NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, May 26 for the Memorial Day holiday. Watson Library and the Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center will be closed Monday. The university will reopen Tuesday, May 27.
Natchitoches Parish, LA 1-X
Milepost 2.75, Bridge # 053-04-1463-1
Control section 053-04
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge number 053-04-1463-1, Church Street Bridge, will be closed for inspection from 9:00 AM on June 2, 2014 until 3:00 PM on June 2, 2014. This Structure is on LA 1-X (Business) or Church [...]
Speech by Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman, Commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk:
“The cost of freedom is not borne equally by all Americans
It never has been – and it never will be. There will always be some Americans that stand up and take the lead in defending our freedom. And there [...]
A man is dead and police make an arrest in a shooting on Monroe Street.
It happened yesterday afternoon in the parking lot of the save more convenience store in the 29 hundred block of Monroe.
Police say the victim is 25-year-old Denardo Boyd of Alexandria.
Police arrested 18-year-old Jarvis Jackson of Alexandria. He was taken in custody [...]
Area Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway is hospitalized with what’s described as a mild stroke.
An assistant says his tests are good, and his doctors expect a full recovery. They say he should be out of the hospital within a day.
The 70-year-old is a former congressman from Forest Hill. He recently ran for the 5th district [...]
The Rapides Parish School Board rejects a school application filed by Louisiana Charter Foundation. The corporation is applying for type-one charter schools throughout the state, including Alexandria.
The parish superintendent recommended against the application, saying the group seemed unfamiliar with the Rapides School System. The board vote was unanimous.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/21/14
Hurricane season starts in a little more than a week.
The State Office of Emergency Preparedness recently brought the military up to date on planning for a disaster.
Today villages, towns and cities have sent representatives to learn what can be done when disasters loom.
Experts say one of the biggest lessons learned nine years ago from Katrina [...]
The boil advisory for some portions of Pineville water is lifted. It was imposed earlier this week after an 18-inch water main broke on the grounds of Central State Hospital.
KLAX ABC 31 News 5/21/14
Out of Our Minds: Think Like an Artist!
AMoA is offering 6 different, week-long summer art camp sessions in June and July for kids ages 6 through 17! Campers will learn to think and create like artists in these hands-on classes taught by local and regional teaching artists. Space is limited and sessions fill up quickly, [...]
Project 4400004952; Control Section 141-03
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning on May 27th, 2014 at 8:00am, LA 112 located approximately 2.9 miles north of the Intersection of LA 112 and LA 113 will be closed to all traffic for approximately 30 days. The purpose of this closure it [...]