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RPSB Meets to Decide Glenmora Principal’s Fate

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The Rapides Parish School Board meets in special session today over a request to fire a principal. The principal in question is Brian Parmley of Glenmora, who has already had one hearing dealing with his possible termination.
Parmley was suspended with pay in October due to controversy about whether he properly conducted observations and filled out [...]

VOA Selling Christmas Tree Lights to Help Needy

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Volunteers of America has begun a Light Up A Life program at its offices on Coliseum Boulevard.  Each light on this tree can be bought for a donation of one dollar that will go toward a fund to help clients in crises.
This is the first time VOA has tried this project, and their goal is [...]

LA Ranks “2nd Worst Judicial Hellhole”

The American Tort Reform Association recently released a report ranking Louisiana as the second worst judicial hellhole in the nation.

The group is also critical of the State Attorney General for handing out what they call no-bid legal contracts.
KLAX ABC 31 News 12/18/13

Neighbors Enjoy Christmas Light Contest

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There’s a Christmas light contest going on between two neighbors in Alexandria’s West Point subdivision.  On the 62 hundred block of Sarah Lynne Drive you’ll find the homes of Richard Jewels and Paul Dunstane, with Christmas lights taken to another level.
Jewels’ display is computerized and he has coordinated it with a local radio frequency, so [...]

Plans Begin for Interstate 49 South Project

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Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy says the budget surplus should be used for Interstate 49 South.  He also says the money cannot be used for operating expenses, like higher education, but it can go for infrastructure.
Interstate 49 South is an upgrade to Highway 90, which runs 140 miles from Lafayette to the West Bank Expressway [...]

Funeral Services for George Rodrigue Set for Thursday

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Funeral services for George Rodrigue will be Thursday morning at Saint Louis Cathedral in the New Orleans French Quarter.
The 69-year-old painter died Saturday after a long battle with cancer.
His blue dog paintings are beloved throughout the state and his works have turned up in the homes and offices of Governors and US Senators.
Rodrigue was one [...]

Pineville Christmas Parade A Success

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It tried to rain on the Pineville Parade Friday, so they moved it to last night.
One of the longer Christmas parades in Central Louisiana, it comes with homemade floats, marching bands, and other entertainment.  But, the children all wait for the candy.
This was one of the 12 nights of Christmas, and this year, the route [...]

LSUA Has A New Name

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For years the nickname of LSU at Alexandria has been simply A, but you shouldn’t call it that anymore.  The name has changed to LSU of Alexandria.  The school says inserting “of” into the name is part of an exciting new brand for the school.
It all starts next year when you’ll see the new brand [...]

Harlem Globetrotters to play at LC

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[ January 16, 2014; ] The Harlem Globetrotters will perform at Louisiana College on Thursday, January 16th at 7pm in H.O. West Fieldhouse.  The Community is invited to attend.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by mail, phone, email, or fax.  All ticketing will be handled by Brian Hill with the Globetrotters.

Download this flyer for ticket information (pdf download).

LSUA Fitness Club Launches this Spring Semester

[ January 15, 2014; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. January 28, 2014; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] LSUA Fitness Club Powered by CrossFit SouthBank

What is it?

A student led organization being established to promote fitness, community, healthy lifestyles, and longevity! All officers of the club will be student elected!

Who can join?

Any student, faculty, or staff in good standing.

How can I find out more and see if it’s for me?

Save These Dates!

January 15th on “Welcome Back Wednesday” [...]