Category Archives: Community News

Winter Weather Causes Loss of Blood Donations

Inclement weather and cancelled blood drives has resulted in a loss of hundreds of blood donations. Lifeshare is encouraging all Read More →

Legal Clinic Held at VA


Legal experts provided veterans with a little assistance at the VA today. The clinic, provided by the Alexandria VA Health Read More →

Dinner on the Bricks Returns to Avoyelles Parish

Dinner on the Bricks is back in Avoyelles Parish and they also have some well-known visitors this month. For more Read More →

Local High School Students Participate in Oral Competition

High school students from six schools in the parish competed in an oral competition. The Alexandria Optimist Club had its Read More →

Get It Growing: Burford Holly

You might have noticed red berries hanging from trees in the landscape at this time of year. The burford holly Read More →

Senior Citizens Gather to Celebrate Black History Month


Senior citizens gathered to celebrate Black History Month today. People came together at the Pineville Senior Citizens Center and guests Read More →

College Goal Sunday Kicks Off This Weekend

This weekend kicks off College Goal Sunday in Louisiana. Fifteen locations around the state are hosting a free information session Read More →

Pickering High Named in Top 5 High Schools in LA


A national group ranks Pickering high in Vernon Parish as one of the top five high schools in Louisiana. The Read More →

Credit Union Opens New Location in CenLA


The weather didn’t stop the Chamber Red Coats this afternoon as they celebrated the Pelican State Credit Union’s newest location. Read More →

Foodapalooza Kicks Off Friday

Foodapalooza is back. It started in 2013 and in that time has grown to the largest food event in CenLA Read More →