Category Archives: Community News

Vitter Reinforces Support for Common Core

U.S. Senator David Vitter repeats his support of common core for a Better Business Bureau meeting in Baton Rouge. This Read More →

New Farmer’s Market to Open In Boyce

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A new farmers market is being set up in Central Louisiana. It’s in Boyce on Pacific Street, where a groundbreaking Read More →

Coliseum Board Aims to Purchase Parking Lot from City

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Members of the Rapides Parish Police Jury are meeting to push along renovations for the Rapides Coliseum. The city and Read More →

American Cancer Society to Host “Great Gatsby” Event

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Fans of the roaring 20’s and the Great Gatsby are being courted by the American Cancer Society local chapter for Read More →

RRMC announces temporary parking changes

ALEXANDRIA, La., July 31, 2014 – A couple of maintenance projects at Rapides Regional Medical Center are forcing temporary parking Read More →

Area Shoppers Take Advantage of Tax Holiday, Sales

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Back-to-school shoppers get a bit of a break this weekend and who doesn’t like a sale? Today and tomorrow, area Read More →

Road Closure: LA116 near Esler Field Air Port

LA 116; Rapides Parish; Milepost 6.920; Control Section 152-01 The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (LA DOTD) advises the Read More →

Garden District Garden Expanding to Allow Plot Rental

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The Garden District Garden is in for an expansion. It’s a community garden next to the Jewish temple and starting Read More →

As of Today Public Colleges, Universities Go Smoke-Free

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Today is the first day of no smoking at public colleges and universities. Teachers, students, staff and even visitors are Read More →

State Parks Adjust Pool Schedule For End Of Summer

The Louisiana Office of State Parks is adjusting swimming pool schedules at sites throughout the state. Certified lifeguards are present Read More →