A local theatre company is putting on “Shrek the Musical” and a big part of this production is make-up. Slathering on green face paint for the ogre is not as easy as it looks. The Lagniappe Theatre Company has brought in a special make-up artist to help them achieve the look.
Costumes are included in the [...]
The drought is causing a burn ban in Winn Parish. All outside burning is prohibited as of tomorrow and will remain in effect until officials decide to cancel it.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/3/13
Crossing the Red River just got more difficult today. The Jackson Street Bridge is now officially closed for repairs. The State Office of Highways says the bridge is practically being re-built in the next 100 days.
That makes two spans across the Red River that are under construction. The other is the Red River Bridge, which [...]
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will hold the Autumn 2013 ArtWalk in the Cultural Arts District of Downtown Alexandria. The ArtWalk will be held on Friday, October 18 from 4:00PM – 9:00PM and on Saturday, October 19 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. This is a free, family-oriented walking tour that features visual artists from throughout [...]
MARKSVILLE, La. – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Council met on Friday, August 23, 2013, to select a replacement for the position of Chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe in wake of the recent passing of Chairman Earl Barbry, Sr. In accordance with the tribe’s Constitution, the Tribal Council was required to fill the vacancy with one of [...]
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LA 1226; Natchitoches Parish
Mile Post 0.590; Control Section 359-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 1226, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at Milepost 0.590 and is on Control Section 359-01. The closure will be [...]
NATCHITOCHES – Jeff Mathews feels he is up to the challenge. Mathews will lead his first performance as director of bands at Northwestern State University Saturday when the Demons take on Southern University at 6 p.m. in Turpin Stadium. He replaces Bill Brent, who over 30 years built Northwestern State’s band into one of the [...]
A disturbance at Marksville High leads to a lockdown.
Around noon today, authorities say Adam Ponthier went to the school where his mother is a secretary to ask for money. Ponthier allegedly threatened her when she refused.
Authorities say some thought the man had a gun in his truck outside the school. They searched, but turned up [...]
From left to right: Barry Burks, Gerald Culpepper, Anthony Gagnard, Jonnovan Jackson, & Jeremy Griffin.
Avoyelles Parish Deputies are cracking down on unregistered sex offenders and tonight five people are behind bars.
They include 33 year old Barry Burks of Texas, 57 year old Gerald Culpeper junior of California, 26 year old Anthony Gainyard from Marksville, 26 [...]
Not only is it Labor Day weekend, tomorrow is LSU’s season opener.
And in Baton Rouge there is change in the air. As Troy Gaulden reports, the roar of LSU Tiger fans will get “much louder” for the 2014 season.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/30/13