[ August 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] What’s THINKAlex? THINKAlex is a bold and innovative community-driven initiative focusing on creating effective, longterm, strategies and solutions for transportation, land use, housing, zoning, and a revision of the municipal development code.
This initiative is a significant step forward facilitating a participatory design process fueled by ideas and contributions from the Alexandria community. Since its inception, [...]
[ July 15, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. July 17, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. ] Individuals interested in applying for or renewing their permit to carry a concealed weapon can meet the requirements for the permit through a short course offered by LSU Alexandria’s Continuing Education.
The course will be held from 5:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, July 15 and 17. The range day will be July [...]
[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Painting with a Twist on Saturday, July 13. The course will be taught on from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus. The cost is $65.
This class will provide step-by-step instruction to help create a work of art you [...]
[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Author Betty Wells Book Signing Event
Saturday, July 13th from 1pm-3pm
Natchitoches Art Guild Gallery at 584 Front St.
Wells, a resident of Shreveport, LA, will be available to sign copies of her book “How the Goldfish Became Gold”.
The class turned around and gasped, ‘Squirt! You’re gold!’
Have you ever wondered how the goldfish got its beautiful golden color? Join a tiny fish [...]
[ July 28, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Paragon Casino Resort is proud to host the 10th annual La Cuisine de la Louisiane, a culinary fundraiser to be held in the Mari Showroom on Sunday, July 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This year’s event will serve as a major fundraiser for the American Red Cross of Central Louisiana in Alexandria, Camp Bon Coeur in [...]
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is encouraging families to attend professional, public fireworks displays this holiday season. Attending a public fireworks display is a safe way to honor our tradition, our shared values, and our hopes for a healthy future.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal also encourages the safe use of retail [...]
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of nearly $72 million in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skill training for at-risk youth. The Parish of Rapides Police Jury in Alexandria, La., was awarded $651,845.
“The YouthBuild program has demonstrated a record of elevating the opportunities and prospects for good, middle-class jobs for [...]
[ July 19, 2013; 4:30 pm to 11:15 pm. July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Tickets are $11 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, $8 [...]
[ July 13, 2013; 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]
You could hear the fish frying this morning off Highway 28 West. The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Deputies put their culinary skills to work for the local chapter of the American Red Cross. Sheriff William Earl Hilton is chairperson of the Red Cross Heroes Campaign.
And, these 7-dollar plates will add to the money being raised for [...]