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2 Allen Parish Municipalities Receive Critical Audits

2 Allen Parish municipalities will need to comply with critical audits.
The parish seat, Oberlin, is being cited by the auditor for at least 9 issues, some of which could be violations of state law or the constitution.
In Oakdale, auditors also found 9 financial problems they recommend be solved.
The results of both audits are available on [...]

ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament Set For February 22

[ February 22, 2014; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The annual Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs and LSU of Alexandria Scholarship Open Bass Tournament is set for Saturday, February 22 at Red River Midway Marina St. Maurice.

The event begins at safelight and will end at 3:00pm followed by the weigh-in.

The entry fee is $150 per team and registration forms can be [...]

Rapides Parish Library Black History Month Presentation

[ February 22, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—In honor of Black History Month, the Main Library will host “Candied Yams and Cornbread”, Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  The entire family is invited to come hear storytellers Rosa Metoyer and Sylvia Davis. A reception will be held following the presentation. For more information please call Karla Kirby at 318-442-2483, ext. [...]

2nd Annual Spring Music Festival coming to NSU Campus

[ March 21, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] Northwestern State University’s student run radio station KNWD 91.7 FM is putting on its 2nd annual music festival, DemonFest 2014, starting at 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014.  DemonFest 2014 will be held at the Iberville Field on the NSU campus. Admission to Demonfest is $10 for non-NSU students, and NSU/LSMSA/BPCC students get in free [...]

“The Legacy of Beryl Shipley” Film Showing at LA Sports Hall of Fame

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[ February 18, 2014; ] Filmmaker Douglas Dominque previews and discusses his forthcoming documentary, “Lights Out in Blackham”. The film tells the story of coach Beryl Shipley, who made history in 1966 as the first coach to integrate a major sports team at a large public university in the Deep South. Event held at the LA Sports Hall of Fame [...]

Cellular One Customers’ Newest Feature Offers Low-Cost Medical Care

Cellular One customers in Texas and Louisiana can enjoy real-time access to advice from licensed, board-certified physicians for a wide range of non-emergency medical issues.
Using their wireless device, with iSelectMD Mobile, Cellular One customers can speak with a Board-Certified Physician via voice or video services like Skype or FaceTime to resolve everyday illnesses or consult [...]

LA Driver’s Licenses Getting Redesign

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Your next Louisiana driver’s license and ID card designs will have new looks.  The new features offer greater security, privacy protection and resistance to tampering.  There’s a tri-color overlay, multi-colored fine-line printing and a ghost image of your photo.
The last update was in 2001.
“We are always looking for ways to better protect Louisiana citizens from [...]

Bravo TV’s Realty Star & Author Phaedra Parks Visits Alexandria

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[ February 16, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] One of the stars of Real Housewives of Atlanta will be at Schnack’s Monday afternoon to sign copies of her book.  She’s Phaedra Parks, and the book is called “Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun and Never Have an Off Moment”.

Parks will be signing from 3:30 [...]

College Goal Sunday Helps Parents With College Prep

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This weekend is the 7th year for College Goal Sunday.  The programs take place at various locations around Louisiana to help students and parents learn how to afford tuition.

Locally, you can go to LSU of Alexandria and Louisiana College from 2 to 4.
To learn more about the event at LSUA, click here.
KLAX ABC 31 News [...]

Kroger’s Offers Last-Minute Valentine’s Gifts

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Shoppers in search of flowers this Valentines Day are finding their way to the annual Kroger’s tent.  Pre-arranged bouquets, long-stemmed roses and cards are available for the last-minute gift givers.
The tent is a tradition at Kroger and, you’ll see it again for Mother’s Day.
It serves as the busy husbands’ and boyfriends’ last reminder that somebody [...]