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Arrest made in connection with Boyce overdose death

BOYCE, La. (KALB) - On August 10, 2022, the Boyce Police Department held a press conference regarding the death of 48-year-old Charntel Baty. Boyce PD said they received a call about an unresponsive woman on March 2. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Baty dead from a suspected drug overdose. Derrick Ford, 46, who police say was romantically involved with Baty, was also on the scene at the time.
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Boyce PD gives details surrounding the overdose death of Charntel Baty

After confusion over who is now prosecuting deadly hit and run case, matter continued. A 29-year-old Oakdale woman, charged in a hit and run crash that killed a cyclist just south of Alexandria, was back in court on Aug. 10 for a pretrial conference. Ahead of trial, DA’s Office gets...
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Record-breaking visitor spending in Cenla for 2022 Dixie Girls Softball World Series

ALEXANDRIA, La. - A total of 15,000 visitors flocked to Alexandria and Pineville for the Dixie Girls Softball World Series this weekend, giving area hotels, restaurants, retailers and attractions a significant boom in business. According to data provided by the Alexandria Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, direct spending for World Series visitors totaled over $2.7 million.
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Police investigating Monday night homicide in Alexandria

A 28-year-old man was killed Monday in a homicide that remains under investigation, according to police. Alexandria Police Department officers responded around 7:41 p.m. to calls of shots fired and a man down in the Rapides Avenue and Ball Powell Street area, reads a news release. The victim, Ronald Benson,...
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Cleco Watt Matters energy-savings campaign continues with fifth and final focus area: Keep It In!

PINEVILLE, La. – Aug. 10, 2022 – To save energy and money, Cleco customers should weatherize their homes. Weatherization seals a home, so customers can Keep It In! “Sealing air leaks around windows and doors and making sure you have the right amount of insulation can save energy and keep a home cool during the hot summer months,” said Andre Guillory, vice president and chief customer officer. “The goal is to make sure your home is sealed tight like an envelope, so the cool air stays inside.”
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Alexandria crime concerns voiced at public safety meeting

The process to rename Fort Polk will reportedly cost $1.3 million. The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. Updated: 9 hours ago. |. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina...
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Process to rename Fort Polk reported to cost $1.3M

Just one day after the City of Alexandria reported its 11th homicide of the year, the city council hosted a public hearing allowing residents to voice their concerns and offer up solutions to the city. |. The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate.
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