Several Louisiana TV channels changing frequencies
Posted on 12/4/2018 11:39:00 AM.

The FCC is encouraging TV viewers of over-the-air channels to rescan their TVs as many stations in the state and around the country are moving frequencies in an effort to free up airwaves for high-speed internet and mobile broadband. Chair of the FCC Incentive Auction Task Force Jean Kiddoo said if you subscribe to TV, you don’t have to worry about the changes.

FCC, TV, Lafayette, Monroe, Alexandria, Lake Charles

Police: Alexandria woman shoots estranged husband in front of their children
Posted on 9/10/2018 11:36:00 AM.

An Alexandria woman is in jail after shooting her husband in front of their child Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walmart. 31-year-old Kayla Coutee has been charged with Second Degree Murder in the death of her 30-year-old husband, Thomas Coutee.

Kayla Coutee, Alexandria, Louisiana, 2018, shooting

Alexandria hosting all nine divisions of Dixie Girls Softball World Series
Posted on 7/27/2018 1:47:00 PM.

Alexandria is playing host to all nine divisions of the Dixie Girls Softball World Series, which is estimated to bring in over five thousand visitors.

The Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates the week-long event will have quite the economic impact to the area. CVB Executive Director, Sherry Ellington…
Dixie Girls Softball World Series, Sherry Ellington, Alexandria

Popular Central Louisiana festival, Alex Winter Fete, kicks off tonight
Posted on 11/30/2017 1:45:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
The city of Alexandria's Christmas festival starts tonight as Alex Winter Fete begins with downtown being illuminated with Christmas lights. Community Services Director for the city of Alexandria, Robert Weeks, says the festival runs through Saturday night and visitors will enjoy live music, food, an Indie Village -- and everyone's favorite; ice-skating.
AlexWinterFete, Robert Weeks, Alexandria, Christmas Festival

Pineville police solve murder of female within 24 hours
Posted on 10/19/2017 10:06:00 AM.

Pineville Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of 42-year-old Latish White. A passerby found her body near the Pineville Expressway early Wednesday morning. Pineville Deputy Police Chief Darrell Basco says they learned 29-year-old Matthew Sonnier of Pineville was responsible for her death and arrested him in Alexandria.

Pineville Police, Alexandria, Latish White, Matthew Sonnier

LSP: The arrest of an Alexandria man takes a large sum of drugs off the street
Posted on 1/29/2017 4:35:00 PM.
State Police say nearly two million dollars worth of drugs are off the streets of Central Louisiana as the result of the arrest of an Alexandria man. Trooper Scott Moreau says earlier this month detectives began investigating 37-year-old Derrick Felton for distribution of methamphetamine and he was taken into custody during a traffic stop.
Drug bust, Derrick Felton, State Police, Scott Moreau, Alexandria, crystal metamphetamine

2nd Annual Alex Winter Fête underway
Posted on 12/2/2016 4:38:00 AM.

The 2nd annual Alex Winter Fête is underway in Alexandria. The three day festival drew almost 30,000 people in its inaugural year. Director of Community Services, Daniel Williams, says this year will be bigger and better than last year.

Daniel Williams, Alex Winter Fête, Alexandria

Could we see an east-west interstate through Central Louisiana?
Posted on 10/25/2016 11:52:00 AM.

There is serious conversation about an east-west interstate that would cross central Louisiana through Alexandria, connecting western Texas to Georgia. Malcom Morris of Leesville, who is with the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition, says the chance of a new interstate called I-14, is very likely. He says they’re working on getting a federal designation and Texas has already been issued one.

Alexandria, Malcom Morris, central Louisiana, I-14, Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition

Former Alexandria Mayor Ned Randolph passes away from Alzheimer's at 74
Posted on 10/4/2016 3:07:00 PM.

Ned Randolph, former Alexandria Mayor, has passed away from Alzheimer’s at the age of 74. Randolph was a five term mayor, serving the city from 1986 to 2006. Current Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy says Randolph left his imprint everywhere in central Louisiana and treated everyone with decency.

Alexandria, Ned Randolph, Jacques Roy

Historic O.K. Allen Bridge to be demolished Saturday
Posted on 9/25/2015 1:08:00 PM.

A significant piece of central Louisiana’s history will be removed with the demolition of the O.K. Allen Bridge on Saturday. The new Curtis-Coleman Memorial Bridge is currently being built right next to the old one and will be closed to traffic during the destruction. DOTD Spokesperson Rodney Mallett says….

O.K Allen Bridge, Alexandria, Pineville, Curtis-Coleman Bridge, DOTD, Rodney Mallett

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