Category Archives: Community News

Sicilian Descendents Host Heritage Festival

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Descendants of Sicily make up a good portion of Louisiana and they have their own heritage festival in Independence. It’s Read More →

Marshal’s body sent home to Miss.

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It is a poignant scene from the violence in Baton Rouge where a deputy U.S. Marshal lost his life. Louisiana Read More →

Local Man Inducted into LA Agriculture Hall of Distinction

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A well-known area farmer, civic leader and veteran is honored with induction into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction. Lucien Read More →

Alexandria City Council Responds to Criticism

The president of the Alexandria City Council responds to criticism from Rapides Police Jurors about the mayor. Chuck Fowler repeated Read More →

Mayor’s Briefing: Developing the Riverfront

Mayor Jacques Roy is nursing a chest infection and could not make his regularly scheduled briefing today. But, staff member, Read More →

Road Work: Traffic Circle to Horseshoe Drive

Horseshoe Dr. – US 71 US 165 – Rapides Parish; LA; Project # H.010349; Control Section 014-06 The Louisiana Department Read More →

LSUA Hosts Annual Job Fair

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Today students and alumni had at LSUA an opportunity to impress potential employers at the Annual University Job Fair. Over Read More →

Garden District Meeting Next Week

A meeting for residents of the Alexandria Garden District is slated next week.  It’s designed to advise about upcoming events Read More →

NSU Jazz Orchestra wins Sweepstakes Award at Loyola Jazz Festival

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NEW ORLEANS – The Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra won the Grand Sweepstakes Trophy at the 46th Annual Loyola Jazz Read More →

City of Leesville Issues Boil Advisory

On Tuesday morning, the City of Leesville repaired a water line on Highway 28 due to low water pressure and Read More →