[ September 13, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL), Cenla Chapter, will hold their regular meeting and a “Lunch & Learn” on Friday, September 13 at noon at the Granberry Conference Center on the campus of Louisiana College. Mary Bourg Chauvin of the Etiquette Center of the South will be presenting “Putting Your Best PR Foot Forward.”
Mary will [...]
Carter Crossing Bridge Over Dugdemona River And Carter Crossing Bridge Over Dugdemona River Relief
Winn Parish, Carter Crossing
S.P. #H.006732.6; FEDERAL AID PROJECT #BRO-6410(502)
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on September 9, 2013, construction will begin on the Carter Crossing Bridges over Dugdemona River and Dugdemona River Relief in Winn Parish. [...]
Douglas Road Bridge Over Swafford Creek
Grant Parish, Douglas Road
S.P. NO.: H.006127.6; CONTROL SECTION 713-22
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on September 9, 2013, construction will begin on the Douglas Road Bridge over Swafford Creek in Grant Parish. This work will begin 150’ east of the Douglas Road Bridge and [...]
At sundown tomorrow is the start of the Jewish New Year. And, the Jewish temple in Alexandria has a new rabbi who’ll be conducting services.
The Rabbi has been here since early last month.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/3/13
Miss Louisiana is in Atlantic City getting ready for the Miss America Pageant later this month.
We caught up with her before she left for what could be the biggest two weeks of her life. Once she’s there she’ll rehearse and prepare in hopes of becoming the first Miss Louisiana to win the big crown.
Jaden Leach [...]
A special exhibit devoted to Solomon Northrup will open next month at LSU Alexandria. The exhibit is located inside the historic Epps house on the campus of LSU Alexandria.
Solomon Northrup is the inspiration for a film based on his life and taken from his book, “Twelve Years a Slave.” The home belonged to Edwin Epps [...]
A local theatre company is putting on “Shrek the Musical” and a big part of this production is make-up. Slathering on green face paint for the ogre is not as easy as it looks. The Lagniappe Theatre Company has brought in a special make-up artist to help them achieve the look.
Costumes are included in the [...]
The drought is causing a burn ban in Winn Parish. All outside burning is prohibited as of tomorrow and will remain in effect until officials decide to cancel it.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/3/13
Crossing the Red River just got more difficult today. The Jackson Street Bridge is now officially closed for repairs. The State Office of Highways says the bridge is practically being re-built in the next 100 days.
That makes two spans across the Red River that are under construction. The other is the Red River Bridge, which [...]
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will hold the Autumn 2013 ArtWalk in the Cultural Arts District of Downtown Alexandria. The ArtWalk will be held on Friday, October 18 from 4:00PM – 9:00PM and on Saturday, October 19 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. This is a free, family-oriented walking tour that features visual artists from throughout [...]