[ January 5, 2014 to January 6, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, LA—Le Theatre Des Bon Temps is holding auditions for their Spring Musical, HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY. Auditions will be on Sunday, January 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and again Monday, Janurary 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fox Performing Arts Center located at 111 S. Washington St. in Marksville.
Director, Angela McCann, [...]
[ January 8, 2014; ] Glenmora, LA—The McDonald Branch of the Rapides Parish Library, located in Glenmora, will host a Home Canning Class on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
There will be two sessions available: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Classes will be held in the Conference Room, and are free to adults, ages 17 & up. Pre-registration is required.
Home canning is [...]
[ January 6, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a driver education class beginning Monday, Jan. 6. Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.
For more information or to register, call (800) 376-2422 or (318) 357-6355 or go to ece.nsula.edu/non-credit.
[ January 23, 2014 to January 26, 2014. ] The 4th Annual Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show held jointly by the Baton Rouge Kennel Club and the Alexandria Kennel Club will be held at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, located at 707 Second Street in downtown Alexandria. The show dates will be Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2014 with judging starting at 8:00 [...]
The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating Diane Reynolds from the Prospect community in Grant Parish. Mrs. Reynolds was last seen leaving her residence on December 25, 2013 in a gray 2013 Toyota Venza bearing Louisiana Plate XDS560. Mrs. Reynolds, 69 years old, white female, approximate 5’4” in height, weighs [...]
Grant Parish Deputies are playing Santa’s elves today. They joined Santa a bit early to deliver toys to some children in Grant Parish.
Sheriff Steven McCain says they called on Angola inmates to refurbish bicycles.
But that’s not all.
Deputies prevailed on Run Wild in Alexandria to provide them with new shoes for children.
The sheriff’s office has traditionally [...]
Governor Bobby Jindal is back in Central Louisiana for an economic development announcement.
Actually, it’s an expansion of an existing business. The governor announced the Hayes Companies will invest around three million dollars to expand its manufacturing facility in Pineville. This will create 75 new jobs with an average salary of more than 45 thousand a [...]
Volunteers of America has begun a Light Up A Life program at its offices on Coliseum Boulevard. Each light on this tree can be bought for a donation of one dollar that will go toward a fund to help clients in crises.
This is the first time VOA has tried this project, and their goal is [...]
[ January 16, 2014; ] The Harlem Globetrotters will perform at Louisiana College on Thursday, January 16th at 7pm in H.O. West Fieldhouse. The Community is invited to attend. Tickets must be purchased in advance by mail, phone, email, or fax. All ticketing will be handled by Brian Hill with the Globetrotters.
Download this flyer for ticket information (pdf download).
[ December 20, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Alexandria, La – ‘Tis the season to visit with Santa Claus! Santa will be at the Arna Bontemps African American Museum, located at 1327 Third Street in Alexandria, Dec. 20-22. He will give a moment of his time to children visiting to discuss their Christmas wish list. Each child will have the opportunity to take [...]