Category Archives: Community News

Sidewalks on Pinecrest Drive Help Seniors

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For some, something as insignificant as a sidewalk can be a big deal.
That’s what happened on Pinecrest Drive for residents of Pine Grove apartments.  Many had problems just crossing the street to get to a nearby store.  From there, the residents partnered with the state AARP office.  And the result today is a walk and [...]

Cenla Chamber Upcoming Events

[ November 7, 2013 to November 15, 2013. ] Morning Coffee
Alexandria Eye & Laser - Nov 7th
231 Windermere Blvd, Alexandria – 7:30am
Chamber Membership Event 
Rapides Foundation - Nov 5-7th
Call the Chamber for details
Ribbon Cutting
Bayou Mental Health - Nov 8th
818 Suite A Main Street,  Pineville -  10:30am
Ground Breaking
Kramer Funeral Home  – Nov 7th
2905 Masonic Drive, Alexandria – 10:00am
Ribbon Cutting And National Historic Registry Plaque unveiling by Lt. Jay Dardenne
Pill Box [...]

Veterans Day Car & Bike Show

[ November 10, 2013; ] Veterans Day Car & Bike Show
To Support the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park
On the Waterfront, Historic Downtown Natchitoches on Sunday, November 10, 2013
Car Show Classes, Domestic Cars, Domestic Trucks, SUVs, Imports/Mini Trucks, Peoples Choice Car/Truck, Muscle Cars, 4X4/Off Road, Choppers/Cruisers, Sport Bikes, Dresser, People’s Choice Bike
Information & Registration:
Elisa Smith, 318-357-5157, parkere@nsula.edu

Alexandria Christmas Parade Calls for Float Entries

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[ November 4, 2013 to November 30, 2013. ] Alexandria, LA – The Alexandria Mardi Gras Association is calling for float entries for the Christmas de la Louisiane Parade to be held Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal is Louisiana’s Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne.

This year’s parade will once again line up at the Old Jake’s Building Parking Lot (Behind [...]

World CLASS Gumbo Lunch

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[ November 22, 2013; 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] World CLASS Gumbo Lunch – Friday, November 22nd from 10:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Enjoy a delicious lunch of Chef John Folse chicken and sausage gumbo, rice, sweet potato and crackers.  Tickets are $7.00 per lunch and can be purchased at the CLASS office, Tamp & Grind Coffee Shop, Rick Ferguson Flowers, 1921 Jackson Street Coffee Shop, Kitchen [...]

BBQ Cook-Off, Classic Car Show & Shopping Extravaganza

[ November 23, 2013; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – There’s something for everyone at Paragon Casino Resort on Saturday, November 23th. The 7th annual Cruisin’ Southern Style Classic Car Show, hosted by Southern Style Cruisers will take place in conjunction with the annual Tunica-Biloxi Indian Political Action Committee (TBIPAC) BBQ Throwdown at the RV lodge. In the Mari Showroom, the 8th [...]

Paragon Casino Resort Salutes Veterans

[ November 11, 2013; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and veterans organizations throughout Central Louisiana will commemorate Veterans Day with a special ceremony on Monday, November 11 at the Avoyelles Veterans Monument on Highway One at 10 a.m. The ceremony, open to veterans, their families and the general public, will include a 21 gun [...]

LSUA To Hold Veterans Day Activities

[ November 11, 2013; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – You are invited to join us on Monday, November 11 at noon as LSUA honors those who have fought for our freedom.

LSUA is holding Veterans Day activities starting at noon on the Quad.  The program includes Ms. Brandy Williams, a veteran and LSUA student, as the keynote speaker.  She will be speaking [...]

November Events at TREE House Museum

[ November 2, 2013 to November 30, 2013. ] Nov. 2- King Tut’s Tomb @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 9- Grand Opening of KID TV Exhibit (All Day)

Nov. 9- The Discoveries of Marie Curie @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 16- Pumpkin Carving Workshop @ 9:00-12:00 ($20 Non-Members and $15 Members) (Reservations Required)

Nov. 23- The History of Thanksgiving @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 25-27 & 30- Thanksgiving Crafts (Different Crafts Every [...]

Friends Of The Library Get Ready For A Book Sale At LSUA

[ November 12, 2013 to November 13, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library are gearing up for their second book sale.

The sale will be held in Oakland Hall on the LSUA campus from November 12-13.  The hours are 10:00am until 6:00pm both days.

Proceeds from the book sale will go toward purchasing new equipment, supplies and library materials.  [...]