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Black Friday A Success for Local Merchants

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The numbers are in and, overall, sales were up for Thanksgiving weekend.  ShopperTrak, a retail research firm, says store sales were up for Thursday and Friday by 2.3 percent.  But for Black Friday alone, sales were down 13.2 percent, meaning more people shopped on Thanksgiving.
As for Central Louisiana, we checked in with one local merchant [...]

Reindeer Games Begin at Alexandria Mall

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Reindeer Games started today and are being played all season at the mall.  The mall manager explains how it works.

KLAX ABC 31 News 12/2/13

Leesville Pie Guy Opens Mobile Bakery

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Leesville shows off a new mobile bakery to satisfy your sweet tooth.
The Pie Guy of Leesville cuts the ribbon for his enterprise today.  Owner Roger Emmons has more than 28 years experience cooking for the military, but now, he’s feeding civilians too.

They sell fruit, pecan, and cream pies.  Emmons is joined by his family in [...]

NSU Selling Engraved Bricks as Christmas Presents

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University offers a Christmas shoppers a way to make their loved ones a permanent and tangible part of the school.  Engraved bricks in the Alumni Plaza are available for $100 and are a visible way to celebrate a one’s ties to Northwestern State.
“This is a thoughtful gift for someone who ‘has [...]

Bridge Work: US 167 South, North of Purple Heart Bridge

Rapides Parish, US 167
Milepost 112.31, Bridge # 023-01-0274-2
Control section 023-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 023-01-0274-2 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 5, 2013 and from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Friday, December 6, [...]

Bridge Work: US 167 North Over Messer St.

Rapides Parish, US 167
Milepost 113.03, Bridge # 023-01-0346-1
Control section 023-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 023-01-0346-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 and from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Wednesday, December 4, [...]

Road Work: LA 3118 at LA 6

LA 3118; SW JCT. LA 6 – NE JCT. LA 6
Sabine Parish; SP H.010370
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that, weather permitting, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 road construction work will begin on LA 3118 from the Southwest junction of LA 6 to the Northeast junction of LA 6.  This 1.260 mile [...]

Bridge Work: US 167 South Over Messer St.

Rapides Parish, US 167
Milepost 113.03, Bridge # 023-01-0346-2
Control section 023-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 023-01-0346-2 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 5, 2013 and  from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Friday, December 6, [...]

Road Work: LA 3118 at LA 6

LA 3118; SW JCT. LA 6 – NE JCT. LA 6
Sabine Parish; SP H.010370
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that, weather permitting, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 road construction work will begin on LA 3118 from the Southwest junction of LA 6 to the Northeast junction of LA 6.  This 1.260 mile [...]

Bridge Work: US 165 Business Over US 71

Rapides Parish, US 165 Business
Milepost 86.62, Bridge # 015-30-0187-1
Control section 015-30
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 015-30-0187-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Monday, December 2, 2013.  This structure is on US 165 Business over US 71 [...]