Category Archives: Community News

Get It Growing: Tropical Cannas

Tropical cannas produce beautiful flowers in some of the hottest conditions. On this edition of Get it Growing, LSU AgCenter Read More →

Kiwanis Learns About Virtual School

One alternative school for area students is described today for members of the Alexandria Kiwanis Club. It’s the Rapides Parish Read More →

Public Hunting on Private Leases Being Offered This Weekend for Dove Season

Public hunting on private leases are being offered Saturday in this area for the start of dove season. The private Read More →

Exchange Club Hosts Pineville Judge Candidates

The Exchange Club continues with its forums today with candidates from Pineville for the city and ward court judge there. Read More →

2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

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Tomorrow begins the Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. This is one of several shopping days afforded to Louisiana residents Read More →

Church members to build keyhole garden at Rugg Elementary

Keyhole gardens can help unlock access to vegetables for urban “food deserts,” according to Wayne McConnell. On Saturday, Sept. 6, Read More →

Alexandria Crossfit Fundraising for CASA

A fundraising effort is slated for September 13th to benefit CASA. That’s the Court Appointed Special Advocates program which watches Read More →

Rapides Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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The Rapides Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. The Foundation came about when the old Baptist Foundation was sold Read More →

Groundbreaking Held for New Service Station

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Ground is broken this morning for a new service station in Alexandria. It’s for Murphy USA near the Wal-Mart on Read More →

ABATE Group Meets with Pineville City Judge Candidates

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Pineville City Judge candidates meet with bikers who are part of a program called ABATE. It stands for American Bikers Read More →