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Bog Garden Tour

[ June 14, 2013; 9:00 am; ]  

 

June 14, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Bog Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.

The Western Hillside Seepage Bog, located in the lower level of the garden, is a natural community in the ecological system of Louisiana.

Ground water constantly seeps to the surface creating wet, bog environment in which indigenous plants grow.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll [...]

Outdoor Movie

[ June 29, 2013; 8:00 pm; ]  

June 29, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Outdoor Movie, 8 p.m.

Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to enjoy an outdoor movie from the hillside at the lakefront stage.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

State Park Events

[ June 22, 2013; ]  

June 22, Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville – Prehistoric Mounds Tour, 10 & 11:30 a.m. During this program, Southwest Louisiana Regional Archeologist, Dr. David Palmer, will present the Marksville Annual Mounds dissertation. His in-depth presentation will provide the history of the mounds from a professional standpoint and answer questions about this site and other Mounds [...]

Main Garden Tour

[ June 21, 2013; 9:30 am; ]  

June 21, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Main Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.

Learn about the history of Hodges Gardens during a stroll through the main gardens.

The landscapes are breathtaking along with their unique and colorful history.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

State Park Events

[ June 8, 2013; ]  

June 8, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Whittling the Hours Away, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Many hours were spent in camp with little to do so soldiers sought refuge from boredom by devising various diversions. Group songs, games, musical instruments, theatrical productions, practical jokes and more all helped to keep [...]

New Moon Stargazing

[ June 7, 2013; 9:00 pm; June 8, 2013; 9:00 pm; ]  

 

June 7 & 8, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – New Moon Stargazing, 9 p.m. Join the park ranger for a tour of the night sky through the Orion telescope. The darkness of the new moon provides the best viewing. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.

June 7, Hodges Gardens State Park, [...]

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Cruelty to a Juvenile

Sandra Kay Moreau

Press Release
Sandra Kay Moreau
May 21, 2013 – On May 8th, 2013 at approximately 7 pm, deputies were dispatched to a local hospital in reference to a battery of a juvenile. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who advised they picked up their child that evening from the sitter, later identified as Sandra Moreau, [...]

Rapides Parish Library Branch to Open on Broadway

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Rapides Parish Library (RPL) is planning a new and improved Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch on Broadway Avenue near Peabody High School. The new building, 2,640 square feet larger than the current location, will feature more shelving, fifteen public computers, a meeting room, a small group study room, and a drive-through pick-up and drop off [...]

Edible and Useful Plants

[ June 4, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]  

Dr. Charles Allen will give a hands-on demonstration with fresh and dried samples of edible and useful plants at Westside Regional Library on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM.  After giving a brief overview of each plant, Dr. Allen will encourage participants to taste and smell each sample.  Dr. Allen will be signing and selling [...]

Prophetic Leadership Dream Seminar

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[ June 7, 2013 to June 8, 2013. ]