Monthly Archives: September 2013

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10th Mountain Division Soldier dies in Afghanistan

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Fort Drum, NY – A 10th Mountain Division Soldier, stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana with the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team died in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Thursday September 19, in a non-combat related incident.
Deceased is Sergeant William D. Brown III, age 44, of Franklin, North Carolina. He was a healthcare specialist.
Brown joined the [...]

Lean Launchpad Workshop

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 4, 2013. ] Lean Launchpad Workshop
Team-based experiential learning course allowing you to form an actual company around your ideas.
Classes are Monday nights October 7 – November 4 at the Business Education Center
Classes are free, but pre-registration is required.
www.ce.lsua.edu or 318-473-6495
For more information contact Gary Perkins at 318-880-6332

Clarinet recital set for Sept. 30 at NSU

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[ September 30, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University Associate Professor of Clarinet Malena McLaren will present a recital Monday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.  Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

McLaren will be accompanied by Elena Bogaczova on piano with special guest David Steele on clarinet.

The recital will include works by Miguel [...]

Fort Polk’s Annual FallFest This Weekend

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[ September 28, 2013; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] FORT POLK, La. – Fort Polk’s annual FallFest takes place Sept. 28 from 11am – 5pm at the After Action Review Theater parking lot behind Strike Zone Bowling Center.

There will be plenty of food vendors, games and activities for the kids.  In conjunction with FallFest a car, truck and bike show will be held in [...]

Noted pianists to perform at NSU

Left to right: Krassimira Jordan and Pamela Mia Paul.

[ September 27, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_32286" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Left to right: Krassimira Jordan and Pamela Mia Paul.[/caption]

NATCHITOCHES – Pianists Krassimira Jordan and Pamela Mia Paul will perform at Northwestern State University Friday, Sept 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Season tickets are $50 for [...]

Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Pineville

[ October 17, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Pineville Concerned Citizens, Inc. will host a Neighborhood Watch Meeting on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Main Street Community Center, 708 Main Street, in Pineville, from 6:00 until 7:30 pm. This meeting will be to address the new changes in district lines affecting District 1 and the Lakeside/Wardville communities, formerly in District 2.

Coats for Kids Drive at Paragon Casino Resort

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[ October 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort has announced dates for its 2013 fall season annual Coats for Kids Drive. The drive will begin Tuesday, October 1, and end Friday, November 1. Paragon will collect new or slightly worn coats and jackets of any color and size, with buttons or zippers. Donations may be dropped off [...]

LC to Host Rapides Parish College Fair

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[ September 26, 2013 to September 27, 2013. ] On September 26th and 27th Louisiana College will be hosting the Rapides Parish College Fair on campus in the Granberry Conference Room from 8am – 8pm.

There will be 29 various colleges and universities on campus with admissions recruiters and their schools information. We are expecting 1500 students from public and private schools around Rapides Parish.

A [...]

Road Work: LA 483

LA 483; Jct LA 174 to Desoto Parish Line
S.P. H.002589; Sabine Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, weather permitting, road construction work will begin on LA 483 from the junction of LA 174 to the Desoto Parish Line on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 and will continue for approximately two [...]

Road Work: LA 8 Median Cable Barrier at LA 117

LA 8:  Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117
S.P. H.010272; Vernon Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, weather permitting, construction work will begin on the LA 8, Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117 project on Monday, September 30, 2013 and will continue for approximately three (3) weeks.  This project is located [...]