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Libertarian Party of Louisiana Supports Marijuana Legalization

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Wendy Adams, Executive Director, Libertarian Party of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana (January 28, 2014) – Wendy Adams, Executive Director for the Libertarian Party of Louisiana (LPL), testified in favor of marijuana legalization before the House Criminal Justice Committee last week. Ms. Adams stated that “Libertarians believe that it is a violation of our civil liberties to [...]

School Closures Jan 28-Jan 29

Schools Closed Tuesday, January 28th & Wednesday, January 29th due to winter weather conditions:
Rapides Parish Schools
Vernon Parish Schools
Allen Parish Schools
Grant Parish Schools
Northwestern State University

Highway Officals, Local Law Enforcement Close Icy Roads

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Highway officials and local law enforcement started plans for winter weather last night.  The elevated portions of Interstate 49 were shut down as of 6pm yesterday.  In previous winter weather events, there were problems when the interstate iced over, so now highways officials take all precautions.
When people woke up this morning, they learned a winter [...]

Rare Snowfall Covers Central Louisiana

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Early this morning, this is what people in this area woke up to.
Snow – coating the lawns and rooftops.  All schools in this area cancelled classes today, which give a rare snow day for area students.  Many enjoyed making their first snowmen, having their first snowball fights and taking pictures of this snow event.  Take [...]

Cancellation of Extra-Curricular Activities for Rapides Schools

The National Weather Service reports that freezing rain and sleet are still possible until 8 p.m. tonight, making road travel potentially hazardous. Additionally, a hard freeze is expected tonight (Friday), north of the I-10 corridor. Consequently, all extra-curricular activities scheduled for tonight for the Rapides Parish public schools are being canceled and will be rescheduled [...]

A+PEL Annual meeting rescheduled to Feb. 8th

Due to weather conditions and road closures, our 25th Annual Membership meeting has been rescheduled to Feb. 8th, from Noon – 3 at the SpringHill Suites in Lake Charles.
The meeting agenda and location remain as planned.  The only change is the date.
If you have made personal, individual accommodations in Lake Charles, please call to get [...]

Film Lecture to be Rescheduled

Due to pending weather conditions, Alexandria Museum of Art (along with LSUA) will be CLOSED Friday, January 24, 2014. The Art of Independent Filmmaking with Patrick Clinton lecture originally scheduled for Friday evening will be rescheduled at a later date.
AMoA will re-open on Saturday, January 25 at 10am (weather permiting).

State Offices to Close Friday, January 24 in 20 LA Parishes

BATON ROUGE – Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed on Friday, January 24, 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:
Acadia, [...]

Rapides Parish Library Closures

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Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed today, January 24, 2014, due to the hazardous weather conditions.  All branches will resume normal business hours Saturday, January 25, 2014.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 445-2411.

School Closure Announcements

The following schools are closed Friday, January 24th due to weather:
Allen Parish Schools
Rapides Parish Schools
Grant Parish Schools
Evangeline Parish Schools
Vernon Parish Schools
All campuses of NSU
LSU of Alexandria
Central Louisiana Technical Community College (All staff and faculty should report to their work locations at 12 noon on Friday unless other instructions are announced.)