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Forest Hill man in child, domestic abuse case pleads not guilty

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Aug. 6, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-08-15 17:35:00

Three arrested after break-in at Alexandria Zoo

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -Three people are under arrest after police said they broke into the Alexandria Zoo.KALBAlexandria Police told us they were called around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning to the zoo after staff members said three suspects were seen breaking into the facility.They then fled on foot, b

KALB.COM - 2018-08-14 14:13:00

Authorities seek public's help in locating man wanted for armed robbery

On June 14, a victim was sitting in his parked vehicle on Desoto Street when a masked suspect approached. The suspect forced the victim out of the vehicle at gunpoint and struck him numerous times, causing him to be hospitalized. He also took the victim's wallet and pants before fleeing the scene.

KALB.COM - 2018-08-14 10:20:00

CTK: Leesville in seek of senior leadership

LEESVILLE, La (KALB Sports) --In 2017 the Leesville football team claimed the district 3-4A championship with a record of 10-2, both losses coming to Rayne in the regular and post-season. Graduating 11 starters the Wampus Cats have to replenish key leadership.

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Natchitoches PD terminates 2 officers for 'improper' Facebook posts

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB) -The Natchitoches Police Department tells News Channel 5 that it has terminated two officers accused of making racially insensitive posts on Facebook.Natchitoches Mayor Lee Posey previously said that two officers were on administrative leave while the city investigated the p

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Pineville woman accused of stealing from youth baseball group

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Aug. 6, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-08-15 18:25:00

Former Dixie Youth Baseball Association treasurer arrested for forgery, theft

After an extensive investigation, detectives found the association’s past treasurer, Belinda Liza Warren, 35, of Pineville, had allegedly made several transactions from the account over the last few months. Some transactions were even made in the off season winter months.

KALB.COM - 2018-08-15 12:15:00

Ball man remains in jail after arrest in child rape case

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Aug. 6, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-08-13 22:34:00

What does Pineville plan for its downtown?

In fact, city officials have grappled for years with how to reinvigorate Pineville's dormant downtown area — which includes, as defined by a newly reformed development district, the nascent commercial corridor of U.S. Highway 165 near Lake Buhlow, the area around Main Street and the Red River riverf

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-08-14 23:14:00

Ball man charged for first degree rape of juvenile

During their investigation and subsequent interview of the victim, RPSO found evidence that supported the initial allegations and warrants were obtained for the arrest of Dennis Francis Miller, Jr., 54 on four counts first-degree rape, two counts aggravated sexual battery, and six counts aggravated

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Two Cenla communities to upgrade water systems through USDA program

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) -Two Central Louisiana communities will be getting a revamped water system after receiving millions of dollars in loans from the United States Department of Agriculture.USDA Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett was on hand in the Rapides Parish Com

KALB.COM - 2018-08-14 14:58:00

New year marks changes for Alexandria schools

Lemoine and Principal Tracy Vorrice are new to Martin Park as are about 20 teachers and students who previously attended schools like Acadian, Alma Redwine, W.O. Hall and Hadnot-Hayes. Lemoine said the first day of school is always "wild."

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-08-15 00:40:00

Arraignment set for man charged in March fatal Broadway Avenue crash

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) -John Scott, 43, will be arraigned in Rapides Parish on September 17 on a series of charges he faces following a fatal crash that claimed the lives of Darlicia Smith, 27, and her son M'Kye, 6.Scott's charges include vehicular homicide, 1st degree vehicular negligent injury

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NPD officers investigated for alleged racist Facebook posts have been fired

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Two Natchitoches Police Officers accused of posting racists comments on Facebook have lost their jobs.The City of Natchitoches announced Monday that following an investigation into improper Facebook postings by the two officers the employer/employee relationship between the City

KTAL - 2018-08-13 21:16:30

Natchitoches city officials fire officers investigated for alleged racist Facebook posts

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MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-08-14 01:25:31

Many man faces serious drugs/firearms charges

MANY, La. -A 53-year-old Many man is facing serious drug charges, following an investigation by the Tri-Parish Narcotics Task Force, comprised of DeSoto, Red River and Sabine Parish deputies.

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Love them or hate them, roundabouts are coming

But roundabouts are much different. Unlike the traffic circle, which has two lanes, an internal speed limit of 45 mph and approaches with cars typically traveling at even higher speeds, roundabouts are one-lane wide on streets with much lower posted speed limits.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Local Events (Aug. 18-Sept. 4)

Send your event announcements to Hannah at lifestyleeditor@natchitochestimes.com!Les Amies will host the annual Pack the Bus school supply drive at Walmart Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. They will collect school, teacher, classroom and cleaning supplies, which will be donated to all Natchito

NATCHITOCHES TIMES

Natchitoches investigating whether two officers made racist posts on Facebook

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) -A majority-black Louisiana city is investigating whether two police officers made racist posts on Facebook, and has put both on administrative leave.

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PHOTOS: Church groups gather to pray at local schools

Members of the Pentecostals of Alexandria, Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church and others in the community gathered Saturday morning to pray at Cherokee Elementary School. Organizers of "Take it to the Tracks" asked groups to meet at every campus in Rapides Parish at 10 a.m. to pray for students

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