Category Archives: Community News

Deputies Take “Ice Bucket Challenge” to Honor ALS Victim

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You may have heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and money for the fight against ALS known Read More →

Fort Polk Supporters Ramp Up Letter-Writing Campaign

Area supporters of Fort Polk are ramping up their letter-writing campaign. Tuesday is community letter signing day at supermarkets and Read More →

Groundbreaking Held for New Elementary School at Fort Polk

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Fort Polk is in a fight for its life, facing possible federal budget cuts. However, a groundbreaking was held this Read More →

Motorcycle Group Hosts Back to School Drive

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A motorcycle group is conducting a back to school drive Saturday in Alexandria City Park. The event starts at 9 Read More →

New Website Launches to Match Employers with Job-Seekers

The state is launching a state-of-the-art job web site. It can be accessed starting Monday, to pair employers with qualified Read More →

Students in Rapides Parish Return to School Today

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Summer is officially over for students in Rapides and many other parishes. School bus drivers, principals and teachers were all Read More →

Common Core Goes to Court Today

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As students start school, faculty and parents are still unsure about a major issue in Louisiana: common core. That determines Read More →

Cenla Food Bank Offers Back Pack Program for Children

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The Food Bank of Central Louisiana is mindful that less fortunate children often are shortchanged on weekends. They have a Read More →

Lunch & Learn Educates Community on Fall Gardens

It’s still summer, but it is time to talk about a fall garden. Today ABC 31 News Reporter Bennett Roland Read More →

LA Caterpillar Takes Equipment Simulator to Local Schools

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If you’ve ever wanted to drive some type of heavy machinery, it’s possible with a simulator. Louisiana Caterpillar is taking Read More →