Category Archives: Community News

Africa House at Melrose Gets a Facelift

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Experts are restoring a famous landmark at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish. ABC 31’s Emily Paige reports how this will Read More →

STARTCENTRAL’ OFFERS 6-WEEK TRAINING SERIES FOR BEGINNING ENTREPRENEURS

StartCentral, an innovative program for new and potential entrepreneurs, is offering a six-part training series that will help Central Louisiana Read More →

ARTS COUNCIL OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA AWARDED SOUTH ARTS DANCE TOURING INITIATIVE

Alexandria, La-Central Louisiana will continue to receive top quality dance performances. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana was awarded the Read More →

The Beauty of Vernon Parish Photo Contest

The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Annual “Beauty of Vernon Parish” Photo Contest begins today, March 16, 2015. Each year Read More →

Police Jury Accepts Offer from City

The months of drama and fighting may be about over when it comes to the parking lot for the Rapides Read More →

Curtis-Coleman Bridge Opens

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The first vehicles over the Curtis-Coleman Bridge were a bit late this morning as highway workers re-directed traffic to make Read More →

LABI Conference Focuses on Roads, Bridges

Local business leaders gathered today to hear from the chief lobbyist for their cause in Baton Rouge. It’s the annual Read More →

Alexandria City Council Offers to Sell Coliseum Lot for $1.1M

With little fanfare, the Alexandria City Council scheduled an ordinance to sell the disputed Coliseum parking lot to the police Read More →

Northbound Structure of New Bridge to Open

Tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock you can cross the new Curtis-Coleman Bridge. Two-way traffic using the old bridge will be Read More →

Capital One Bank Brings Free Training Program to Help Louisiana Nonprofits That Build Affordable Single-Family Homes in Local Neighborhoods

Alexandria (March 13, 2015) – Capital One Bank is partnering with Louisiana Housing Corporation and Louisiana Housing Alliance on an Read More →