The Alexandria Zoo’s South American exhibit, called the Land of the Jaguar, opens next month. Today, Friends of the Alexandria Zoo and Director Lee Ann Whitt discussed the project to the Downtown Rotary Club.
The friends group, called FOTAZ, is recruiting businesses to buy special t-shirts for employees to be worn near the time of the [...]
[ October 14, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] New Date for Final Community Meeting!
Citizens Invited to Review DRAFT Plan and Share Ideas
The City of Alexandria invites all citizens to attend the final community meeting for Alexandria’s THINKAlex Initiative.
The date of the Final Citywide meeting has changed to October 14th allowing more time for additional development of the Unified Development Strategy (UDS) and Land [...]
[ October 5, 2013; ] Alexandria, LA – The Baton Rouge Regional Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has announced the continuation of Great Strides in Alexandria, one of over 600 national walks that generate critical funds to support lifesaving cystic fibrosis research, education and care. The 2013 goal of Great Strides, the largest CF fundraiser, is to raise nearly [...]
Red coats for the Chamber of Commerce were busy this morning cutting ribbons at 2 new businesses.
First they went to O’Reilly Auto Parts in the 3 thousand block of Highway 28 east. The company already has 2 other stores on the Alexandria side of the river.
The red coats then gathered at Medical Center Drive in [...]
State Senator Neil Riser of Columbia is in Ferriday for the Delta Care Project.
He’s the first person to announce his run for a special congressional election in the 5th district. He says he has been planning to run for the seat being vacated early by Rodney Alexander.
Riser is the owner of funeral homes in Caldwell [...]
It’s a project that’ll be a big help to a lot of area families. In fact, planners say it’s a win-win event for east Louisiana residents. The U.S. Army is setting up in Concordia Parish for a good cause. Health specialists are providing free medical and dental care for the coming week. They’ll be at [...]
Today, Smokey Bear is 69 years old. He’s long been the symbol of safety in the woods, especially in our national forests.
Today he was treated to a birthday party at a local restaurant, complete with cake. It was sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, which depends on Smokey to help guarantee fire-free fun in the [...]
Freshmen Orientation is underway at LSU Alexandria. About 150 students are hearing from administrators and the ambassadors who recruit students from the area high schools. The ambassadors are leading sessions on classroom success, what the university has to offer and how to survive a roommate.
There are sessions for parents, as well.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/9/13
Artwork is being installed at Rapides Regional for an exhibit that opens Monday. This is the Lilly Oncology Exhibit, Expressions of a Cancer Journey. These works are from all over the United States and Puerto Rico.
The competition has drawn more than 4 thousand entries over the years as artists express their experiences through art. The [...]
People in south Louisiana are proud to call themselves “Saints Fans”.
But one group in Richard is hoping their “Little Cajun Saint” will one day be ranked among others in the Catholic faith. Charlene Richard was only 12 years old when she died, but 54 years later, she’s still answering the prayers of the faithful.
And as [...]