[ February 3, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. February 10, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. February 11, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ] ST. JOSEPH, LA – The LSU AgCenter will hold three precision agriculture workshops in early February.
Precision ag agents Dennis Burns and R.L. Frazier will conduct the workshops, which will cover several topics and include a round-table discussion with participants to get their thoughts and ideas about precision ag.
The meetings, which will run from 9:30 a.m. [...]
[ January 23, 2014; ] OPELOUSAS, LA – The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting on Jan. 23 for farmers growing wheat and feed grains.
The event will be held at the Opelousas Civic Center at 1638 Creswell Lane with registration at 7 a.m. and program starting at 7:45 a.m.
Private pesticide applicator registration renewal will be available for a $25 fee.
[ March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Alexandria, La – In celebration of the area’s outdoor adventures, a group of community event planners has formed the Central Louisiana Outdoor Adventure Festival. This month-long series of events during the month of March highlight the numerous outdoor activities and adventures throughout Rapides Parish.
The idea was formed as an effort to capitalize on Alexandria [...]
Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed Monday, January 20, 2014, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, January 21, 2014. For more information about the Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 318-445-2411.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving Rapides Parish located in central [...]
[ February 23, 2014; ] Marksville, LA – The Members of the Rotary Club of Avoyelles are pleased to announce the tenth annual Krewe of Cyllenius Mardi Gras Parade. This event is being held to provide a source of family entertainment for all in Avoyelles Parish and Central Louisiana, and to showcase Avoyelles’ French heritage and some of the traditions [...]
[ January 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Celebrate Louisiana’s Arbor Day with a day full of activities at the Louisiana State Arboretum on Saturday, January 18, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The tree seedling give-a-way will begin after the opening ceremony at 10 am. Games, crafts and tree care and planting information will be available throughout the day. [...]
The long-time president and CEO of Rapides Regional Medical Center, Julius McLaurin, has died at the age of 90.
He ran the hospital from 19-70 to 1988 and steered the hospital from its ownership by the Louisiana Baptist Convention into what became Rapides Regional.
Services are Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at First Baptist, Pineville, with arrangements by [...]
A local Rotary club invited Channel 31 to give a presentation about who we are and what we do here in Alexandria.
ABC 31 News Photographer Jerry Havens spoke to members of the South Alexandria Rotary Club about our commitment to local news, how we accomplish what we do and why we share your cares and [...]
Governor Bobby Jindal is in Pineville today to make an economic development announcement. Governor Jindal met with Crest Industries officials to announce a 2.3 million dollar expansion to their corporate headquarters in Pineville.
The Governor says this will result in almost 200 direct and indirect new jobs. And, he says, these are good jobs with salaries [...]
MARKSVILLE, LA– Officials from Paragon Casino Resort have announced that the Ronnie Milsap concert scheduled for Saturday, January 11, 2014 has been postponed due to illness. The rescheduled show date will be announced at a later time. Refunds for tickets are available at the original point of purchase. Ticketholders may retain existing tickets to attend [...]