Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Kathleen Blanco to speak at Women In Business Conference

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]

Child Safety Seat Event in Alexandria

[ September 21, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA- The Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force (LPSTF), the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Hispanic Committee of the South, and Louisiana State Police Troop E are conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will take place at Walker [...]

Mother Outraged Over Child’s Homework

A South Louisiana mother is outraged about her child’s homework involving terms like “pimp” and references to weapons.  It’s an incident the superintendent says was confined to just one class at Eaton Park Elementary in Vermillion Parish.  Erin Steuber has the story.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13

Meat Processing Class Returns to Buckeye High

It’s been 10 years, but now a popular meat processing class is back at Buckeye High in Deville.  Bob Madison of ABC 31 News says it’s part of the school Ag program, and the students do it all.

And the payments for the meat go back into the program.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13

“13th Gate” Giveaway!

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REGISTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS
Midnight Productions presents “The 13th Gate, Louisiana’s Ultimate Haunted House” in Downtown Baton Rouge open from September 13, 2013 through October 31, 2013.
KLAX-TV and THE PILL BOX PHARMACY are partnering to giveaway FREE tickets! To enter, register at The Pill Box Pharmacy at their new location on Bolton Ave in Alexandria.
For [...]

Memories of Conway featuring Micheal Twitty at Paragon

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[ October 5, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Michael Twitty, eldest son of legendary country musician, Conway Twitty will perform on Saturday, October 5 at 8pm in the Mari Showroom.

Michael Twitty performed along side his famous father and country music legend, Conway Twitty, since he was a toddler. It was at the [...]

Continuing Education Opportunities at LSUA

Interested in continuing education classes?  LSUA has plenty to choose from!  Download the schedule here (pdf download).

Bassist Jeremy Baguyos to Perform at NSU

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[ September 25, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Bassist Jeremy Baguyos will perform at Northwestern State University Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Baguyos will also present a master class during his visit to Northwestern State.

The program will include a composition by Baguyos along with works by David [...]

Road Reopened: Cleco Landing off Hwy. 8

Road:  Cleco Landing off Hwy. 8
Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time:  1pm until further notice
Reason:  Changing culverts under road
Contact Person:  James Cutts (318) 452-7159
UPDATE: Road Reopened

Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana

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Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain Parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal, H. Butch Browning and, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1563. Private burning shall only be allowed by permission of the local fire department [...]