Category Archives: Community News

Dollar General Gives $4k to Common Core

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is giving four thousand dollars to the Rapides Parish School Board to support the common Read More →

Child Safety Fair Provides Parents with Fingerprints, Photographs

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Now that kids are back in school, many parents are concerned about their safety in the classroom. There was a Read More →

Finalists Named for NSU President

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NATCHITOCHES, La. – After two days of public interviews and on-campus meetings with four candidates, the Northwestern State University Presidential Read More →

Get It Growing: Ornamental Peppers

Peppers are great vegetables. But you can also grow ornamental peppers that produce colorful, decorative little fruits. On this edition Read More →

North Bayou Rapides Elementary Chosen for Harvest Program

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North Bayou Rapides Elementary is chosen for a Harvest of the Month program. It’s one of three schools in the Read More →

Kiwanis Hears About Current Programs at St. Mary’s

Saint Mary’s Residential Training School is a historic facility in Rapides Parish. It was founded at a time when there Read More →

Buddy Caldwell Warns of IRS Scam

State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says some Louisianans are receiving threatening phone calls that are scams. The callers say they’re Read More →

911 Ceremonies Held Locally, Nationally

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Today the nation observes the 13th anniversary of the 911 terror attacks with ceremonies at ground zero, The Pentagon, and Read More →

“Mary Poppins” Show Starts Tonight

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A lively performance of Mary Poppins is on stage now at the performing arts center in downtown Alexandria. The Lagniappe Read More →

LA Farmers Begin Harvesting Rice Crops

Louisiana farmers are harvesting their rice crops when they get a break from the frequent rain. LSU AgCenter Correspondent Tobie Read More →