Monthly Archives: January 2014

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“We Love Louisiana Authors” Day

[ February 15, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Rapides Parish Library announces their upcoming “We Love Louisiana Authors” Day, on Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Westside Regional Library.  This event is for local authors to showcase their material and will include networking, book signings, panel discussions, and more.

Authors who would like to reserve a table should do so [...]

State & Federal Routes Open to Traffic

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, District 08 Office in Alexandria, advises the public that all state and federal routes in District 08 are now OPEN TO TRAFFIC.
DOTD appreciates your cooperation during this past winter weather event.
As always, motorists can call 318-561-5100 or (800) 542-3509 for more information during freezing weather conditions.  Citizens can [...]

Free African American History Month Concert

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[ February 7, 2014; 7:00 pm; ] In honor of African American History Month, Cane River Creole National Historical Park will be partnering with Asbury United Methodist Church in Natchitoches to present a free concert on Friday February 7th at 7:00pm. The concert will feature musicians from New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park playing selections from their acclaimed CD collection: “Freedom is [...]

Saturday Pet Adoption Day

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[ February 1, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_34658" align="alignright" width="240"] Ellie[/caption]

The City of Alexandria’s Animal Shelter will host a Saturday Pet Adoption Day from 9AM – 1PM on February 1st.

“Our animal shelter was created for the sake of public safety and public health where dangerous or diseased animals are humanely dealt with, ” Mayor Jacques M. Roy said. “It has become, [...]

Shires to Present Horn Recital at NSU

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[ February 3, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Hornist Brent Shires and pianist Terrie Shires of the University of Central Arkansas will perform at Northwestern State University Monday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Brent Shires teaches horn, music theory and brass pedagogy classes at Central Arkansas. He is also [...]

Violist Peter Minklet to Perform at NSU

Peter Minkler

[ February 6, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Violist Peter Minkler will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. He will be accompanied by Northwestern State as part of an all Brahms program.

A longtime member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, he also holds the [...]

Inglewood Live & Local

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[ February 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]  

Come out February 8 for “Live & Local.” It’s Music! Music! Music! and over 20 local vendors.

Every Saturday Inglewood Farm offers delicious, nutritious organic fruits & vegetables, pastured eggs, and Organic pecans – locally grown and fairly priced.  Our Harvest Market’s beautiful farm setting showcases our products as well as other local producers.  Slow down [...]

The Sound Of Music Opens Tonight as Planned

[ January 30, 2014 to February 2, 2014. ] The Sound of Music school performance was cancelled for their opening show this morning. However, the opening show will go on for tonight at 7pm as planned.  Pinevillehigh.tix.com or at the door for tickets.

The award-winning Pineville High Theatre Department is set to come alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC as the treasured musical takes the [...]

DOTD announces I-210 open to traffic

LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that I-210 and the I-210 Bridge, through Lake Charles, is now open to traffic.
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region [...]

Statewide Winter Weather Advisory and Road Closure Update

Troopers across South Louisiana are continuing to report and monitor icy road conditions requiring the vast majority of overnight closures to remain in effect this morning.  These overpasses, bridges, and roadway surfaces have become too hazardous for travel requiring closures and traffic to be detoured.  The Louisiana State Police continue to utilize extra patrols nearly [...]

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