Category Archives: Community News

Zombie Walk To Donate Funds to Friendship House

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Zombie Walk 2014 is Saturday in Downtown Alexandria. Our very own Jerry Havens is the MC, though you might not Read More →

Leesville Fire Department to Conduct Yearly Fire Hydrant Testing

LEESVILLE–The Leesville Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Leesville starting October 13, 2014 and ending Read More →

Hunters Donate Extra Game to Feed Hungry

Hunters may donate extra game to benefit the hungry on Sunday afternoon from noon to 5pm. It’s called Hunters for Read More →

Soldier Dad Stuns Son with Surprise Return

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A child at Brame Middle School today is surprised by the return of his soldier-dad. Chief Warrant Officer Louis Sologaistoa Read More →

2nd Round of Rice Harvest Begins This Month

The rice season harvest is kicking into second gear. The first round of crops are planted in March and then Read More →

Hundreds Attend Race for the Cure

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Hundreds of people attended the annual Race for the Cure in Downtown Alexandria. Some walked or ran while others cheered Read More →

TREE House Adds Exhibit Teaching Kids About Banks

This week the TREE House Children’s Museum will open a new exhibit. It seeks to teach children about banks. The Read More →

Fifth Graders Participate in Forest Awareness Week

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Some 700 fifth graders from Rapides Parish have been spending all week in the woods. It’s Forest Awareness Week, sponsored Read More →

Downtown Rockers Enjoy Lil Nathan & Zydeco Big Timers

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The final Downtown Rocks of the fall season concludes, avoiding the almost rainy weather, outside on the City Hall steps. Read More →

CLEDA Offers Farming Classes

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CLEDA, the local economic development alliance, is offering classes on farming. They call these courses, Exploring The Small Farm Dream. Read More →