[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.
Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]
[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] LEESVILLE, LA- The Mayor’s Women’s Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville’s semi-annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, October 14th through Saturday, October 19th. Residents are encouraged to clean their properties and the city will offer a lending hand. Leesville Public Works crews will pick up items throughout the week. [...]
[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the amazing 80’s tribute band, will return for a Spooktacular Mollyween Bash in the Mari Showroom on Friday, October 25 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now.
The Molly Ringwalds, hailed as the world’s greatest 80’s tribute band, will be entertaining Paragon [...]
[ October 5, 2013 to October 6, 2013. ] Alexandria, La – The United States Fast Pitch Association will host a softball tournament at the Alexandria Youth Complex Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6. The Playing for Pink tournament is a breast cancer benefit tournament with proceeds going to a local cancer awareness organization.
The tournament will include teams from the 8U category up [...]
[ October 4, 2013 12:00 pm to October 5, 2013 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Seventh Annual Return to the 50’s Classic Car Show will be held Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5, 2013 in downtown Natchitoches. The event, sponsored by the Natchitoches Historic District Business Association, is expected to bring in more than 300 classic vehicles to downtown Natchitoches.
The Car Show kicks off on Friday, [...]
Several miles of Interstate 49 were shut down early this morning when a tanker truck carrying a hazardous material caught fire. No one was injured, but state officials immediately called HazMat units and shut down the interstate between Meeker and Forest Hill. Troopers say it could have been a deadly situation, so they acted to [...]
One man receives a life sentence and another gets almost 23 years for dealing in meth. Maurice Smith (left) received life, and Chavo Thomas (right) got 22 years and 9 months. Both are from Ferriday.
They were convicted of delivering meth from California to Ferriday. Smith organized the trip, and Thomas carried the drugs back to [...]
The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce has a long and rich history with Fort Polk. Today, the Commanding General is hosted by the Chamber for a special luncheon.
The General is also Commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center. He describes the ongoing exercises at Fort Polk, how the Chamber’s efforts to provide hospitality for the [...]
[ October 3, 2013; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its 2013-14 season Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Dr. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall. Northwestern State University Professor of Horn Dr. Kristine Coreil is the featured soloist.
Tickets are $10. Northwestern State [...]
[ October 5, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] The Natchitoches Aviators (EAA Chapter 1526) will host a regional Fly-in for pilots and attractions of interest for the public on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in conjunction with the Classic Car Show to take place at the downtown riverbank in the National Historic District.
The Fly-in will be held at the Natchitoches Regional Airport; 450 Wallenberg [...]