[ September 10, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Tuesday, September 10th from 5pm-7pm
“Evenings with Educators” provides a relaxing, fun environment for teachers to mingle and create while they learn. The Alexandria Museum of Art is here to aid teahers as they move into Common Core Curriculum with Common Core lesson plans, activities, and tours that will stimulate critical thinking skills necessary for student [...]
[ August 1, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Rapides Parish Students, grades K-12, are invited to play BINGO in order to win backpacks filled with school supplies and other great prizes!
Thursday, August 1st
Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St, 4pm-6pm
For more information, call (318) 449-5225 or (318) 449-5108.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that the O.K. Allen Bridge (bridge number 840-43-0125-1) on US 71/165, will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:00 pm and will reopen at 6:00 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. The closure for this one evening is related to [...]
Grant Deputies say they’ve arrested a Colfax man for beating up his mother. William Sibley reportedly punched his mother in the face and then threw her to the floor and stomped on her chest. Deputies say he had to be tased before they could take him into custody.
He was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest [...]
[ September 26, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join the Rapides Parish Libertarian Party for their monthly Parish Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30pm at the Rapides Parish Westside Library. This meeting is open to all registered Libertarians. For more information about the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, visit LPLouisiana.org.
[ August 29, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join the Rapides Parish Libertarian Party for their monthly Parish Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, August 29th at 6:30pm at the Rapides Parish Westside Library. This meeting is open to all registered Libertarians. For more information about the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, visit LPLouisiana.org.
It’s that time of year again: Buddy Camp is in session and this week it looks bigger than ever. ABC 31 Reporter Lauren Partain has more.
Buddy Camp will have their closing ceremony on Friday to wrap up the week.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/1/13
Looking for a late summer read, or, maybe, you need some coffee table books for Christmas presents? The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale starts today.
You can buy all kinds of books, including those that are gently used and donated. And – there’s even more.
The sale runs three days at the Westside branch. They [...]
It’s a little like Christmas in July for Volunteers of America. Wal-Mart presented a 50-thousand dollar check to VOA for a program called “BEST”. That stands for “Building Empowerment through Skills and Training.” The program gives more than a hundred women skills to make it on their own.
The VOA also showed off its spruced up [...]
A shooting at a law office in Covington results in a suicide. 47-year-old Roderick Rist of Slidell is identified as the gunman.
The coroner’s office says he shot and killed himself after opening fire at the Upton Law Firm. An office manager was inside and hid until police found her. Police say Rist fired outside the [...]