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Mother of Alexandria’s first homicide victim of 2022 talks about son’s case

Alena Noakes recaps the lawsuits the City of Alexandria has filed against City Council President Catherine Davidson. City of Alexandria files two lawsuits against City Council President Catherine Davidson. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. Officials with the City of Alexandria have filed two lawsuits against City Council President Catherine Davidson....
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Audit: Thousands moved to personal account

An independent audit of the city of Oakdale found that a now deceased city clerk transferred nearly $500,000 in city funds to her personal bank accounts without authorization over a two-year period. The clerk allegedly made transfers estimated to be $248,564 and $203,753 for the fiscal years ending June 30,...
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APD Arrests Carjacking Suspect

Alexandria, La. (May 17, 2022) – Less than 24 hours after an Alexandria man carjacked a woman in the 2000 block of Jackson Street, Alexandria Police officers arrested the suspect. Kelvin R. Harrison, 39, of Alexandria, was arrested early Tuesday afternoon in Avoyelles Parish after leading officers on a...
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City of Alexandria files two lawsuits against City Council President Catherine Davidson

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Officials with the City of Alexandria have filed two lawsuits against City Council President Catherine Davidson. In a press release sent out on Wednesday, the city said their goal is to “stop Ms. Davidson from continually and currently violating the City’s Home Rule Charter and to stop her harassment and wrongful conduct against City employees.”
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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Vivian Theresa Guillot Ducote, 88, Hessmer

A mass of Christian Burial for Vivian Theresa Guillot Ducote will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 20, 2022 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Hessmer, with Fr. Edwin Rodriguez-Hernandez officiating. Entombment will be in St. Alphonsus Mausoleum #1 under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Marksville.
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Demetrice “Knowledge” Todd, age 46

Demetrice “Knowledge” Todd, age 46, passed away on Saturday, May 14th, 2022. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Cheyenne Todd; parents, Ricky Moore and Elaine Tryals; brother, Ricky Moore, Jr. (Karen); and a host of family and friends. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude...
MANSURA, LA
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Oakdale High culinary team places third in national event

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Oakdale High School is celebrating the culinary expertise of its students. Twenty-three students attended a cooking competition at Epcot in Florida, participating in the “Cook Around the World” event. Each school invited to attend was assigned one of four continents: North America, Asia,...
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Heart of Worship Church buys Pelican Seafood & Poboy building

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - The Heart of Worship Church (HOW) in Pineville has purchased the building the Pelican Seafood & Poboy restaurant operates out of. The two parties were recently in a land dispute after the church put up a fence on what they believed was the property line between the church and the restaurant. The fence limited parking and blocked the drive-thru and handicap entrance to the restaurant and was eventually torn down by a fed-up passerby.
PINEVILLE, LA
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City Files 2 Lawsuits Against City Council President

Alexandria, La. (May 18, 2022) – City of Alexandria officials have filed two lawsuits against City Council President Catherine Davidson. The suits were filed this week to stop Ms. Davidson from continually and currently violating the City’s Home Rule Charter and to stop her harassment and wrongful conduct against City employees.
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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Arthur Lavalais hits the ground running, enlists into the Army

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Arthur Lavalais completed his high school career as one of the top running backs in the history of Peabody’s program. He led the state in rushing yards with over two thousand yards on the ground and 23 touchdowns. Although we know him as a star on the football field, his first love was actually shooting hoops.
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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DemonSats cleared for space balloon launch

A team of Northwestern State University students presented their Flight Readiness Review (FRR) before the Louisiana Space Grant Consortium (LaSPACE) on May 16, earning permission to launch their payload into space via sounding balloon. The DemonSats-3 team of Derek Dupre of Houma, Jordan Sensat of Pineville and Arianna Jackson of Mandeville, a student at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, integrated their payload onto the ACES-68 flight that launched on May 17 from Ragley. The flight can be tracked at https://laspace.lsu.edu/laaces/flightinfo/?fname=ACES-68.
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