Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Alabama Mystery Illness Solved

Mystery Illness

May 24, 2013 – It turns out the mystery Alabama illness was a coincidental cluster of varying viruses, but that doesn’t mean public health officials were wrong to raise the alarm, experts say.
Testing confirmed that the seven respiratory illnesses in the southeastern part of the state were the
result of a mix of the common cold [...]

Water Aerobics Class


[ June 4, 2013 to June 28, 2013. ]  

NATCHITOCHES – A water aerobics class will be offered June 4-28 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.  The class will be taught from 11 a.m. until noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday at the Robert Wilson Recreation Complex pool. The fee is $35 per session or $95 for all three summer sessions. [...]

LDWF Announces 2014 Duck Stamp Contest

May 23, 2013 — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has announced the rules and time frame for the 2014 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp, or Louisiana Duck Stamp competition.
“Since our competition returned to a featured waterfowl species selected by the artist for the 2010 stamp, the quality of the entries and eventual winner [...]

NSU Summer Theatre


[ June 12, 2013 to June 15, 2013. June 19, 2013 to June 22, 2013. July 31, 2013 to August 3, 2013. August 7, 2013 to August 10, 2013. ]  
The Northwestern State Summer Theatre will present “Only in America: A Celebration of American Music” June 12-15 and 19-22 and the mystery “Who Killed the Boss” July 31-Aug. 3 and Aug. 7-10. Both shows will be performed on the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium stage. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tickets [...]

Two Arrested for Break-in and Vandalism of Church


Press Release
Jessica Dousay
Nathaniel Burns
May 23, 2013 – On April 5th, 2013, Rapides Parish deputies responded to 2675 LA Hwy 121(Camp 8 Pentecostal Church) in reference to the church being broken into and vandalized.
Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who stated when they entered the back door of the church, they discovered the kitchen [...]

Unusual Accident on O.K. Allen Bridge

18 Wheeler

An unusual accident closes the O.K. Allen Bridge over the Red River this morning. The accident shut down traffic for a few hours during rush hour.
This caused traffic to back up for miles as people tried to reach Pineville and Central State Hospital. Pineville Police say two large trucks passed each other on the span, [...]

Art Camps


[ June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Northwestern State University will offer two sessions of Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters this summer, as well as the Visual Arts Academy for teens. The School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting the camps.

“Art and the Written Word” will be offered June 10-14 for children ages 5-11.  [...]

Seatbelt and Sobriety Checkpoint in Allen Parish

Sobriety Checkpoint

In an effort to increase seatbelt usage and combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop D and the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office plan to conduct seatbelt compliance and DWI checkpoint on Saturday, May 25, 2013, from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Allen Parish.  Our mission will [...]

Go Red for Women Luncheon

[ June 14, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]  
American Heart Association Announces
Celebrity Waiters Lineup
for Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon

Alexandria, LA – – The American Heart Association of Central Louisiana has announced that tickets for the Go Red for Women Luncheon are now on sale for $50. The event will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Alexandria Riverfront [...]

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp

[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 10, 2013 to June 13, 2013. July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Got kids? Sign them up for AMoA’s Summer ART Camp!
Spots are filling quickly so sign up today
for Summer Art Camp!

Looking for something fun and educational for kids this summer?
At AMoA’s Summer Art Camp, professional artists and art educators will guide your young artist as they create their own masterpieces!

9am – Noon: Campers 6-9 years [...]