Category Archives: Community News

Bullying Expert, Author Speaks to Local High School Students

An expert on bullying is in Alexandria this week to discuss this epidemic. Best-selling author Jodee Blanco today talked to Read More →

Avoyelles Tourism Office: Lots to Do This Fall

Fall is a busy month in Avoyelles Parish. The tourism office reports it’s an inexpensive and nearby getaway. For more Read More →

New CCC Museum to Open Next Year

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A new CCC Museum is set to open late next year. As Bennett Roland Junior reports, it will be on Read More →

Solomon Northup Family Visits Central LA

The family of Solomon Northup, the main character in the award-winning movie “12 Years a Slave”, is in Central Louisiana. Read More →

U.S. Army Field Band Plays for Bolton High Students

The U.S. Army Field Band plays for students at Bolton High today. These soldiers who also play instruments consider themselves Read More →

New Red River Bridge Named Curtis-Coleman Bridge

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The new bridge over the Red River is now named the Curtis-Coleman Bridge. Officials say construction is expected to last Read More →

Heart Walk Kick Off Next Week

The kick-off for the American Heart Association’s walk is next week from noon to one at Calvary Baptist in Alexandria. Read More →

Prompt Succor Students Dress Up for All Saints Day

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Tomorrow is All Saints Day. It’s a time for families to remember their loved ones who are no longer with Read More →

Pancake Breakfast Held to Raise Money for Children’s Toys

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Have a Halloween breakfast for Christmas. That was the spirit early this morning for a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Read More →

City of Leesville yard waste schedule

LEESVILLE–City residents are reminded that yard waste, including grass cuttings, weeds, small tree limbs and twigs will be collected weekly Read More →