Category Archives: Community News

Louisiana Students of the Year

Eighteen students from across the state were named regional finalists for the Louisiana Students of the Year award. The 18 regional finalists include one 5th grade, 8th grade, and 12th grade student from six regions and represent public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools across Louisiana. These regional finalists and state winners for each [...]

Sandstone Multi-Use Trail Opens

Trail Opens

Pineville, La. – The Sandstone Multi-use trial will open on Saturday, April 19.  The popular motorized trail is seasonally closed. “Although we have received a lot of rain recently, we are experiencing good drying conditions. We plan to open the trail early this year so riders can take advantage of the spring weather,” explained Mike [...]

Gunter Branch Library To Host Red River Bank Financial Seminar

[ April 29, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Pineville, Louisiana—Red River Bank will present a free Financial Seminar at the Gunter Branch of the Rapides Parish Library on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. To help you give yourself a solid financial foundation, Red River Bank will be discussing topics such as creating a budget, saving money, home buying and refinancing tips, [...]

Cane River Green Market 2014 Season Opens April 26

[ April 26, 2014; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will open its 2014 season on Saturday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Natchitoches’ local farmer’s market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, live musical entertainment, children’s activities, demonstrations and a free Zumba class.
Customers will be able to choose from a wide variety of fresh [...]

Leesville Fire Department to Conduct Yearly Fire Hydrant Testing

[ April 9, 2014 to May 30, 2014. ] The Leesville Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Leesville starting April 09, 2014 and ending May 30, 2014. Fire Hydrant testing is required yearly to ensure that all hydrants are in working order and to accurately estimate the capabilities of the City’s water mains.

Throughout the testing process, sediment will be [...]

Huey P. Long Job Fair

[ April 16, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Huey P. Long Job Fair
April 16 | 9am -2pm
Pineville Community Center 
Help LSU-Huey P. Long Medical Center’s employees affected by the closure find new jobs. Event will be hosted by The Rapides Business and Career Solutions Center, Chamber of Commerce and CLEDA. Businesses wanting to recruit at this job fair can contact Peggy Harring at [...]

Shriner Circus Draws Large Crowds to Coliseum

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This weekend, the circus came to town.  ABC 31′s Bennett Roland Junior says a colleague got the ride of a lifetime.

KLAX ABC 31 News 4/14/14

Breakfast Kicks Off Annual CMN Fundraiser

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The annual Children’s Miracle Network will be broadcasted here on KLAX-TV in June.
To help in building the excitement, a breakfast is held this morning to announce the plans.  This breakfast is the official kick-off for the CMN fundraiser.  Every dollar raised by CMN stays right here for the children of Central Louisiana.
The local CMN hospital [...]

Chamber Promotes “Work Keys” Program

The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a program called “Work Keys” to help employers recruit skilled members of their work force.

Call the Chamber at 318.442.6671 if you have any additional questions.
KLAX ABC 31 News 4/8/14

7th Annual Community-Wide Youth Job Fair

[ April 15, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. April 22, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] This job fair is to match young jobseekers (ages 16-25) with local businesses for summer, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or full-time entry level employment opportunities. Presented by: The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, the Rapides Business & Career Solutions Center, the Learning Center for Rapides Parish, the City of Alexandria, and the City of Pineville.  Tuesday, [...]

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