Experts are warning the public about the danger of contracting infections in hospitals.
To keep their hygiene practices state of the art, Rapides Regional Medical Center has acquired a germ-zapping robot. It works a lot like a mosquito zapper. It’s used in a patient’s room to remove the germs that could cause an infection.
The robot also [...]
Each year LSU of Alexandria hosts area civic clubs — like Kiwanis, Rotary, and Lions — who normally meet weekly at various venues in Alexandria and Pineville. It gives these club members a chance to cross over, learn about plans at LSU of Alexandria and hear from a guest speaker.
Former Governor Buddy Roemer is this [...]
A man is dead after being hit by a Union Pacific train late this morning in Ball.
Ball police say the man was wearing headphones with loud music blaring when the conductor spotted him. They say the conductor hit the emergency brakes and used his air phone to warn the man, but he never moved.
The call [...]
[ April 8, 2014 to April 9, 2014. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library will hold a book sale on the LSUA campus on April 8 and 9 from 9:00am-5:00pm both days. The sale will be in Oakland Hall, room 109.
In addition to books, CDs and DVDs will also be available for sale.
Proceeds from the book sale will [...]
[ April 5, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University holds auditions for its 2014-15 cheerleading squad, Demon Dazzlers and Vic the Demon mascot this weekend.
Tryouts for the cheerleading squad are April 5-6 in Prather Coliseum.
The Northwestern State cheerleaders are the premiere spirit group for the University. The cheerleaders serve several roles at the university. They have the opportunity to cheer [...]
[ April 4, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. April 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] It’s time for DownTown Rocks. These popular spring concerts are hosted by the City of Alexandria and are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the steps of City Hall.
The first concert featuring the music of Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko will be April 4.
The second concert will take place on April 11 and [...]
[ April 3, 2014; ] LEESVILLE, La.—The Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee invites the general public to join them in celebrating the return of the Patriots of the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division from their recent nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
The division’s Uncasing Ceremony is set for 3 April, 2014, at 4 p.m., with a parade of [...]
[ May 1, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Free summer activities information fair for area youth
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will host Summer Splash 2014 on Thursday, May 1. Summer Splash is an annual informational fair that highlights summer activities throughout the city and parish for children of all ages.
Summer Splash will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. [...]
[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Tickets are still available for the President’s Command Performance, a spring celebration of the arts honoring Bill Brent, former director of Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts. The event will take place Friday, April 4 and will include performances by several Northwestern [...]
LEESVILLE, La. –The City of Leesville anticipates that American Pool Services will open not only the Leisure Pool but also the Leesville Municipal Pool (located at the former Leesville State School site) for Memorial Day Weekend.
The City’s Recreation Department has begun to clean up around the Leesville Municipal Pool in anticipation of handing off the maintenance of [...]