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Jindal Says Only Other Office He Wants is President

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal acknowledges what many have suspected all along. He tells WBRZ in Baton Rouge the only other office he wants is President of the United States.

The Governor has been traveling to early primary states for personal appearances, like Iowa and New Hampshire. And, he’s term-limited in Louisiana.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/22/14

Domestic Violence Vigil Held at Courthouse

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A noon vigil is held on the steps of the Rapides Parish Courthouse. The group is there to remember the victims of domestic violence.
This is a month when the battered and bruised are remembered. Sponsors say they use this time to get information out to victims that there is help. Many of these participants are [...]

Construction Begins on On, Off Ramps on Pineville Expwy.

Starting tomorrow night, works begins on the southbound off ramp connecting the Pineville Expressway to Highway 165. Also, work begins on the northbound entry ramp connecting Highway 28 East to the Expressway.
Closures can be expected from 10 pm to 5 am tomorrow and Friday morning. Then, the ramps close again Friday night at 10 and [...]

Help with Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment

The Marketplace helps uninsured people get health coverage. You can generally only buy Marketplace Health insurance during the yearly Open Enrollment Period. Get started now at Healthcare.gov.
For free and confidential help call: Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana, Central LA Area Health Education Center
(318) 443-2855
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Ad space available for Christmas Gala program

NATCHITOCHES – Local businesses can support the School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University and attract customers during the busy holiday season in Natchitoches by purchasing an ad in the Christmas Gala program.
The annual Christmas Gala will be held on Dec. 3-5 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Last year’s performances attracted an [...]

State Troopers Help with Safety Seat Check

A child safety-seat check will be held tomorrow at Rapides Regional Medical Center. State Troopers say the understanding when dealing with safety seats and children is a lifesaver.

The child safety seat check is from 8:30am to 1:30pm.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/21/14

Chamber Infrastructure Chairman Speaks to Rotary Today

The local Chamber of Commerce has a special committee to address infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and sewers.
The chairman of that committee, Jonathan Deen, today talks to the Rotary Club about how this affects economic development.

The committee members often connect with members of the legislative delegation for state help with projects.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/21/14

LA, Rapides Parish Schools Earn B on Report Card

Report cards for schools throughout the state are out. Louisiana earned a B and that’s what Rapides Parish Schools also earned, but there are four failing schools.

Those schools with A’s are J.I. Barron, Peabody Montessori, Poland Junior High, Rosenthal Elementary, Rubywise and Phoenix Magnet. These grades are for the 2013-2014 school year.
Parents can go to [...]

Early Voting Starts in LA Today

Early voting throughout Louisiana starts today. Voters can cast their ballots for the November fourth primaries at the registrar of voter’s offices throughout the state. Voters in Rapides Parish are taking advantage of the seven-day period.
The ballots range from the statewide candidates for the U.S. Senate and 14 proposed constitutional amendments to justices of the [...]

Fmr. Pres. Clinton Campaigns for Landrieu in Baton Rouge

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A former president throws his weight behind U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. Bill Clinton took the stage in front of a packed house in downtown Baton Rouge. He touted Landrieu’s experience and called her an effective leader.

This is the former president’s second time campaigning for Landrieu in the past two months.
Recently, Landrieu’s opponents got the backing [...]