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Remembrance Ceremony is Held at Holocaust Memorial in Alexandria


A special remembrance ceremony is held at the Holocaust Memorial in Alexandria.
A plaque in honor of Anne Frank was also added during the ceremony.  Anne’s diary lives on, giving young people the chance to see the history of the holocaust.
Today’s special guest was the grandson of General George Patton, who trained in Central Louisiana.  He [...]

Otis Woman Arrested for Child Battery


A 33-year-old woman from Otis is arrested for battery of a child.  Rebecca Marie Carlock was arrested April 13th for a March incident involving a dispute over a cell phone between her and the child.
KLAX ABC 31 News 4/29/14

2 Men Announce Candidacy to Replace McAllister in November


Louisiana GOP Representative Vance McAllister is breaking weeks of silence and talking about his decision not to seek re-election after a tape revealed him kissing a staffer.  McAllister says he will keep his work schedule in Washington and in the district.
Meanwhile, at least 2 men are announcing plans to run for the seat.  They are [...]

University Academy “Meet and Greet”

[ May 1, 2014; ] University Academy “Meet and Greet”
May 1st at 6:30pm
LSUA Ballroom
Please come to see faculty and staff, students.

Rapides Symphony Orchestra to Perform Carmina Burana

[ May 3, 2014; ] WHO: The Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona

WHAT:  For the final concert of its 48th season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra will present the ever popular and familiar Carmina Burana under the direction of Maestro Joshua Zona.  Between the RSO, Red River Chorale and the Northwestern State University Choirs, over 200 artists will join [...]

“Wild Night of Art” at Alexandria Zoo


[ May 30, 2014; ] Raise a glass to the Alexandria Zoo! Join Friends of the Alexandria Zoo (FOTAZ) at Wild Night of Art on Friday, May 30 beginning at 6:30 pm at Central Louisiana’s wildest venue for an evening unlike any other in the area. Wild Night of Art is a brand new adult-only evening event at the Zoo [...]

Artisans’ Gallery Spring Exhibit in Lake Charles


[ May 2, 2014; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

National Day of Prayer at Pineville City Hall

[ May 1, 2014; 12:20 pm to 12:40 pm. ] This Thursday is the National Day of Prayer, and just like has been done for 20 years there will be an informal gathering for prayer on the steps of the City Hall from 12:20-12:40.

This is not hosted by the City of Pineville as it is community-led but all city employees are invited to participate. Typically we stand in [...]

Movie Night at the Rapides Parish Library

[ May 31, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Westside Regional Library will host a free “Movie Night at the Library”, Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.  Popcorn and drinks will be served, and you may bring your own candy, pillow, and blanket, as well.  For more information, please contact the Westside Regional Library at 318-442-2483.

For information about the Rapides Parish Library, [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, May 2014


[ May 1, 2014 to May 28, 2014. ] May 1, Older American’s Month Celebration, 10 am – 2 pm, Indian Creek Recreation Area.  Seniors from the 16 RSCC Senior Centers will be celebrating:  Older Americans Month using the theme Safe Today.  Healthy Tomorrow.  Seniors will be fishing, dancing, and playing games as they gear up for the 2014 Central District Senior Olympic Games.  [...]