Category Archives: Community News

Fifth Graders Participate in Forest Awareness Week

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Some 700 fifth graders from Rapides Parish have been spending all week in the woods. It’s Forest Awareness Week, sponsored Read More →

Downtown Rockers Enjoy Lil Nathan & Zydeco Big Timers

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The final Downtown Rocks of the fall season concludes, avoiding the almost rainy weather, outside on the City Hall steps. Read More →

CLEDA Offers Farming Classes

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CLEDA, the local economic development alliance, is offering classes on farming. They call these courses, Exploring The Small Farm Dream. Read More →

Senior Citizens Spend Friday Morning at the Fair

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Friday at the fair is a long tradition for Rapides Parish seniors. These seniors, some who hail from nursing homes, Read More →

Parish Fair Offers Inexpensive Food Choices

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Planning to go out to dinner this weekend? ABC 31 News Reporter Bennett Roland Junior says head to the fair. Read More →

LSP Provide Rollover Simulator at Fair

When you visit the Rapides Parish Fair, you might want to engage in a simple safety lesson, courtesy of the Read More →

Firefighters Take Safety Message to Schools This Week

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Firefighters are taking their safety messages to schools this week. They’re using a fire-safe house to teach children what to Read More →

Cenla Chamber Planning 2 Large Events

The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is planning two large events this month and next. On October 30th, it will Read More →

Rapides Parish Fair Begins Today Next to LSUA

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It’s the first day for the Rapides Parish Fair in a new location. It’s sprawling across the Dewitt and Evacuation Read More →

Supriya Jindal Presents Tablets to Alma Redwine

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The First Lady of Louisiana is in Alexandria today, visiting a local elementary school. Supriya Jindal is at Alma Redwine Read More →