Category Archives: Community News

Alexandria City Council Approves WinterFete

The Alexandria City Council approves a new festival for the first weekend in December.  WinterFete will run December 3rd through Read More →

City of Leesville Announces Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating

LEESVILLE, La.–The City of Leesville announces local indoor events that can serve as alternatives in case weather conditions prevent trick-or-treating Read More →

Halloween Event Notices

Alexandria: Friday, October 30th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Pineville: Friday, October 30th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Ball: Friday, Read More →

Zoo Animals Given Pumpkins to Play with and Eat

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Now that it’s getting closer to Halloween, the animals at the Zoo receive what is called “Food Enrichment”.  The animals Read More →

Zoo Receives Letter From Family Who Helped Save Cougar Cubs

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Yesterday we told you about two baby cougars rescued in Washington State after their mom was killed in a traffic Read More →

City of Alexandria, CVB to Launch AlexWinterFete

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The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria-Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau are excited to announce the launch of a brand Read More →

Prompt Succor Students Decorate Pumpkins in “Pumpkin Project”

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Third grade students at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School have what is called a Pumpkin Project. Students decorate their Read More →

Food Bank Awarded $75,000 for Good Food Project

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The Good Food Project, a program of the Food Bank of Central Louisiana, has been awarded the Community Impact Award Read More →

Main Library closing for renovations

The Rapides Parish Main Library will close, November 2, 2015 for renovations. (Alexandria, LA)- The Rapides Parish Main Library, located Read More →

Community College Hosts Manufacturing Expo

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Many students leave high school without a job plan in mind, but area schools are trying to showcase manufacturing in Read More →