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Juvenile Arrested for Shooting Death

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Alexandria Police arrest a juvenile for a shooting death last night in the 18 hundred block of Orchard.  The victim is 19-year-old Antonio Jones.  He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Today, police arrested a 16-year-old for murder.  Because of the age, the name cannot be released.  If he’s tried as an adult, then the [...]

Meat Pie Triathlon September 29

NATCHITOCHES – The 11th Annual Meat Pie Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, September 29, 2013, in downtown Natchitoches.  One of the state’s largest triathlons, over 250 competitors ages 14 to 84 are expected to compete in the Meat Pie Triathlon which will serve as this year’s Louisiana State Championship.
The Meat Pie Triathlon begins with a [...]

Road Work: 4th Street in Leesville

Leesville, LA— Please be advised that due to construction, 4th Street will be closed and re-open daily at 5:00 p.m. to incoming and outgoing traffic.  The Vernon Parish Police Jury is in the process of building pads for the new Vernon Parish Jail.
Questions regarding this matter may be directed to City Hall at 337.239.2444.

CASA Fundraiser at Bistro on the Bayou

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[ September 30, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center & CASA program is having its annual fundraiser on Monday, the 30th of September at Bistro on the Bayou 6-9pm. There will be music, hors d’oeuvres, wine and a silent auction.   If you are interested in volunteering, purchasing a ticket ($100 per person), buying a table, or donating to the silent [...]

Creole Heritage Celebration

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[ October 10, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The 20th Annual Creole Heritage Celebration will be held Oct. 10-11 in the Friedman Student Union at Northwestern State University. The event will celebrate the genealogy, history and archaeology of the Creole culture inside and outside Louisiana.

Registration is $20 per person in advance and $25 on site. The fee includes a complete registration [...]

LDWF to Host National Hunting & Fishing Day Events

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[ September 28, 2013; ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September 28.
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September.  It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our [...]

Rapides Regional October 2013 Events

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[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Throughout October: Free T-shirts and cupcakes for a mammogram screening. In recognition of October as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every woman who completes a screening mammogram at Rapides Regional Medical Center during October will receive a free “My mammogram was a piece-a-cake!” T-shirt and a coupon for a free cupcake from Piece-A-Cake bakery in [...]

Fall Natchitoches Tour of Homes Tickets On Sale

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.

The tour, presented by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these sites are not normally open to the public.

The Candlelight Tour is Friday, [...]

NSU Theatre and Dance to perform “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Theatre West. Tickets are $15 and $12 those age 65 and over and children age 12 and under. A package of five tickets is available for $50. [...]

Angola Prison Rodeo Sundays in October

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement!  Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south.  Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]