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Blues Performer “Gitlo” Lee to Perform at Paragon’s Pelican Stage


[ September 27, 2013; 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm. September 28, 2013; 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ] Marksville, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that blues artist, Gitlo Lee, will be performing on the Pelican Stage on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28. Shows start at 9:30 p.m. with no cover charge.
Raised on a turpentine farm among nine brothers and three sisters in Georgia, Gitlo Lee’s passion for [...]

Road Closure: LA 1226 at Kansas City Southern Railroad Track

DOT # 334-899 X
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 [...]

Cenla Chamber: Morning Coffee


[ September 5, 2013; 7:30 am to 9:00 am. ]

New director to lead first performance with NSU band


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 [...]

Disturbance at Marksville High Leads to Lockdown


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 [...]

Avoyelles Deputies Arrest 5 Sex Offenders


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 [...]

LSU Season Opener Tomorrow

LSU Tigers

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

Boyce Branch Library to Celebrate Grandparents Day


[ September 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

The Boyce Branch of the Rapides Parish Library is hosting a day of fun and games for grandparents and grandchildren in honor of Grandparents Day, on Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

The Boyce Branch Library is located at 500 Ulster Road in Boyce, Louisiana. For [...]

Library Donations Delivered to Homeless Students

Alexandria, Louisiana — The Rapides Parish Library wants to thank everyone who donated clothes and school supplies for local homeless students. The donations added up to over 35 large boxes, which were delivered to the Rapides Parish School Board’s Homeless Student Liaison Lynda Ellington.
The Library is the main supplier of supplies, uniforms and clothes for [...]

Senior Adult Day – Sept. 24


[ September 24, 2013; ] Speakers: Dr. Bruce Baker, Director of Missions Carey Baptist Association
Rev. Alan Knuckles, Director of Missions Mt. Olive Association
Rev. E. J. Bradshaw, Director of Missions Vernon Association
Music: Jim Reynolds, Margie Nell Walker
Cost: $30/person
Begins at 9am. Ends at 7pm
For info on these exciting events call (337)328-7531.
Dry Creek Baptist Camp~P.O. Box 580~Dry Creek, LA