Category Archives: Community News

Calvary Baptist Members Bring Gifts, Throw Party for Elementary Students

Calvary Baptist Church paid a special visit to Julius Patrick Elementary Thursday morning.  Every year, members of the congregation receive Read More →

Live Reindeer Visits Alexandria Mall

The holiday season calls for some holiday excitement at the Alexandria Mall.  ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach visited Santa and even Read More →

Law Enforcement Reminds Drivers To Watch for Children During Holidays

Here’s a friendly reminder as you enter the weekend before Christmas.  Students are out of school for a couple of Read More →

Rapides School District Earns “B” on Overall Report Card

The results of high-stakes testing are in and the Rapides School District remains about the same compared with the last Read More →

TREE House Gets New Exhibits

Christmas is a busy time for the TREE House in Alexandria. It’s getting rid of some things, but also getting Read More →

St. Mary’s Residents Enjoy Holiday Party

Children and young adults from Saint Mary’s Training School enjoyed a spectacular holiday party Wednesday afternoon.  This is the 6th Read More →

Holiday Open House Aims to Increase Blood Donations

A holiday open house is scheduled by LifeShare Blood Center continues today until 5pm.  Donations tend to drop during holidays, Read More →

5th Graders Receive DARE Graduation Diploma

This time of the year not only marks the holidays, it’s also DARE graduation time. Yesterday afternoon nearly 30 fifth Read More →

Museum to Launch AMOA 4.0

The Alexandria Museum of Art (AMOA) will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2017, in part by installing long-awaited collection galleries Read More →

Pets Take Pics with Santa at Alexandria Mall

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Santa Claus had a meet and greet Monday night with some furry friends at the Alexandria Mall. Pet owners brought Read More →