Category Archives: Community News

NSU Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Northwestern State University becomes a tobacco free campus Friday. This prohibits all tobacco on the campuses. The school has had Read More →

Michael Johnson Appointed as Temporary Pineville City Judge

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Attorney Michael T. Johnson has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Pineville Read More →

2 New Candidates Enter Alexandria Mayor’s Race

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There are two new candidates in the race for Alexandria mayor. Jeff Hall, who’s been a lobbyist for CLECO, announced Read More →

Community Care Center Offers French Class

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A new community care center in Mansura is going further to honor the area’s strong French culture. ABC 31 Nws Read More →

12 Year Old Named Grand Fiddle Champion

Winners in the Louisiana State Fiddle Championship held during the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival were, from left, Carson Taylor, first;  Hal Mayfield, second place, and Ron Pace, third place.

NATCHITOCHES – Twelve-year-old Carson Taylor was named Grand Champion of the 2014 Louisiana State Fiddle Championship.  Carson’s 9-year-old sister Julia Read More →

City of Natchitoches to Hold Recycling Meeting

Public Invited to Share Ideas on Ways to Increase Recycling in Community NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will hold Read More →

Marine Traffic Closure on Red River at O. K. Allen Bridge

Alexandria/Pineville, Rapides Parish, US 71/165 Mile Post 71.05; Bridge #840-43-0125-1 Control Section 840-43 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Read More →

State DARE Officers Train in Cenla

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DARE officers from throughout the state are training in Central Louisiana today through tomorrow. These officers are the first line Read More →

Alexandria Hosts Back to School Bingo

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Schools open back up in less than a month and the City of Alexandria sponsors its annual Back to School Read More →

VOA Provides Supplies to Homeless

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Volunteers of America reach out to the homeless on selected Thursdays through September. These are called Helping to Overcome Homelessness. Read More →