Fort Polk is looking into the future – far into the future. The first of what are called Vision Workshops was held this morning for members of the Fort Polk and neighboring communities. They’re sharing their visions of what the historic base and its surrounding support communities will be like in years to come.
There will [...]
Alexandria is not under any curfew due to the weather conditions. The Alexandria Police Department does urge those who can to stay off the roads until conditions improve.
Fort Polk employees are to report to work Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. Other announcements: Wheelock Gym opens at 6 a.m.; No organized PT on the roads [...]
Please be advised that the Special Board Meeting for January 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. has been postponed and will not meet at this time. The meeting has been rescheduled for February 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Due to forecasted wintry weather, Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehab program will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The program will re-open as scheduled on Friday, Jan. 31. For more information, call (318) 769-3776.
Wendy Adams, Executive Director, Libertarian Party of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana (January 28, 2014) – Wendy Adams, Executive Director for the Libertarian Party of Louisiana (LPL), testified in favor of marijuana legalization before the House Criminal Justice Committee last week. Ms. Adams stated that “Libertarians believe that it is a violation of our civil liberties to [...]
Schools Closed Tuesday, January 28th & Wednesday, January 29th due to winter weather conditions:
Rapides Parish Schools
Vernon Parish Schools
Allen Parish Schools
Grant Parish Schools
Northwestern State University
Highway officials and local law enforcement started plans for winter weather last night. The elevated portions of Interstate 49 were shut down as of 6pm yesterday. In previous winter weather events, there were problems when the interstate iced over, so now highways officials take all precautions.
When people woke up this morning, they learned a winter [...]
Early this morning, this is what people in this area woke up to.
Snow – coating the lawns and rooftops. All schools in this area cancelled classes today, which give a rare snow day for area students. Many enjoyed making their first snowmen, having their first snowball fights and taking pictures of this snow event. Take [...]
The National Weather Service reports that freezing rain and sleet are still possible until 8 p.m. tonight, making road travel potentially hazardous. Additionally, a hard freeze is expected tonight (Friday), north of the I-10 corridor. Consequently, all extra-curricular activities scheduled for tonight for the Rapides Parish public schools are being canceled and will be rescheduled [...]
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 [...]