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If you receive an unusual e-mail from Walmart, beware. It could be a scam. The Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Walmart have received numerous phone calls from residents about e-mails they’ve received from Walmart, sometimes misspelled as Wall-Mart, regarding purchases made on their account.
Wednesday, May, 22, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Local residents are being warned about a scam that's been showing up in e-mails.
Thursday, May, 16, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Alexandria received "terrific" news about a watermain extension project it's doing in a newly annexed area west of McKay Avenue.
Tuesday, May, 14, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A family of four escaped injury when their plane parachuted down onto Lake Latoka in Alexandria on Friday morning. Witnesses on shore reported hearing a plane’s engine making sputtering noises, followed by a loud bang, which came from the plane’s parachute being deployed.
Wednesday, April, 03, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
According to law enforcement scanner traffic at approximately 10:30 this morning, a plane just crashed on northwest Lake Latoka in Alexandria.
Friday, March, 29, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The good news: The number of car accidents, domestic violence calls and drunk driving arrests in Alexandria dropped in 2012. The bad news: Burglaries skyrocketed, and assaults, felony arrests and drug-related crimes are all on the rise.
Wednesday, March, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
An idea for the city to buy the Carnegie Library Building in Alexandria has run into a wall.
Tuesday, March, 26, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A new safe way to dispose of unused prescription medication has been launched locally. On Wednesday, Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels unveiled the department’s new prescription drop box.
Friday, March, 22, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Downtown Alexandria will be transformed into a pedestrian paradise in the next few years through the city’s “complete street” construction plan. The plan, scheduled to begin in 2014, includes adding bicycle paths along Broadway and now the Alexandria Police Department (APD) will be better equipped to patrol the new avenues.
Friday, March, 15, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
It’s a grand old building filled with more than 100 years of history but it’s been sitting silent and vacant for the last decade. It’s the Carnegie Building that sits across from Alexandria City Hall on 7th Avenue West that was once the home of the Douglas County Library. Now, the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) wants to make it a vibrant part of the community once again.
Tuesday, March, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Alexandria Police Department is doing it again. Sixteen citizens have been enrolled into the Citizens Police Academy. They've got a thrilling ride ahead in the next few weeks.
Wednesday, February, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Fires caused more than $750,000 worth of damage in the Alexandria area last year. Local firefighters prevented nearly $1 million more from going up in smoke. The numbers were presented at Monday’s Alexandria City Council meeting by Fire Chief Jeff Karrow.
Tuesday, February, 26, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Thursday, February, 21, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Public Notices
President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday he had the support of at least one member of an audience of law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders on that point.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Wednesday, January, 30, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Education
The Alexandria City Council has flipped the switch on a $1 million project to improve the city’s electrical system.
Tuesday, January, 29, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama made a call for gun control laws and outlined a plan to do so. The main points of his plan include: closing background check loopholes, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, making schools safer and increasing access to mental health services.
Friday, January, 18, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A “level three” sex offender is moving back to Alexandria.
Friday, January, 04, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A 50-year-old Evansville man died in a work-related machinery accident at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) facility Thursday night.
Wednesday, January, 02, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A 50-year-old Evansville man died in work-related machinery accident at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) facility Thursday night.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News