Alexandria, Louisiana—Not much compares to spending time with your friends, enjoying time well spent laughing and playing games. That’s just the environment Faith Johnson and Candace Hamilton create for their monthly As Young As You Feel Day program for senior citizens. The program occurs on the third Thursday of each month at the Rapides Parish [...]
[ October 19, 2013; ] Marksville, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited announce the return of the multi-talented stand-up comedian, actor and country music artist, Rodney Carrington to the Mari Showroom on Saturday, October 19th. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $37 each and are on sale now.
As a triple threat artist, [...]
[ September 29, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES — The Silver Keys Trio will perform at Northwestern State University Sunday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
The Silver Keys Trio consists of flutist Christina Guenther, bassoonist Susan Nelson, and pianist Geneva Fung, who worked together at Stephen F. Austin State [...]
[ October 17, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] CLSHRM Annual Seminar
Speakers: Dwane Lay & Sidney F. Lewis
When: October 17, 2013 – 8:00am to Noon
Where: Pineville Convention Center at Country Inn & Suites – 2727 Monroe Highway Pineville, LA 71360
Cost: $50/Members & $60/Non-Members
Register online at http://clshrm.shrm.org/surveys/clshrm-2013-seminar-registration-form
Contact Info: Sandy Mask 318-767-5678
A LaSalle Parish deputy is arrested for domestic abuse and forcible rape. He’s 52-year-old Clarence Breland Jr. of Jena. Sheriff Scott Franklin says he’s been on the force for about one and a half years.
As with all these cases, the investigation is with Louisiana State Police (LSP). The investigation began when LSP received information and [...]
It’s Founders day at Louisiana College.
Each year this private Baptist school celebrates by presenting awards to friends of the school. The school has selected three men who are honored at the morning chapel on the school campus. They’re Joe Rickets, founder of TD Ameritrade, Jim Rickets, of Opportunity Education, and Doctor Amnon Gimpel, who specializes [...]
The Land of the Jaguar at the Alexandria Zoo is about to be officially open. This is a renovation of the South American area. It’s the largest project the zoo has undertaken since the Louisiana Habitat exhibit. It encompasses almost three acres. This is the oldest area of the zoo, which dates back to 1926.
James Edward Reed, 37
It’s a busy time for Alexandria Police as they bust some car burglary suspects and crack a several month old case.
First, 37-year-old James Reed of Alexandria; police spent nine months looking for him in a domestic stabbing case. There are no details on where police found him. That stabbing happened in the [...]
There’s a new way to buy tickets in town for arts and other events. It’s called Ticket Central, and it works a lot like Ticketmaster.
To access Ticket central, visit Ticket-Central.org or call (318) 445-7705. The people there can help you navigate through various events to get tickets for the dates, times and prices you want.
More than 500 students are roaming around Kent House today. These students are learning about the lifestyles of early Americans.
Kent House is a 19th century raised cottage-type plantation home that actually supported families who lived within its walls for generations. Students learn about the former residents by digging to find artifacts and by observing what [...]