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State Revenue Dept. Offers Late Taxpayers Deal

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It’s not exactly a do-over, but it is a fresh start.  The State Revenue Department is offering a way for taxpayers to catch up when they get behind on their taxes.

The program ends November 22nd.  For more information, visit the Dept. of Revenue’s website.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/21/13

LSUA Hires New Women’s Basketball Coach

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LSU Alexandria introduces its new women’s basketball coach today – Bob Austin.  He’s officially on board November 1st and comes from Southeastern in Hammond.

The coach has the opportunity to build this program from the ground up.
More information can be found by clicking here.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/21/13

Appraisal Fair at LA History Museum

[ October 26, 2013; 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Central Louisiana Cosmopolitan Club along with the Louisiana History Museum will have an appraisal fair at the Museum at 503 Washington Street on Saturday, October 26th at the Museum, downstairs entrance. It will be from 10:30am to 2:00pm.

You may bring an item for a verbal appraisal at $5.00 per item. (No Furniture or large [...]

Grass Fire Bluegrass Gospel Group Performing

[ November 3, 2013; ] Grass Fire Bluegrass Gospel Group will preform at Heavens Gate Ministries: 286 Camp Livingston Rd. Ball, LA.
Nov.3, 2013 at 3 PM
For more information, call 1-318-992-3122 and ask for Sallie.

Drive Through Flu Shots At The Rapides Parish Health Unit

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[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Drive-Through Flu Shots
Where:  Rapides Parish Health Unit
When:  Friday, October 25, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who:  Anyone
How much:  $10 maximal charge; no charge for Medicaid or Medicare Part B (with card)
Remember, get the shot, not the flu!  For information, please call 318-487-5282 or 318-487-5186

Alexandria student earns $20K college scholarship

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gabrielle Lessen, a senior at Holy Savior Menard Central High School in Alexandria, has been selected to receive a $20,000 college scholarship through the Samsung-American Legion program.
Lessen selection was based on her class standing, academic and civic achievements and financial need.  Nine students earned the scholarship from a finalist group of nearly 100.
Eligibility [...]

Miss. River Balloon Race in Natchez Attracts Large Crowds

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It’s time for the great Mississippi River Balloon Race in Natchez, Mississippi.  ABC 31′s Bennett Roland Junior got up at the crack of dawn to try to take his first hot-air balloon ride.

For more information about this weekend, go to NatchezBalloonRace.com.
Also, one Natchez-area hotel manager, Walter Tipton, says the Balloon Race fills up the city [...]

Women in Business Conference Features Former Governor

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It’s not a man’s world any more.  These women are learning the ropes.  It’s the first-ever Women in Business Conference for this area.
The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce brought in successful women to talk about how they climbed the ladder.

The women discussed topics like the art of negotiating your salary and managing stress.  Chamber president [...]

Tri-Centennial Committee Seeking Special Volunteers

NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Tri-Centennial Steering Committee is forming a group of volunteers to support Tri-Centennial events during the 2014 celebration. The Tri-Centennial Ambassadors will serve as representatives of the celebration at many events throughout the year. The Ambassadors are comprised of high school juniors and seniors, and college students.
The Ambassadors will represent the Tri-Centennial [...]

NSU Chamber Choir to perform Tuesday

[ October 22, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Benjamin Britten in its fall concert on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Dr. Burt Allen will conduct the Choir.

The choir will perform Britten’s “Rejoice in the [...]