Category Archives: Community News

The Beauty of Vernon Parish Photo Contest

The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Annual “Beauty of Vernon Parish” Photo Contest begins today, March 16, 2015. Each year Read More →

Police Jury Accepts Offer from City

The months of drama and fighting may be about over when it comes to the parking lot for the Rapides Read More →

Curtis-Coleman Bridge Opens

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The first vehicles over the Curtis-Coleman Bridge were a bit late this morning as highway workers re-directed traffic to make Read More →

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

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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

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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

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