Category Archives: Community News

Central Louisiana Community Foundation Elects New Members To Board Of Directors

Alexandria, LA, July 31, 2015– The Central Louisiana Community Foundation recently added several new members and officers to its Board Read More →

Volunteers Needed to Make Memory Bracelets for Hospice Patients

Cabrini Hospital is looking for volunteers to help patients that are in hospice care make memory bracelets. Viola Britt explains. Read More →

Burn Ban Issued in Rapides Parish

Rapides now becomes the 2nd parish in Central Louisiana to enact a burn ban. It’s effectively immediately and was imposed Read More →

New Campaign Promotes Local Dining

You may have seen signs around town signaling you to “Eat Here.” It’s a new marketing program sponsored by the Read More →

Parents Gather to Promote Breastfeeding in Public

Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB

Yesterday was Breastfeeding Law Awareness Day. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden recognizes the tribute to nursing moms on August 10th Read More →

School Starts This Week in Central LA

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After nearly three months of summer vacation, the school bells in Rapides parish rang yesterday morning and children across the Read More →

Rayne Teachers Visit Students at Home

In Rayne, some teachers are doing something unique to prepare for the beginning of the new school year.  Each year, Read More →

Parents Crowd Local Stores to Stock Up on School Supplies

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Parents can now save big with the tax-free weekend before sending their kids back to school. As ABC 31’s Taylor Read More →

Zoo Celebrates Visitor Appreciation Day

The Alexandria Zoo is gearing up to say thank you to the visitors that continually support their efforts. The event Read More →

Funktoberfest to Feature Music, Specialty Beers

Spirits Food and Friends will have something interesting coming to town. Owner Lee Gwinn of Spirits Food and Friends in Read More →