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Soloman Northrup Exhibit to Open at LSUA


A special exhibit devoted to Solomon Northrup will open next month at LSU Alexandria.  The exhibit is located inside the historic Epps house on the campus of LSU Alexandria.
Solomon Northrup is the inspiration for a film based on his life and taken from his book, “Twelve Years a Slave.”  The home belonged to Edwin Epps [...]

Lagniappe Theatre to Put On “Shrek the Musical”


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 [...]

Burn Ban in Winn Parish

Burn Ban

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

Jackson St. Bridge Closed


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 [...]

Autumn ArtWalk 2013


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 [...]

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Announces Chair and Vice-Chair Appointments


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 [...]

Cenla Chamber Marketing Seminar


[ September 6, 2013; 8:00 am to 9:00 am. September 18, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 10 MUST HAVES for a Successful Marketing Campaign
The starting place for businesses to develop a solid and effective marketing strategy is to create a realistic “snapshot” of their business. This course will outline the MUST HAVES needed for crafting an effective campaign. Participants will also learn about INTELLIGENT MARKETING and how research of the market, [...]

Citizens Police Academy


[ October 8, 2013 to November 5, 2013. ] Pineville Police Department
6th Session Citizens Academy
October 8, 2013
Tudor Community Center (344 Bragg Street)
The Pineville Police Department would like to invite anyone 16 years or older to participate in the Citizens Academy. The mission of the Citizens Academy is to provide citizens with knowledge of the workings of the Police Department. Classes will be held for [...]

Ceramics Class at NSU

[ September 12, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a beginning ceramics class, Playing in the Mud, starting Thursday, Sept. 12. The class will be taught on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex until Nov. 14.

The fee for the class is $125 plus [...]

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 [...]