CLECO sends hundreds of pink balloons into the sky today.
The occasion is the build-up to the race for the cure scheduled for October. CLECO is one of the major sponsors for the Cenla race. CLECO employees bought the balloons to pay tribute to those affected by breast cancer.
CLECO will be fielding a team for the [...]
[ July 18, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Josh Hyde and Buddy Flett
Thursday, July 18th
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Josh Hyde will be playing along with legendary singer and slide guitar player Buddy Flett! Come out for music, food, and fun hosted by John Wakefield every third Thursday!
Admission: Free for members and $4 for non-members
Smokey Joe’s — a musical review — opens tomorrow night on the Hearn Stage in Downtown Alexandria.
It features musical numbers you’ll recognize and toe-tapping numbers to make you smile. The music ranges from rock ‘n’ roll to rhythm and blues. The review opened on Broadway on 1995 and ran for more than two thousand performances.
Golfers who love the game are back at Bringhurst Park, trying to pass on their skills to a younger generation.
This par-3 course is perfect for kids who want to learn more or for those who are picking up a club for the first time. Scott Brame, Senior heads up a long list of volunteers, who [...]
Booster seats save lives. That’s the message from state troopers.
This morning experts showed parents the proper way to install and strap a child in a seat. Troopers say it’s important for the booster seat to be used properly.
Some booster seats were given away.
It’s illegal to allow a toddler to ride in a car without the [...]
A special event is being held tomorrow in the areas around Kimball, Madonna, and Elliott Streets in Alexandria.
The Post-War Suburbs Celebration is being presented by the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission. This area has homes that have retained the style and architecture of the post-war years. And this has become the first of the city’s mid-century [...]
PINEVILLE, LA—You might think the pickings would be slim after 22 years of identifying select businesses to honor as Business of the Year. But the Rotary Club of Pineville, Louisiana, USA keeps finding a strong field of nominees every year. This year Montgomery Animal Hospital was named its 2013 Business of the Year. The 23rd [...]
The Alexandria Zoo is preparing for the grand opening of the “Land of the Jaguar”. The zoo director describes what to expect when the gates finally open in late September.
For more information on the zoo expansion, visit their website.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/11/13
People say a dog is man’s best friend, but what happens when a woman and dog come together after beating a deadly disease? Elizabeth Hill finds out.
Broussard says dogs are susceptible to the same types of cancer as humans and, like humans, the earlier the cancer is caught, the better.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/11/13
[ July 27, 2013; 7:05 pm to 10:05 pm. ] The Alexandria Aces are pleased to announce their home game of July 27 at 7:05 p.m. will be “Military Appreciation Night.”
Any active duty, retired, or guard member who comes to the game in uniform or shows their DOD ID card will receive two free tickets at the gate to the game.
The Aces begin a 16-game [...]