It’s a project that’ll be a big help to a lot of area families. In fact, planners say it’s a win-win event for east Louisiana residents. The U.S. Army is setting up in Concordia Parish for a good cause. Health specialists are providing free medical and dental care for the coming week. They’ll be at [...]
Today, Smokey Bear is 69 years old. He’s long been the symbol of safety in the woods, especially in our national forests.
Today he was treated to a birthday party at a local restaurant, complete with cake. It was sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, which depends on Smokey to help guarantee fire-free fun in the [...]
Freshmen Orientation is underway at LSU Alexandria. About 150 students are hearing from administrators and the ambassadors who recruit students from the area high schools. The ambassadors are leading sessions on classroom success, what the university has to offer and how to survive a roommate.
There are sessions for parents, as well.
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Artwork is being installed at Rapides Regional for an exhibit that opens Monday. This is the Lilly Oncology Exhibit, Expressions of a Cancer Journey. These works are from all over the United States and Puerto Rico.
The competition has drawn more than 4 thousand entries over the years as artists express their experiences through art. The [...]
Two former officials at LSU Eunice plead guilty in federal court for theft from the university.
60-year-old Doctor Marvette Thomas of Grambling was Director of Academic Affairs and 60-year-old Carra Sergeant of Ragley was his assistant. They both admit to taking money from federal grants meant to help students. Together, they spent almost 160 thousand dollars [...]
Since Sheriff Steven McCain took office on July 1, 2012, the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office has been working tirelessly to clean up a backlog of old evidence, some dating back as far as 1978.
“When I first took office, I became aware that the Sheriff’s Office evidence room had not been purged in quite some time. [...]
A sergeant with the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office is arrested following a drug investigation.
Reed Bueche was with the department for 10 years until this week. He was a community leader and known for his work at catholic high school as an award winning power-lifting coach. As Rob Krieger reports, his former boss is feeling [...]
People in south Louisiana are proud to call themselves “Saints Fans”.
But one group in Richard is hoping their “Little Cajun Saint” will one day be ranked among others in the Catholic faith. Charlene Richard was only 12 years old when she died, but 54 years later, she’s still answering the prayers of the faithful.
And as [...]
A Fort Polk man is sentenced in Federal Court for child abuse.
19-year-old Satonius Gaines will spend 18 months in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old on the military base.
[ August 19, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, La – The Cancer Support Group at Rapides Regional Medical Center will hold its monthly meeting in the Cascade Room at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Monday, Aug. 19.
This month, an oncology social worker will lead a discussion on “Coping With Stress.” The presentation is for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants will [...]