[ June 21, 2013; 9:30 am; ]
June 21, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Main Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.
Learn about the history of Hodges Gardens during a stroll through the main gardens.
The landscapes are breathtaking along with their unique and colorful history.
For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.
[ June 8, 2013; ]
June 8, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Whittling the Hours Away, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Many hours were spent in camp with little to do so soldiers sought refuge from boredom by devising various diversions. Group songs, games, musical instruments, theatrical productions, practical jokes and more all helped to keep [...]
[ June 7, 2013; 9:00 pm; June 8, 2013; 9:00 pm; ]
June 7 & 8, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – New Moon Stargazing, 9 p.m. Join the park ranger for a tour of the night sky through the Orion telescope. The darkness of the new moon provides the best viewing. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.
June 7, Hodges Gardens State Park, [...]
Sandra Kay Moreau
May 21, 2013 – On May 8th, 2013 at approximately 7 pm, deputies were dispatched to a local hospital in reference to a battery of a juvenile. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant who advised they picked up their child that evening from the sitter, later identified as Sandra Moreau, [...]
Rapides Parish Library (RPL) is planning a new and improved Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch on Broadway Avenue near Peabody High School. The new building, 2,640 square feet larger than the current location, will feature more shelving, fifteen public computers, a meeting room, a small group study room, and a drive-through pick-up and drop off [...]
[ June 4, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
Dr. Charles Allen will give a hands-on demonstration with fresh and dried samples of edible and useful plants at Westside Regional Library on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM. After giving a brief overview of each plant, Dr. Allen will encourage participants to taste and smell each sample. Dr. Allen will be signing and selling [...]
[ June 7, 2013 to June 8, 2013. ]
[ June 3, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 10, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 17, 2013; 7:00 pm; June 24, 2013; 7:00 pm; ]
Carlin Demond Burns
On Wednesday, Rapides deputies seized approximately ¼ of a “cookie” of crack cocaine.
Deputies working criminal patrol in the Alexandria area recognized Carlin Burns driving a vehicle near Deerfield and Wood Hollow Drive in Alexandria.
Burns was arrested in December 2013 for Driving Under Suspension among other violations. Deputies knew Burns had no valid driver’s [...]
The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant in the Prospect community on Friday that resulted in the arrest of two people for a number of drugs offenses.
43-year-old Billy Johnson of was arrested for possession of marijuana (4th offense), possession of crystal methamphetamine, possession of Percocet, possession of a legend drug [...]