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A+PEL Annual meeting rescheduled to Feb. 8th

Due to weather conditions and road closures, our 25th Annual Membership meeting has been rescheduled to Feb. 8th, from Noon – 3 at the SpringHill Suites in Lake Charles.
The meeting agenda and location remain as planned.  The only change is the date.
If you have made personal, individual accommodations in Lake Charles, please call to get [...]

Film Lecture to be Rescheduled

Due to pending weather conditions, Alexandria Museum of Art (along with LSUA) will be CLOSED Friday, January 24, 2014. The Art of Independent Filmmaking with Patrick Clinton lecture originally scheduled for Friday evening will be rescheduled at a later date.
AMoA will re-open on Saturday, January 25 at 10am (weather permiting).

State Offices to Close Friday, January 24 in 20 LA Parishes

BATON ROUGE – Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed on Friday, January 24, in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast for the morning due to a mix of rain and sleet, as well as snow and ice accumulation:
Acadia, [...]

Rapides Parish Library Closures


Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed today, January 24, 2014, due to the hazardous weather conditions.  All branches will resume normal business hours Saturday, January 25, 2014.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit or call 445-2411.

School Closure Announcements

The following schools are closed Friday, January 24th due to weather:
Allen Parish Schools
Rapides Parish Schools
Grant Parish Schools
Evangeline Parish Schools
Vernon Parish Schools
All campuses of NSU
LSU of Alexandria
Central Louisiana Technical Community College (All staff and faculty should report to their work locations at 12 noon on Friday unless other instructions are announced.)

NAACP To Honor Libertarian Party of LA Chairman


Baton Rouge, Louisiana – The NAACP will honor Libertarian Party of Louisiana Chairman Scott A. Lewis III this Saturday.  The ceremony will take place at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge from 9am to 2pm.
Mr. Lewis has served the LPL since 2008 and became its first African American Chairman in 2013.  Scott Lewis has [...]

NSU to offer non-credit class on Photoshop basics

NATCHITOCHES – A class on Adobe Photoshop fundamentals will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Tuesday, Feb. 4. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Annex. The course runs through Feb. 25. The fee [...]

Road Work: LA457 in Lecompte from US 71 to Tiger Lake Road

Lecompte, LA; Rapides Parish; LA Hwy 457
Project # H.010372;
Control Section 073-04 & 073-05
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that beginning Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM, weather permitting, construction work will begin on LA 457 in Lecompte from US 71 to Tiger Lake Road. The project will consist of [...]

Road Work: LA1236 in Winn Parish

S.P. H.008482; CONTROL SECTION 864-09
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, construction will begin on LA 1236 in Winn Parish. This work will begin at the intersection of US167 and LA 1236 then proceed approximately 5 miles ending at the intersection of [...]

State Library Announces 2014 Teen Video Challenge

The State Library of Louisiana will again participate in the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s Teen Video Challenge, a national video competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public libraries’ summer reading programs.
Teenagers may enter the competition by creating a public service announcement that encourages teens to read and visit libraries during the [...]