Category Archives: Community News

Fall Season Starts in Alexandria with Downtown Rocks

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The official fall season in Downtown Alexandria is underway. Starting the weekend, the Alter Ego Jazz Band entertained the crowd. Read More →

Fort Polk Supporters Send in Most Letters in Country

Fort Polk is being considered for massive cuts, but not without a fight. The base could soon lose 65 hundred Read More →

Annual Les Fest Draws Huge Crowd

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The annual Les Fest draws a huge crowd honoring the Alexandria Zoo’s director. Bonerama from New Orleans, a brass funk Read More →

Volunteers Load Shoeboxes with Gifts for Children

You may be familiar with Operation Christmas Child, a project of the Franklin Graham Ministries. Volunteers load shoe boxes with Read More →

Falls Arts Season Kicks Off with Pops on the River

Saturday night is the official beginning of the fall arts season in Central Louisiana. The Rapides Symphony will entertain with Read More →

RPSO Searches for Runaway Juvenile

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The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office juvenile detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a runaway juvenile. Megan Nicole Johnson Read More →

MLK Library Branch Now Open for Business

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The new Martin Luther King branch of the Rapides Parish Library is open for business. It’s on Broadway and is Read More →

New NSU President Introduced to Students, Faculty, Staff

Doctor James Henderson is officially introduced today to students, faculty, and staff at Northwestern State University. He was selected Tuesday Read More →

Jewish New Year Begins at Sundown on Friday

The Jewish New Year begins at sundown and ends at nightfall on Friday. The rabbi at the Jewish temple describes Read More →

LHSAA Meets with Local Officials About Basketball Tournaments

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A group of area leaders today meet with officials from the state high school athletic association. The effort is to Read More →