Monthly Archives: February 2014

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NSU to host regional history bee and bowl

[ March 1, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the Northern Louisiana National History Bee and Bowl Saturday, March 1 at Watson Library beginning at 9 a.m. Admission to the event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Participating schools include Winnfield Middle School, Riverdale Academy, Airline High School in Bossier and St. Mary’s of Natchitoches.

The [...]

Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series featuring Mosaic Dialect


[ February 28, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series featuring Mosaic Dialect
Friday, February 28  ~  6:30-8:30pm
“Salt of the Earth” is the theme for the evening’s spoken word performances, reflecting and elevating in poetic vibrations on the root of African American life. Featuring “Poetic X” from Shreveport. Mosaic Dialect is a collective of Alexandria “poets in motion,” [...]

5th Annual Thad Bailes 4-H Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament


[ April 12, 2014; ] 5th Annual Thad Bailes 4-H Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament – April 12, 2014
Warrior Hills Golf Course Fort Polk La.
4 person scramble-$50.00 per player
Please make checks payable to Vernon Parish 4-H
Fee includes golf cart, green fee and lunch
Registration Begins @ 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start @ 9:00 a.m.
Thad Bailes was a great believer and supporter of the [...]

Victory Belles to be in Alexandria

[ February 28, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles will be in Alexandria this weekend.

The Victory Belles are a charming vocal trio who travel the globe delighting audiences with their spirited performances, which feature dazzling costumes, audience interaction, and musical hits such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, and God [...]

Chamber Strategic Luncheon featuring LA Secretary of State Tom Schedler


[ March 12, 2014; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] Please join us at the Chamber’s March Strategic Luncheon featuring the Louisiana Secretary of State. Tom Schedler will explain his latest initiative, the GeauxBiz Portal that will allow new businesses to register online one time with three different required state agencies through the Department’s GeauxBiz website.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Diamond Grill, 924 3rd Street, Alexandria.  [...]

NSU Research Day March 13

[ March 13, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s 27th annual Research Day will be Thursday, March 13.  Research Day showcases a broad range of graduate and undergraduate academic and creative endeavors with students offering 15-minute oral presentations on their topics, followed by question and answer sessions.  In addition to dozens of concurrent paper sessions, the day will include [...]

NSU to hold Spring Senior Day March 8

[ March 8, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its annual Spring Senior Day Saturday, March 8. Top students can get a head start on their college education at NSU’s Credit Connection being held that same day.

Northwestern State’s Office of University Recruiting will be holding its annual Spring Senior Day beginning at 9 a.m. Registration starts at [...]

Hard Hats & High Heels Bash


[ March 22, 2014; ] KLAX, Red River Bank, Roy O Martin, and Capital One Bank would like to invite you to the Hard Hat & High Heels Bash March 22nd, benefiting Habitat for Humanity!

LA Folklife Center seeks traditional recipes for cookbook


NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Folklife Center is seeking help as it updates the Natchitoches-Northwestern State University Folk Festival Cookbook and invites the public to submit recipes for consideration.  Personal stories about the recipe are also welcome.
“Have your recipe go down in culinary history by contributing your traditional recipes to be included in the Natchitoches-NSU Folk [...]

Cole Vosbury to Visit Natchitoches


[ March 8, 2014; ] Cole Vosbury, a semi-finalist on NBC’s “The Voice”, will perform a Tri-centennial Celebration Concert in Natchitoches on March 8 at 6 p.m.