The World Health Organization is concerned about a new virus that it says could be a threat to the entire world. There are already 49 cases of this new strain of virus in eight countries.
Hollywood movies like “Contagion” are sobering reminders of the real threat of deadly viruses.
Reports of a new strain of a coronavirus [...]
Patricia Annette Mertens
The Alexandria Police department’s Street Team arrests a woman in a lab coat Wednesday night on a drug possession charge.
While on routine patrol, Police stopped Patricia Mertens in the area of South Harvard and Harris Streets for having an expired sticker.
They say she appeared very nervous; they ended up finding two baggies of [...]
[ June 8, 2013; ]
Paragon Presents Comedic Duo: The Wayans Brothers
Shawn and Marlon Wayans to Perform Stand-up Show
MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that comedic duo, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, will perform live in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, June 8. Tickets are $30 and are on sale now.
The Wayans’ family is a household name [...]
[ May 31, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]
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A group exhibition of contemporary Native artists explores created spaces transcending time and place. Featuring artists Julie Buffalohead, Erica Lord, James Luna, Jacob Meders, Sarah Sense, Yatika Starr Fields, and Will Wilson, including a new installation by Sarah Sense commissioned for the exhibition of Louisiana landscape photographs woven into bamboo paper [...]
[ June 4, 2013; 10:00 am; ]
Join us TUESDAY, June 4th at 10:00am for a seminar at the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce to learn about how the Healthcare Reform will affect Large Businesses and Employees
Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
1118 Third Street
April 23, 2013
[ June 8, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Author Cheri Taylor Book Signing Event
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Tamp & Grind Coffee shop, 828 4th Street Alexandria, LA 71301
WHAT: Taylor, a resident of Lamar, IN, will be available to sign copies of her book, The Other Side of Broken.
After nearly twelve years of believing that Mr. Drummer was my knight in shining armor, I [...]
NATCHITOCHES – Two summer sessions begin Monday, June 3 at Northwestern State University.
The first four-week summer session will last until Friday, June 28. Early registration for the session is available until Sunday, June 2 through NSUConnect, which is available through the university’s homepage at nsula.edu. NSUConnect is available daily from 5 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. [...]
crazy ants_courtesy CNN
Colonies of tiny terrors are invading the U.S. They’re called crazy ants, and they’re on the move eating up just about everything in their path.
Crazy ants! Sounds like a children’s toy, or your mother’s eccentric sisters, but these things are a lot less fun.
Tawny crazy ants are native to South America; they’re invasive [...]
The future of Huey Long Hospital, the public facility for the uninsured in our area, is now a deal in the making. The state plans to shut down the facility in Pineville.
It’s the oldest of its kind in the state. They plan to move operations to the former England Air Base Hospital at the [...]
Spc. Christopher R. Drake
PINEVILLE, La. – The U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of a Louisiana National Guard Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Christopher R. Drake, 20, of Tickfaw, La., died May 26 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned [...]