[ October 3, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Thanks to the support of McDonald’s of Alexandria, the Arts Council of Central Louisiana proudly presents Some Enchanted Evening, featuring the Rising Stars of the Shreveport Opera. This performance will be at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 1202 3rd Street, in the Alexandria Cultural Arts District on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The [...]
Elmer, LA; Rapides Parish; LA Hwy 488;
Project #H.002670; Control Section 368-02
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that due to adverse weather conditions affecting ongoing construction, LA 488 from the intersection of LA 112 to the intersection of Terrell Road will be immediately closed except for local traffic. The closure is [...]
[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16. “Painted Desert: What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
Students and faculty who participated in [...]
[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.
Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]
[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.
Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]
[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] LEESVILLE, LA- The Mayor’s Women’s Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville’s semi-annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, October 14th through Saturday, October 19th. Residents are encouraged to clean their properties and the city will offer a lending hand. Leesville Public Works crews will pick up items throughout the week. [...]
[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the amazing 80’s tribute band, will return for a Spooktacular Mollyween Bash in the Mari Showroom on Friday, October 25 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now.
The Molly Ringwalds, hailed as the world’s greatest 80’s tribute band, will be entertaining Paragon [...]
[ October 5, 2013 to October 6, 2013. ] Alexandria, La – The United States Fast Pitch Association will host a softball tournament at the Alexandria Youth Complex Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6. The Playing for Pink tournament is a breast cancer benefit tournament with proceeds going to a local cancer awareness organization.
The tournament will include teams from the 8U category up [...]
[ October 4, 2013 12:00 pm to October 5, 2013 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Seventh Annual Return to the 50’s Classic Car Show will be held Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5, 2013 in downtown Natchitoches. The event, sponsored by the Natchitoches Historic District Business Association, is expected to bring in more than 300 classic vehicles to downtown Natchitoches.
The Car Show kicks off on Friday, [...]
Several miles of Interstate 49 were shut down early this morning when a tanker truck carrying a hazardous material caught fire. No one was injured, but state officials immediately called HazMat units and shut down the interstate between Meeker and Forest Hill. Troopers say it could have been a deadly situation, so they acted to [...]