Monthly Archives: June 2013

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NSU Hosts National American Legion Auxiliary President


The national president of the American Legion Auxiliary visited Northwestern State University to speak to 408 delegates participating in Louisiana Girls State, a weeklong program designed to educate young women about good citizenship and how city, parish and state government work.
Peggy Thomas noted that Louisiana is unique in hosting Boys and Girls State on the [...]

3 Arrested for Drug and Illegal Firearm Possession


Rapides deputies arrest three in Pineville for drug and illegal firearm charges.  They’re 32-year-old Marshal Frantom and 21-year-old Shelby Stephens – both of Pineville and 35-year-old Michael Metesh of Pollock.
Deputies say they were tipped Frantom was distributing drugs and conducted a six-month probe that ended June 13th when his home on Denny Road was searched.  [...]

CD Recorded Live at NSU is Released


A CD by composer/pianist Dale Trumbore and soprano Gillian Hollis recorded live in Magale Recital Hall at Northwestern State University has been released.
The 10-track CD titled “Hollis & Trumbore: Live in Louisiana” was recorded on March 13, 2012. Three of the 10 tracks are poem readings by Northwestern State Professor of English and outgoing Louisiana [...]

Columbia woman arrested for cheating Medicaid program


A Columbia woman has been arrested and charged with Medicaid fraud and filing or maintaining false public records, announced the Louisiana Attorney General’s Criminal Division.
Caroline Spillers Hall, 43, of 321 Coop Road, surrendered to the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators on Friday and was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on [...]

Cajun Country Legend Doug Kershaw to Perform at Paragon


[ June 29, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Paragon management is pleased to announce that Cajun Country musician, Doug Kershaw, will be performing in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, June 29. Tickets are $10 and on sale now.
Louisiana native Doug Kershaw has been infatuated with Cajun country music for as long has he can remember. He did not speak a word of [...]

Cenla Chamber Ribbon Cutting


[ June 28, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ]
Friday, June 28th at 10:00am


Mitchell Pediatrics

221 Pecan Park Drive


Alexandria, LA

Effective Marketing for Entrepreneurs, Part III


[ July 10, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. July 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

Water Aerobics Classes at NSU


[ August 6, 2013 11:00 am to August 30, 2013 11:00 am. ]


A water aerobics class will be offered August 6-30 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.  The class will be taught from 11 a.m. until noon each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Robert Wilson Recreation Complex pool. The fee is $35.

Water aerobics is a workout that consists of simple low-impact exercises executed [...]

NSU’s Johnny Antoon’s 70th Birthday


[ July 27, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]


A Natchitoches icon beloved by generations of college students and many others will be feted with a 70th birthday party that will benefit a scholarship created in his honor. The Northwestern State University Foundation will celebrate Johnny Antoon’s birthday beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at The Student Body.

Antoon, a 1968 graduate of Northwestern [...]

Resident Artists take Center Stage at River Oaks’ Resident Artist Exhibit


[ July 9, 2013 to August 17, 2013. ] Their Resident Artist Exhibit is one of the many highlights that River Oaks Arts Center offers annually – a crowd favorite, the show features works from all artists that rent studio space at the downtown arts center. “What makes it so unique is that we bring out all the talent at the same time – [...]