Category Archives: Community News

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


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


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


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 →

“Second Samuel” Continues 2nd Week of Performances

A roaring comedy about a small Georgia town continues its second week of performances. “Second Samuel” continues tomorrow and Saturday Read More →

Square Dance Club Looking for Members

For physical activity, you might consider square dancing and there’s a club recruiting members. It’s the Circle Eight Square Dance Read More →

Annual Book Sale Starts Today


Today through Saturday you can pick up gently used books at the annual sale benefitting the Rapides Parish Friends of Read More →

Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

Leesville Main Street Manager Sam Kincade stands in front of the plaque designating the Historic Vernon Parish Courthouse as having been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Kincade now serves on the committee that makes those designations for the state of Louisiana.

LEESVILLE, LA –Leesville Main Street Manager, Sam Kincade, has been appointed as a new member of the Louisiana National Register Read More →