Category Archives: Community News

Local Attorney Shares Black History Month Message at Rotary

In recognition of Black History Month, a local attorney, Deirdre Fuller-Gamlin, shares a message for the Rotary Club of Alexandria Read More →

Heart Walk to Recognize Survivors

It’s the tenth year for the Heart Walk in Central Louisiana. It’s a family friendly event that seeks to recognize Read More →

LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education

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The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Jeff Hall Wins in Special Election

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Jeff Hall is the winner of Saturday’s special election to fill the District 26 seat, which was previously vacated by Read More →

Winter Weather Closes Local Schools

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Freezing temperatures and freezing rain are making for a miserable and dangerous Monday across Central Louisiana. Winter weather closed many Read More →

City Issues Permit to Police Jury for Coliseum Work

The City of Alexandria issues the Rapides Parish Police Jury a conditional permit to start the Coliseum’s renovation project. However, Read More →

Lagniappe Theatre’s Greater Tuna Opens Tonight

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Lagniappe Theater Company opens up its 2015 theatre season this weekend with its production of Greater Tuna. Greater Tuna is Read More →

Get It Growing: Japanese Flowering Apricot

You’ve seen pictures of beautiful pink cherry blossoms in the national mall. Even though Japanese Cherries don’t grow well in Read More →

Shreveport Opera Coming to CenLA

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If you have heard of the Wizard of Oz, Westside Story or Into the Woods, mark your calendar because they Read More →

Mayor Recognizes Exchange Club for Community Work

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One local service group is stunned after the mayor recognizes the group for their actions. The Exchange Club members were Read More →