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Four arrested in Alexandria following chase with police

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Four people were arrested in Alexandria following a high-speed chase with police on May 27, 2022. The Creola Police Department said the following people were arrested:. Isaiah James Wimbly - Charged with contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, the illegal possession of stolen firearms and the...
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Pineville man arrested for attempted carjacking

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - A Pineville man has been arrested on an attempting carjacking charge. According to Pineville police, Tanner Lovelace, 34, approached a victim stopped at a traffic light and attempted to enter her vehicle. Police said Lovelace was violently pulling on the passenger side’s door handle and using vulgar language, demanding entry.
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Funeral Services for Lugene Williams, affectionately called “Bo,” will be Saturday, May 28 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Viewing will be at 10 a.m. at the church with burial following at Breda Town Cemetery, Natchitoches. Arrangements entrusted to Winnfield Funeral Home, 2033 3rd St.,...

Mansura Missing Person: Brooklyn Rachelle Chenever

MANSURA, La. (KALB) - The Mansura Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating Brooklyn Rachelle Chenevert, 27. She was last seen in the Mansura area traveling towards the Marksville area with an unknown Black man in a pickup truck on May 21. The make and model are unknown.

Police: Attempted carjacking on Military Hwy

ALEXANDRIA, La. (WNTZ) – On May 26, 2022, at about 8:30 AM, the Pineville Police responded to the 2700 block of Military Highway regarding an individual trying to gain entry into a motorist’s vehicle. The victim was stopped for a traffic light when the suspect approached her vehicle and began trying to get into the passenger side of the vehicle by violently pulling the door handle and using vulgar language demanding entry. The victim was able to engage her door lock sand drive away from the subject.

Free admission to Splash Kingdom for donating blood

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – LifeShare and Splash Kingdom have partnered to give you something special for helping those in need. Donate blood at participating LifeShare Centers or any mobile blood drive in the ArkLaTex on Friday, May 27, and get a voucher for free admission into Splash Kingdom – Oasis and a LifeShare donor t-shirt.

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run Incident

Alexandria, La. (May 25, 2022) – An Alexandria woman has been arrested in connection with the Monday night hit-and-run death of a bicyclist. Katie V. Haddad, 36, of Alexandria was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run and driving while under suspension. The fatal accident happened at approximately 10 p.m....

REMINDER: United Airlines will discontinue service at AEX June 2

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Long waits and long lines are predicted for those traveling by air during Memorial Day weekend, as officials say airports across the nation will see a large spike in passengers. “With Memorial Day weekend, we are at the official start of the summer season,” said Sandra...

Lamar Robert Marcotte, Jr. 87, Mansura

Former Mansura Elementary School and Plaucheville High School principal. Funeral Mass for Lamar Robert Marcotte, Jr. of Mansura will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Mansura.

Alexandria woman arrested in relation to May 23 hit-and-run

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An Alexandria woman has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist that occurred on MacArthur Drive on May 23, 2022. Alexandra police said Katie V. Haddad, 36, has been charged with felony hit-and-run and driving while under suspension. The incident claimed the...

Lecompte Wins Cleanest City Contest

Yesterday, the city of Lecompte, Louisiana earned first place in category c of the Louisiana garden club federation cleanest city contest. Among those in attendance to celebrate were Lecompte mayor Craig Phillips. Lecompte cleanest city chairwoman Joyce Lyford says it was a total town effort. Joyce Lyford, Lecompte Cleanest City...

Numa J. Jeansonne, Sr., 95, Marksville

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Numa J. Jeansonne, Sr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksville, LA. with Fr. Dan O’Connor officiating. Interment will be held at St. Joseph #2 Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.

Rapides Parish Library sets sails for summer reading

ALEXANDRIA, La. - The Rapides Parish Library is setting sail for the 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program. June 1 marks the beginning of the voyage! Participants may begin registration now by visiting any RPL location in person or virtually by downloading the Beanstack app on their smart device and entering their information. Registration is just a few clicks away.

Small business advocate points to legislative wins

Small business has scored some victories in Washington and Baton Rouge, a state representative for the National Federation of Independent Business told a St. Mary Chamber audience Wednesday. The organization is hoping for at least one more big win by the end of the year. Dawn Starns McVea, Louisiana’s NFIB...

Anna Lemoine Gaspard, 81, Cottonport

Private memorial service for Anna Lemoine Gaspard of Cottonport will be held. Burial will be held on a future date. Anna Lemoine Gaspard, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at her home in Cottonport. Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Dana Dupont of Plaucheville,...

The Natchitoches Public Library Celebrates World Turtle Day in Style!

The Natchitoches Public Library celebrated World Turtle Day with an exciting and educational program for children Thursday, May 26 at the library’s main branch. Three educators from the Alexandria Zoo brought some turtles and tortoises from the zoo as well as a collection of turtle eggs and shells. The...

CLTCC closed May 30 in observance of Memorial Day

(CLTCC) - Central Louisiana Technical Community College will begin its four-day workweek for the summer on Tuesday, May 31. It will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. The four-day workweek schedule will end Friday, August 5. Employees will work four, 10-hour days, Monday through Thursday from...