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Exhibit examines Civl War medical practices

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Cammie G. Henry Research Center is hosting an exhibit that examines 19th century medical practices in the region.  “The Civil War:  A Look at the Development of Medicine in Louisiana and the United States through the Civil War” will be up through December, according to University Archivist Mary Linn Wernet. [...]

Johnson Branch Library closed for Pie Festival

Alexandria, Louisiana — Due to the Lecompte Pie Festival, the Johnson Branch of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed on Friday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about the Johnson Branch Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 318-776-5153.
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Gee Whiz Science Carnival Coming to T.R.E.E. House

[ October 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] T.R.E.E. House has partnered with Sci-port as well as the Central Louisiana Community Foundation to bring you an hour of non-stop science action!  Here is how it will work.  The exhibit will be divided into two sections, Robot World and the Science Carnival.  If you have more than 50 students then your group will be [...]

“There’s a Story Behind My Praise”

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[ September 29, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Butterfly Blast at Allen Acres

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[ September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies.  You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs.  Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs.  Hopefully, some of the tagged [...]

The Peacekeeper Coalition Meeting

[ October 21, 2013; ] The Peacekeeper Coallition, Inc. (Neighborhood Watch Meeting) is schedule for Monday, October 21st At Homewood Baptist Church located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson Street, Alexandria, La. at 6:00 p.m.

Any questions contact: (318) 442-7884

Kathleen Blanco to speak at Women In Business Conference

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]

Child Safety Seat Event in Alexandria

[ September 21, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA- The Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force (LPSTF), the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Hispanic Committee of the South, and Louisiana State Police Troop E are conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will take place at Walker [...]

Mother Outraged Over Child’s Homework

A South Louisiana mother is outraged about her child’s homework involving terms like “pimp” and references to weapons.  It’s an incident the superintendent says was confined to just one class at Eaton Park Elementary in Vermillion Parish.  Erin Steuber has the story.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13

Meat Processing Class Returns to Buckeye High

It’s been 10 years, but now a popular meat processing class is back at Buckeye High in Deville.  Bob Madison of ABC 31 News says it’s part of the school Ag program, and the students do it all.

And the payments for the meat go back into the program.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/19/13