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Disturbance at Marksville High Leads to Lockdown

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A disturbance at Marksville High leads to a lockdown.
Around noon today, authorities say Adam Ponthier went to the school where his mother is a secretary to ask for money.  Ponthier allegedly threatened her when she refused.
Authorities say some thought the man had a gun in his truck outside the school.  They searched, but turned up [...]

Avoyelles Deputies Arrest 5 Sex Offenders

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From left to right: Barry Burks, Gerald Culpepper, Anthony Gagnard, Jonnovan Jackson, & Jeremy Griffin.
Avoyelles Parish Deputies are cracking down on unregistered sex offenders and tonight five people are behind bars.
They include 33 year old Barry Burks of Texas, 57 year old Gerald Culpeper junior of California, 26 year old Anthony Gainyard from Marksville, 26 [...]

LSU Season Opener Tomorrow

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Not only is it Labor Day weekend, tomorrow is LSU’s season opener.
And in Baton Rouge there is change in the air.   As Troy Gaulden reports, the roar of LSU Tiger fans will get “much louder” for the 2014 season.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/30/13

Boyce Branch Library to Celebrate Grandparents Day

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[ September 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

The Boyce Branch of the Rapides Parish Library is hosting a day of fun and games for grandparents and grandchildren in honor of Grandparents Day, on Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

The Boyce Branch Library is located at 500 Ulster Road in Boyce, Louisiana. For [...]

Library Donations Delivered to Homeless Students

Alexandria, Louisiana — The Rapides Parish Library wants to thank everyone who donated clothes and school supplies for local homeless students. The donations added up to over 35 large boxes, which were delivered to the Rapides Parish School Board’s Homeless Student Liaison Lynda Ellington.
The Library is the main supplier of supplies, uniforms and clothes for [...]

Senior Adult Day – Sept. 24

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[ September 24, 2013; ] Speakers: Dr. Bruce Baker, Director of Missions Carey Baptist Association
Rev. Alan Knuckles, Director of Missions Mt. Olive Association
Rev. E. J. Bradshaw, Director of Missions Vernon Association
Music: Jim Reynolds, Margie Nell Walker
Cost: $30/person
Begins at 9am. Ends at 7pm
For info on these exciting events call (337)328-7531.
Dry Creek Baptist Camp~P.O. Box 580~Dry Creek, LA 70637~www.drycreek.net

See You At The Pole Rally Sept. 21

[ September 21, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Students fellowship together and plan school prayer event.
Cost: No charge for admission. A love offering will be taken.
Speaker: Will Johnston Music: Cade Gibbs & Abbie George
Begins 5:00pm    Ends 8:30pm
Bring a picnic lunch.
For info on these exciting events call (337)328-7531.
Dry Creek Baptist Camp~P.O. Box 580~Dry Creek, LA 70637~www.drycreek.net

NSU faculty to perform The Soldier’s Tale Sept. 6 and 8

Members of the Northwestern State University Faculty Chamber Players rehearsing Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat” (The Soldier’s Tale) are front from left, Andrej Kurti on violin, Malena McLaren on clarinet, Douglas Bakenhus on bassoon, Galindo Rodriguez on trumpet, J. Mark Thompson on trombone, conductor Jeffrey Mathews and back from left, Peter Haas on double bass and NSU student Russell Lancaster of Carthage, Texas, on percussion.

[ September 6, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. September 8, 2013; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_31952" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Members of the Northwestern State University Faculty Chamber Players rehearsing Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat” (The Soldier’s Tale) are front from left, Andrej Kurti on violin, Malena McLaren on clarinet, Douglas Bakenhus on bassoon, Galindo Rodriguez on trumpet, J. Mark Thompson on trombone, conductor Jeffrey Mathews and back from left, Peter Haas [...]

Rapides Symphony Orchestra Presents Pops On The River

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[ September 14, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA – To open the 2013-14 season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again host “POPS ON THE RIVER” on Saturday, September, 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Riverfront Convention Center in downtown Alexandria.  This will be the 33rd year that the RSO has hosted the “Pops Concerts” and [...]

DOTD to Close Part of LA 477 Sept. 5th

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LA 477; Winn Parish
Mile Post 0.00; Control Section 864-11
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 477, Winn Parish, will is closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track.  The work is being done at Milepost 0.000 and is on Control Section 864-11.  The closure will be [...]

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