Category Archives: Community News

McMickens named Miss Northwestern

2016 Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet Marissa McMickens of Pineville

NATCHITOCHES – Marissa McMickens of Pineville, was named winner of the 58th Annual Miss Northwestern – Lady of the Bracelet Read More →

Pentecostals of Alexandria Hold Annual Conference

Almost four thousand members of the Pentecostal faith are in Alexandria for their annual conference. The keynote speaker last night Read More →

Main Library Reopens After Renovations

The Rapides Parish Main Library reopened yesterday after undergoing renovations. The planned renovations included resurfacing the floors, installation of ceramic Read More →

Vendors Sought For 2016 Bloomin’ On The Bricks

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches Main Street Office is seeking vendors for the 2016 Bloomin’ on the Bricks spring Read More →

Mardi Gras children’s parade calls for float entries

Alexandria, LA – The Alexandria Mardi Gras Association is calling for float entries for the annual Mardi Gras Children’s Parade Read More →

BLOOD SUPPLY CRITICALLY LOW

January 10, 2016 – Shreveport, La. –The blood supply has now reached a critically low level. Following reports in recent Read More →

Yesterday Marks the Start of King Cake Season

The Feast of the Epiphany or the twelfth night after Christmas was yesterday. It’s also the beginning of the carnival Read More →

RPSB Votes on 2016 President, Vice President

The Rapides Parish School Board votes each January for a new president and vice president. But this year, the board Read More →

CLTCC Welcomes Community College President

Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) welcomed Doctor Monty Sullivan, president of Louisiana’s Community and Technical College System, to its Read More →

AMOA Hosts Poetry Workshop

High school students participate in a poetry workshop at the Alexandria Museum of Art. The workshop is an effort to Read More →