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Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Pineville

[ October 17, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Pineville Concerned Citizens, Inc. will host a Neighborhood Watch Meeting on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Main Street Community Center, 708 Main Street, in Pineville, from 6:00 until 7:30 pm. This meeting will be to address the new changes in district lines affecting District 1 and the Lakeside/Wardville communities, formerly in District 2.

Coats for Kids Drive at Paragon Casino Resort


[ October 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort has announced dates for its 2013 fall season annual Coats for Kids Drive. The drive will begin Tuesday, October 1, and end Friday, November 1. Paragon will collect new or slightly worn coats and jackets of any color and size, with buttons or zippers. Donations may be dropped off [...]

LC to Host Rapides Parish College Fair


[ September 26, 2013 to September 27, 2013. ] On September 26th and 27th Louisiana College will be hosting the Rapides Parish College Fair on campus in the Granberry Conference Room from 8am – 8pm.

There will be 29 various colleges and universities on campus with admissions recruiters and their schools information. We are expecting 1500 students from public and private schools around Rapides Parish.

A [...]

Road Work: LA 483

LA 483; Jct LA 174 to Desoto Parish Line
S.P. H.002589; Sabine Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, weather permitting, road construction work will begin on LA 483 from the junction of LA 174 to the Desoto Parish Line on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 and will continue for approximately two [...]

Road Work: LA 8 Median Cable Barrier at LA 117

LA 8:  Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117
S.P. H.010272; Vernon Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, weather permitting, construction work will begin on the LA 8, Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117 project on Monday, September 30, 2013 and will continue for approximately three (3) weeks.  This project is located [...]

Inglewood Farm to host “Keepin’ It Local”


[ October 5, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Inglewood Farm will be hosting Keepin’ It Local, a fall market kick-off event on October 5th, 2013 from 9 am – 2 pm at the Inglewood Harvest Barn at 6233 Old Baton Rouge Highway, Alexandria, Louisiana.

Featuring Inglewood’s full produce market, farm activities, hayride, guest growers, guest presenters and more, admission is free and open to [...]

Commissioner Foster Campbell Plans Public Utility Meetings

[ October 2, 2013 to October 3, 2013. ] Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Concordia, Tensas, Morehouse and Union parishes October 2-3 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities.

“I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said.

Campbell will hold his town meetings [...]

Presentation on Healthcare Reform at Rapides Parish Main Library

[ October 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will bring many changes to the healthcare system this year. In order to educate the public on the PPACA, Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition (LHEC) representative Wesley Watkins will be speaking at the Main Library on October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Watkins will [...]

Faces of Freedom at Rapides Parish Main Library

Alexandria, Louisiana — The realistic “Seven Faces of Freedom” paintings by Ransom Rambo are on display at the Main Library now through September 28. The series features historical figures that express the struggle from slavery to freedom, and include Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, Dorothy Height, Rosa Parks and more.
Ransom Rambo was born in [...]

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. [...]