Category Archives: Community News

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 →

New Sanctuary at Calvary Requires 200-ton Rig to Lift Truss

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Some people are rubber necking on Jackson Street Extension. They’re watching the structure go up, and today a 200-ton rig Read More →

Contestants sought for Natchitoches Queens Scholarship Program

Contestants sought for Miss Merry Christmas and Miss Natchitoches Teen NATCHITOCHES – Contestants are being sought for the 2014 Natchitoches Read More →

Road Work: Purple Heart Bridge at Shamrock Exit

US 167, Purple Heart Bridge – US 165; Rapides Parish; LA; Project #H.010321; Control Section 023-01 The Louisiana Department of Read More →

Police To Be Out in Force for 1st Day of School

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The new school year starts in the morning, and law enforcement agents say they’ll be out in force to make Read More →

New MLK Jr. Library Branch Opens

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A long-awaited, new branch of the Rapides Parish Library is open for business. The Martin Luther King Junior Branch comes Read More →

Marksville State Historic Site Teaches History of Native American Laws

American Indian customs include laws that were designed to protect them from man and beast. However, some survive to modern Read More →

Incoming Freshman Attend Orientation at LSUA

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Freshmen are participating in time-honored tradition today at LSU of Alexandria: it’s orientation for the first-year students. They’re learning their Read More →

Job Fair for Welders, Fitters Held Today

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Welders and fitters are being offered jobs that pay up to $25 an hour. The job fair for Dis-Tran Steel Read More →

Miss Cammie’s Dinner Table Exhibit Puts Focus On Melrose Art Community

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Miss Cammie’s Dinner Table, a new Tri-Centennial Exhibit celebrating the art community at Melrose Plantation, will be open to the Read More →