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Texas Southern at 2 o'clock.


  3. Three Bodies Found in Rapides ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | KLAX

    On October 18, 2017, at approximately 0316 hours the Pineville Police Department responded to the area of Melrose and Shamrock in reference to an unresponsive female in the laying in the roadway. Upon their arrival, officers observed a partially clothed female, with what appeared to be multiple stab wounds about her body.


  4. Central Louisiana Regional Port MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | KLAX

    This notice has been hand posted for the general public at the Central Louisiana Regional Port Office and may also be viewed at and shall meet at the Port Central Office located at 600 River Port Road, Alexandria, LA.


  5. Louisiana Holiday Trail of LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | KLAX

    Christmas lights and parades are fun, but sometimes children need to run around and burn a little energy. The Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum in Monroe is perfect for just that.


  6. Job Fair at CLTCC for AHARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | KLAX

    Alexandria, La., Oct. 17, 2017 - The Alexandria Housing Authority will conduct a job fair for its new $67 million public housing improvement project under the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The project will be completed in phases, and various types of construction workers are needed for Phase I of the project.


  7. Alexandria Mayor Speaks About City CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KLAX

    Following a crime debate among city officials, Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy spoke about crime in Alexandria and shared statistics during his weekly briefing. "This is something I've got to own," says Roy, "it doesn't matter what stats say or don't, the truth is I have a very big problem with youth and drug-driven crime and gun crime that we have to get a hold of, right now.


  8. Two Men Arrested for Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | KLAX

    Press Release - BATON ROUGE, LA - Attorney General Jeff Landry's Cyber Crime Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Unit have arrested two Rapides Parish men on multiple counts of child pornography charges. "My office will continue to work diligently and effectively to take child predators off of our streets."


  9. Central LA Regional Port is GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KLAX

    The Central LA Regional Port is excited to announce its first land acquisition from a private party since 1988, the year the Port was established as a subdivision of the State of Louisiana. Approximately 7 acres on the Alexandria side of the levee was purchased from the Port's newest tenant, Alexandria Terminal Company.


  10. Duhon Shooting Six Suspects in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | KLAX

    Suspects Donerious Roy and Devontae Chisem have been taken into custody, both this afternoon. Both are being booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.


  11. LSUA Welcomes New Faculty MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KLAX

    ALEXANDRIA, LA - LSU of Alexandria is proud to announce the hiring of several new faculty members who began teaching for the fall 2017 semester. Martha McMillan is one of the newest members of the Department of Nursing.


  12. Alexandria Man Charged with First Degree MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KLAX

    On September 3, at around 10 pm, APD responded to a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of Beatrice Street. When officers arrived, they found a 25-year-old male had been shot and was moaning, but unresponsive.


  13. City of Alexandria Provides Sandbags to ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KLAX

    Do-It-Yourself Locations Shovels and bags will be provided on-site by the City of Alexandria. 1. Bringhurst Park - Parking lot between Bringhurst Field and Alexandria Zoo located off of Babe Ruth Drive.


  14. Kidnapping Leads to Vehicle Pursuit, Arrest MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KLAX

    On August 2, around 7:15 am, APD responded to the 6400 block of Milmar Bl, to a report of a disturbance involving a man with a knife and possibly a gun. Officers responded and were informed that the suspect had just left in a BMW.


  15. Three Arrested for Multiple Vehicle BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KLAX

    On August 1, around 2:30 am, APD officers responded to Terra Ave to a report of a vehicle burglary in progress. Officers responded to the area and found the victim was able to detain the suspect until police arrived.


  16. Over 90 Pounds of Marijuana Recovered During A Traffic Stop in ALexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KLAX

    On July 19, members of the Central Louisiana Safe Streets Task Force , working with the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdiction Drug Task Force and the US Marshal's Task Force, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle entering Alexandria. The traffic stop ultimately led to a search warrant for the vehicle. 2 comments

  17. Cenla Heath FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | KLAX

    Region 6 Office of Public Health will host a public health fest on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at the Rapides Parish Health Unit located at 5604-A Coliseum Boulevard in Alexandria from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The health fest is free and open to the public and will provide education on breastfeeding, food and nutrition, sexually transmitted diseases, immunizations and more. There also will be a one-mile walk, blood pressure checks, door prizes, and face painting for kids.


  18. RPSO Searching for Runaway JuvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KLAX

    Indya Carter is a black female, 14 years of age. She has black hair and brown eyes, weighs 117 pounds and is 5 ft 7 in tall.


  19. Hit & Run in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | KLAX

    On June 24, around 3:30 pm, APD officers responded to a report of a hit & run crash at Coliseum Blvd and Windermere Blvd. While officers were en route to the crash, a traffic officer located the suspect vehicle on Heyman Lane, near Bayou Rapides Rd. When officers made contact with the driver of the suspect vehicle, they immediately detected a strong odor of an alcoholic drink coming from him. Traffic officers conducted a DWI investigation in addition to the investigation of the crash, and the driver was arrested.


  20. Boil Advisory: Coliseum BlvdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KLAX

    Alexandria, Louisiana- Repairs to a 2-inch service lateral in the 7500 block of Coliseum Blvd. have resulted in the need for a boil water advisory, according to Utility Director Michael Marcotte. As a precaution, the Alexandria Water Department is issuing a boil advisory effective immediately.


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