Category Archives: Cancelled/postponed

Cancelled Events for March 4, 2014

The following events have been cancelled due to potentially icy weather conditions:
Due to poor weather conditions, Tuesday’s Northwestern State tennis match at Abilene Christian has been postponed to March 21 at 10:30 at the Eager Tennis Pavilion.

School Closures for March 4, 2014

The following schools will be closed tomorrow due to potentially icy conditions:
Rapides Parish Public and Catholic Schools
Vernon Parish Schools
Avoyelles Parish Public, Public Charter, and Catholic Schools
Hope Baptist School
Unitech Training Academy
We will update this list as we receive more information.

DOTD prepares for wintery road conditions

SHREVEPORT – With the threat of winter weather reaching part of north and central Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development would like to remind motorists to use extra caution when driving.
DOTD emergency personnel are monitoring weather forecasts and are poised to respond to winter conditions if need be. In addition, DOTD crews have checked [...]

Winter Storm Causes Problems for Central LA

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There were outages throughout the night and this morning and some residents are still waiting to have their electricity restored.  There were extra problems in rural areas where CLECO workers were challenged by falling limbs and ice.
Most schools were out and many roads were closed.
But the worst weather appeared to be north of Alexandria, especially [...]

Rapides Parish Library Delays Opening

Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will open at noon on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 445-2411.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving Rapides Parish located in central Louisiana. The library consists of a Main Library, 5 urban branches, 4 rural [...]

Road Closure: Interstate 49 through Alexandria

The Department of Transportation and Development District 08 Office in Alexandria advises the public that due to the forecasted winter weather conditions by the National Weather Service, which could result in ice accumulations, EFFECTIVE AT 6:00P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014, THE FOLLOWING STRUCTURES WILL BE CLOSED:
· THE URBAN ELEVATED SECTION OF I-49 IN ALEXANDRIA between [...]

Road Closure: Interstate 220 in Bossier/Caddo

Both Eastbound and Westbound lanes of I-220 in Bossier/Caddo Parishes are closed.
For the latest roadway closures visit www.511LA.org.

Winter Weather Closes Schools, Roads

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Central Louisiana is dealing with its 4th winter weather advisory in just a couple weeks.  Freezing temperatures and periods of freezing rain closed down schools today.
The state transportation department also shut down the elevated portion of Interstate 49 early this morning, but it is now reopened.  Drivers are still advised to be careful tonight and [...]

Fort Polk announces delayed report time Feb. 12

FORT POLK, La. — A delayed report time of 9 a.m. for military and DA civilians not considered key and essential is in effect on Fort Polk Wednesday, Feb. 12. Those considered key and essential will report for duty at their next scheduled report time for Feb. 12. Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital opens at 9 [...]

Natchitoches Parish Offices To Have Delayed Opening Wednesday, February 11

Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that Parish Government offices will delay opening until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, due to the inclement weather conditions forecast for the area over the next 24 hours.  The Natchitoches Parish Courthouse will be open at 8:00 a.m. as regularly scheduled.
Parish employees are encouraged to pay [...]

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