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Zydeco Festival & Poker Run Set for Labor Day Weekend in Natchitoches

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[ August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA – The Magnolia State Peace Officer’s Association will host the its annual Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run on Labor Day Weekend in historic Natchitoches.

Festivities begin on Friday, August 30 and last throughout the day on Saturday, August 31. All events will take place around the downtown stage on the banks of [...]

Keep Louisiana Beautiful to Host Annual Conference in Baton Rouge

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[ September 19, 2013 to September 20, 2013. ] BATON ROUGE, La. — Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB), the state’s non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, invites the public to attend its Annual Conference, which will be held in downtown Baton Rouge at the Kean Miller Law Firm Conference Center on Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept 20, 2013. The theme [...]

Benefit Lunch for B.A.R.K.

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[ September 10, 2013; ] Benefit Lunch for B.A.R.K. (Boudreaux’s Animal Rescue Krewe)
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
1725 England Drive, Alexandria (2 doors down from KLAX)
Menu: Red Beans & Rice with Sausage, Green Beans, Roll, and Dessert – $7.00/plate
Catered by Back Woods Catering, LLC www.backwoodscatering.com
Orders of 5+ will be delivered by 12:30 p.m. Pick-up at 1725 England Dr.
Fax orders to 318-443-0347 or [...]

The Fab Four (Ultimate Tribute) to the Beatles to Perform at Paragon

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[ September 14, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that The Fab Four Ultimate Tribute will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, September 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 and are on sale now. Their amazing performance will be hosted by an Ed Sullivan impersonator.
The Fab Four is a tribute band that performs [...]

Wish List for Soldier Care Packages

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HHC BDE has approximately 180 Soldiers deployed, of that total, 44 single male Soldiers and 6 single female Soldiers.  Please contact Ramona Thomas at (337) 531-0559 if you would like to donate care packages.  Below is a list of items that can be included in the care packages.
Wish List of Items for Soldier Care Packages
Due [...]

Medical Minute: Proper Dental Hygiene May Prevent Cancer

Brush and floss twice a day and your dentist loves you, but could it be decreasing your risk of cancer as well?  Here’s ABC’s Senior Medical Contributor, Doctor Timothy Johnson, with the story.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/13

Prayer Breakfast Commemorates Katrina Anniversary

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New Orleans area leaders mark the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  The prayer breakfast commemorates the worst natural disaster ever to hit New Orleans and one of the worst in the nation.
Many of these leaders are applauding the President’s statements about climate change and how it may have contributed to the extreme weather, which took [...]

LSUA Welcomes Students This Week

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It’s Welcome Week at LSU Alexandria, the official first day of school for the fall semester.
The school is hosting Welcome Week with something planned every day for new and returning students.  Today is devoted to music, food and a pep rally in the quad.  Tomorrow, students can enjoy ice cream sundaes.  The week ends on [...]

Port Allen Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

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Avoyelles Deputies arrest a Port Allen man for attempted murder of a police officer and other charges.
Deputies say when they confronted Kenneth Adams early Friday, he sped up and almost hit one officer and grazed the leg of another.  Deputies say he then led them on a high-speed chase.  He was eventually caught in another [...]

Alexandria Woman Arrested for Battery on a Man

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Police arrest an Alexandria woman for cutting a man in what police call a domestic incident over the weekend.
55-year-old Eddie Mae Moss is accused of battery on a 59-year-old man.  He was not seriously injured.  Police say it happened early Saturday morning in the two thousand block of main.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/26/13