Category Archives: Community News

LABI Conference Focuses on Roads, Bridges

Local business leaders gathered today to hear from the chief lobbyist for their cause in Baton Rouge. It’s the annual Read More →

Alexandria City Council Offers to Sell Coliseum Lot for $1.1M

With little fanfare, the Alexandria City Council scheduled an ordinance to sell the disputed Coliseum parking lot to the police Read More →

Northbound Structure of New Bridge to Open

Tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock you can cross the new Curtis-Coleman Bridge. Two-way traffic using the old bridge will be Read More →

Capital One Bank Brings Free Training Program to Help Louisiana Nonprofits That Build Affordable Single-Family Homes in Local Neighborhoods

Alexandria (March 13, 2015) – Capital One Bank is partnering with Louisiana Housing Corporation and Louisiana Housing Alliance on an Read More →

Kid’s Clothing Sale Benefits TREE House, United Way


Are you looking to save some money on children’s clothing? You’re in luck because a kid’s sale is going on Read More →

Local Nurses Attend Educational Symposium


An all-day symposium for the nursing community looks at medical problems unique to college campuses like LSUA. These nursing students Read More →

Sicilian Descendents Host Heritage Festival


Descendants of Sicily make up a good portion of Louisiana and they have their own heritage festival in Independence. It’s Read More →

Marshal’s body sent home to Miss.


It is a poignant scene from the violence in Baton Rouge where a deputy U.S. Marshal lost his life. Louisiana Read More →

Local Man Inducted into LA Agriculture Hall of Distinction


A well-known area farmer, civic leader and veteran is honored with induction into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction. Lucien Read More →

Alexandria City Council Responds to Criticism

The president of the Alexandria City Council responds to criticism from Rapides Police Jurors about the mayor. Chuck Fowler repeated Read More →