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Hessmer man charged with vehicular homicide after fatal crash

HAMBURG, La- A Hessmer man was charged with vehicular homicide after a fatal crash on Friday afternoon according to Louisiana State Police. Police say they responded to the crash on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on LA Highway 1 near Hamburg. The crash killed 63-year-old Arlene Juneau of Baton Rouge. 42-year-old...
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Hessmer man charged with vehicular homicide

AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB) - A man from Hessmer has been arrested following a fatal three-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 1 near Hamburg. Kenneth Normand, 42, has been charged with vehicular homicide, according to Louisiana State Police. LSP says on June 18 around 1:30 p.m. Normand was driving south on...
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False report hinders search for LaSalle escapee

LA SALLE PARISH, La. (KNOE) - The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escaped inmate, but their search got off on the wrong foot due to a false report they received as the search began. On June 18, 2021, authorities announced online that they were looking for Earl...
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Cenla residents celebrate Juneteenth

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - This year, residents in Central Louisiana turned the Juneteenth celebrations up a notch for its first year being recognized as a federal holiday. In Alexandria and Bunkie the celebrations have been going on for years to recognize the end of slavery. Residents in the city of Alexandria celebrated the holiday with a parade starting at Peabody Magnet High School and ending at the downtown amphitheater with an estimated five hundred to one thousand people participating.
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Alexandria events coming up

1. Rhea Lana's of Alexandria-Pineville Fall/Back-to-School Consignment SALE!; 2. Virtual Speed Dating for Professional Singles!; 3. Dont Make Me Laugh Dinner & Comedy Fundraiser; 4. ET(Battle City); 5. Three Dog Night;
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RADE arrests Lafayette man in Alexandria on narcotics charges

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Sheriff Mark Wood and Sheriff Steven McCain held a joint press conference Thursday afternoon, announcing the arrest of Quinton James Berard, Sr. On June 16, around 11 p.m., Rapides Area Drug Enforcement Unit (RADE) members, consisting of RPSO and officers with the Woodworth Police Department, were conducting interdiction patrols on I-49 North near mile marker 66.
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This is the cheapest gas in Alexandria right now

(ALEXANDRIA, LA) According to Alexandria gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.41 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Sam's Club at 3805 N Blvd was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.48 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Valero at 1701 Lee St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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Ruby Dammon, 99, Bunkie

On Monday June 7th, 2021 Ruby Kathryn “Kitty” Fluke Munson Dammon, loving wife and mother passed away peacefully at the age of 99 in Bunkie, LA. Kitty was born on March 15th, 1922 in Alexandria, the daughter of George Fluck and Alma (Baynard) Stevens. She had one brother George C. “Jack” Fluck Jr. (1925-2011).
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Saturday has sun for Alexandria — 3 ways to make the most of it

(ALEXANDRIA, LA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Alexandria. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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RADE Traffic Stop on I-49 Leads to Large Narcotics Seizure

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, about 11:00 p.m. Rapides Area Drug Enforcement Unit (RADE) members, consisting of RPSO and officers with the Woodworth Police Department, were conducting interdiction patrols on I-49 North near mile marker 66. Team members observed the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer commit a traffic violation and...
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Sunbreak Sunday — tackle it with these activities

(ALEXANDRIA, LA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Alexandria. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Jena Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Jena: Sunday, June 20: Mostly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, June 21: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers
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