Category Archives: Community News

Soldier Dad Stuns Son with Surprise Return

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A child at Brame Middle School today is surprised by the return of his soldier-dad. Chief Warrant Officer Louis Sologaistoa Read More →

2nd Round of Rice Harvest Begins This Month

The rice season harvest is kicking into second gear. The first round of crops are planted in March and then Read More →

Hundreds Attend Race for the Cure

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Hundreds of people attended the annual Race for the Cure in Downtown Alexandria. Some walked or ran while others cheered Read More →

TREE House Adds Exhibit Teaching Kids About Banks

This week the TREE House Children’s Museum will open a new exhibit. It seeks to teach children about banks. The Read More →

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 →