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Johnson Branch Library closed for Pie Festival

Alexandria, Louisiana — Due to the Lecompte Pie Festival, the Johnson Branch of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed on Friday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about the Johnson Branch Library, visit or call 318-776-5153.
The Rapides Parish [...]

Mother Outraged Over Child’s Homework

A South Louisiana mother is outraged about her child’s homework involving terms like “pimp” and references to weapons.  It’s an incident the superintendent says was confined to just one class at Eaton Park Elementary in Vermillion Parish.  Erin Steuber has the story.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13

Meat Processing Class Returns to Buckeye High

It’s been 10 years, but now a popular meat processing class is back at Buckeye High in Deville.  Bob Madison of ABC 31 News says it’s part of the school Ag program, and the students do it all.

And the payments for the meat go back into the program.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13

“13th Gate” Giveaway!


Midnight Productions presents “The 13th Gate, Louisiana’s Ultimate Haunted House” in Downtown Baton Rouge open from September 13, 2013 through October 31, 2013.
KLAX-TV and THE PILL BOX PHARMACY are partnering to giveaway FREE tickets! To enter, register at The Pill Box Pharmacy at their new location on Bolton Ave in Alexandria.
For [...]

Continuing Education Opportunities at LSUA

Interested in continuing education classes?  LSUA has plenty to choose from!  Download the schedule here (pdf download).

Road Reopened: Cleco Landing off Hwy. 8

Road:  Cleco Landing off Hwy. 8
Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time:  1pm until further notice
Reason:  Changing culverts under road
Contact Person:  James Cutts (318) 452-7159
UPDATE: Road Reopened

Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana

Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain Parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal, H. Butch Browning and, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1563. Private burning shall only be allowed by permission of the local fire department [...]

Croce & friends remembered on 40th anniversary of crash


NATCHITOCHES – Jim Croce, the singer-songwriter whose life was cut short in a plane crash following a concert at Northwestern State University’s Prather Coliseum, will be recognized on the 40th anniversary of his death. A commemoration will take place in Natchitoches with performances of Croce’s music and the unveiling of a new plaque that memorializes [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players To Hold Auditions For “The Fantasticks”

Auditions for LSUA Empty Space Players upcoming musical production of The Fantasticks will be held Thursday, September 12, at 6:30 pm, Friday, September 13 at noon, and Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 pm, at the MPAC Black Box Theatre on campus.
The beauty of The Fantasticks is in the sheer simplicity under which it is presented [...]

Construction Begins on LA 1233 in Winn Parish

Road Work

LA 1233: LA 156 – LA 126
S.P. H.010369
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on Monday, September 9, 2013, construction will begin on LA 1233 in Winn Parish. This work will begin at the intersection of LA 156 and LA 1233 then proceed approximately 10 [...]