Category Archives: Community News

LSU Corrects Accounts of Academic Bankruptcy

LSU officials corrected media accounts about the entire system applying for academic bankruptcy, but State Treasurer John Kennedy says national Read More →

Bolton Holds Annual Chalkfest Indoors Because of Weather

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Due to weather conditions, Bolton High School’s 11th Annual Chalkfest took place inside the school’s gym yesterday. Nearly 50 students Read More →

Eight Local Arts Organizations Receive Martin Grant

Alexandria, LA – Eight non-profit Arts organizations in Central Louisiana have been awarded funding from the 2015 Martin Foundation Grant.  Read More →

International Urban Sidewalk Artist to Appear at MAYFEST in Leesville

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Friday and Saturday, May first and second, visitors will eat their fill, enjoy music and singing, and will enjoy many Read More →

Natchitoches Jazz Festival Kicks Off Today

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The 20th Annual Natchitoches Jazz and R&B Festival is being held this weekend in Louisiana’s oldest city. Organizers changed the Read More →

Rapides Regional Hosts First Farmer’s Market

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Rapides Regional Medical Center hosted its first-ever farmers market inside the Women’s and Children’s Hospital at Soup N’ Such today. Read More →

City Park Players Present “Love Letters”

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The City Park Players will have a second showing of the play Love Letters at the Hearn Stage on April Read More →

Butterfly Release Today Symbolizes Organ Donors

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A butterfly release took place at Rapides Regional today to symbolize the memory of loved ones who were donor heroes. Read More →

Menard Prepares for 16th Theatre Production

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The show must go on… That’s what the Menard High School Theatre Department said as they traded in their spring Read More →

Rapides Regional, State Police Offer Safety Seat Check

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A free child passenger safety seat check up was offered today by state police and Rapides Regional. Car seats and Read More →