Category Archives: Community News

Living Rosary Celebrated at Prompt Succor

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A living rosary is celebrated today at Prompt Succor School. Students, faculty and staff at the school walk from the steps of the school to the church while saying the rosary and led by Father Dan O’Connor.
The faculty says prayer is an important part of daily life at Prompt Succor, and this annual event teaches [...]

Traffic Management Course Offered Tomorrow

Officials involved in traffic management at events, wrecks, emergencies and parking can take a free course tomorrow offered by Troop E.
Each year police officers, fire and rescue personnel along with towing professionals are killed during these incidents.
Pre-registration is needed, so call Troop E at (318) 487-5911.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/7/14

Runner Uses Skills to Raise Money for ALS

Visiting the Rotarians today is Louis Mykoff, a runner who uses his skills to raise money for the fight against ALS.

He’s the grandson of businessman Alvin Mykoff.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/7/14

Reward Offered for Leads in Black Bear Killing

A seven thousand dollar reward is being offered for leads in the killing of a black bear in Concordia Parish.
Game wardens say a fisherman found the badly decomposed body of the bear on September 1st in the Atchafalaya River.
The animal was radio collared and was part of the state’s black bear restoration program.
KLAX ABC 31 [...]

Job Fair Underway for New Food Businesses

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A job fair is underway through Friday in downtown Alexandria for three new food businesses that are to open this fall. They are opening up inside the old Weiss and Goldring’s building at the corner of Third and Desoto Streets.
One is a restaurant, another is a pastry shop and the third is a sandwich shop. [...]

NEW NATCHITOCHES RECYCLING CENTER OPEN ON MILL STREET

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches in partnership with Progressive Waste Solutions and Alliance Compressors has made recycling a little more convenient for residents living outside of city limits. The Natchitoches Recycling Center located on Mill Street will allow residents to drop off recyclable materials seven days a week. The recycling center will be maintained [...]

Northwestern Theatre to present Broadway hits, classics and more in 2014-15

NATCHITOCHES – Broadway hits, classic plays, topical shows and original productions will be part of Northwestern Theatre and Dance’s 2014-15 season, according to Artistic Director Scott Burrell.
Ticket prices are $15 per show and $12 for children and seniors. Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with [...]

13th Gate Ticket Giveaway!

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REGISTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS
Midnight Productions presents “The 13th Gate, Louisiana’s Ultimate Haunted House” in Downtown Baton Rouge is open from September 26, 2014 through November 8, 2014.
KLAX-TV is giving away FREE tickets!
For details on “The 13th Gate” visit www.13thGate.com.
CONTEST RULES

PRIZE: Each winner will receive four (4) tickets to “The 13th Gate” Haunted House located [...]

Balloon Launch Honors Breast Cancer Victims, Survivors

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Around noon today, you may have seen a lot of pink and white in the sky. Balloons filled the skies around CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital to honor breast cancer survivors. They’re also remembering those who lost the battle with the disease.
This is the eighth annual Pink and White Balloon Launch.
October is breast cancer awareness [...]

Police Chief Mourns Loss of Parents from Fire

One area town’s police chief is mourning the loss of his parents after a fire.
John and Florence Berguin were both 68 years old. They were pronounced dead after being pulled from their mobile home on Pasture Road in Campti last night. Firefighters were called to the scene around 9:30, but it was too late.
They were [...]