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State Offices to Close Today, February 11 in 22 Louisiana Parishes

BATON ROUGE – Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced that state government offices will be closed Today, February 11, in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast for the morning due to a mix of rain and sleet, as well as snow and ice accumulation:
Avoyelles, Bienville, Caddo, [...]

Rapides Parish Library Closure Feb. 11

Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed Tuesday, February 11, 2014, due to the hazardous weather forecasted for Rapides Parish.  All branches will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, February 12th.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 445-2411.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving [...]

School Closures Feb. 11th

Northwestern State University is closed tomorrow due to weather.
Rapides Parish schools are closed tomorrow and Wednesday.
Vernon Parish schools are closed tomorrow because of weather.
Grant Parish Schools are closed tomorrow due to weather.
Avoyelles Parish Schools are closed tomorrow due to weather.

Hope Baptist School will be closed tomorrow.

Two NSU events postponed on Tuesday

NATCHITOCHES – Expected inclement winter weather has postponed two Northwestern State University events planned for Tuesday.
The Spring/Summer Job Fair scheduled for the Friedman Student Union has been postponed until April.
A recruiting event for prospective students in the Lake Charles area has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12.
For more information on the Job Fair, call (318) [...]

Hazardous Driving Condition Advisory Due To Forecasted Potential For Snow And/Or Ice

The Department of Transportation and Development District 08 Office in Alexandria advises the public that due to the forecasted potential winter weather conditions by the National Weather Service, which could result in accumulations of snow and/or ice on our bridges and roadways, there is a potential for closure of the following structures:
·THE URBAN ELEVATED SECTION [...]

ASH To Perform “Almost Maine”

[ February 14, 2014 to February 15, 2014. ] Alexandria Senior High will be performing “Almost Maine” Friday night Feb. 14th at 7:00 and Saturday night, Feb. 15th at 7:00. The show features students from the ASH Theatre Arts program and deals with love and relationships. It’s a great play to go see at Valentine’s! Tickets are $10 at the door.

Never-Before-Shown Clementine Hunter Works On Display

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[ February 8, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] There’s a rare opportunity to see never-before-shown works of the late Clementine Hunter in Natchitoches tomorrow.
Hunter is one of the nation’s most famous primitive painters and one of the most well known Louisiana artists.  She lived and worked at Melrose, just outside Natchitoches, for decades.
Tomorrow the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches presents, Clementine [...]

Mardi Gras Parade in Alexandria Honors Local Military Men & Women

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The first Mardi Gras parade of the big weekend in Central Louisiana is Friday, February 28th, at 4:30 pm in downtown Alexandria.  The parade includes Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars and College Cheerleaders, and honors our area military men and women.

The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee provides support to the military installations in [...]

Mansura Students Visit Alexandria Holocaust Memorial

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This morning, students from the Avoyelles Public Charter School in Mansura visit the Alexandria Holocaust Memorial.
These students have been learning about the holocaust in class, but their studies come alive as they visit the memorial.  They have been reading memoirs written about students their age who were subjected to Hitler’s final solution during World War [...]

Baton Rouge Man Struggles to Get Medical Coverage For His Family

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Louisiana Health and Hospitals says it has a safety net to help people who are uninsured in the state.
Rebecca Buchanan spoke with a man who says he can’t find those options.  His bills are piling-up as his health is declining.

The Reeds say they’ve written letters to several state officials, but have yet to receive a [...]