[ March 21, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is still seeking eight restaurants and eight farmers to participate in the Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant pilot program. CLEDA will work closely with each of the participating restaurants and producers during the sixteen-week pilot program to work out any kinks that may arise.
Interested producers and restaurants or caterers should contact [...]
[ March 21, 2014 to March 23, 2014. ] Here’s a great list of everything going on this weekend in Central Louisiana!
Harley Davidson Demo Weekend
Test-ride the NEW Harley-Davidson line up BEFORE they’re released to the public. Live music, food and Demonstrations by Rush Accessories and Other Vendors.
Renegade Harley Davidson, 2030 North Mall Drive, Alexandria
Hosted by Cenla Soccer Organization
Friday, begins at 5 pm; Saturday, [...]
[ March 22, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Six private historic gardens on tour in Natchitoches on March 22
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Ten of the most unique gardens in the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District will be opened to visitors for the Tri-Centennial Garden Tour on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Throughout the tour visitors will learn much about the [...]
[ April 8, 2014; ] Boys & Girls Clubs of El Camino Reál hosts one of Natchitoches’ most popular fundraisers on April 8, 2014, at the Natchitoches Event Center – doors open at 5:30 pm with the program beginning at 6 pm. The 16th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner benefits programs and services offered by the Boys & Girls Clubs [...]
[ March 28, 2014; ] Everyone is invited and encouraged to Welcome Home our Ft Polk Heros from Afghanistan. The big celebration kicks off at 3pm on Friday the 28th. Enjoy Fox’s Pizza, Great American Cookies, Marble Slab ice cream, hot dogs, Coca-Cola plus lot’s of free give-a-ways, free race tickets, prize drawings, and great music. Bring the kids for [...]
[ April 11, 2014; ] Community leaders invited to “lead the way to a cleaner Louisiana”
NATCHITOCHES – Leaders throughout Natchitoches are joining Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to participate in the inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event Friday, April 11, 2014. Keep Natchitoches Beautiful is one of 15 Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”
[ May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Native American dancers and artisans from across the nation will gather for the 19th annual Pow Wow celebration at the Chief Joseph “Alcide” Pierite Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation in Marksville, May 16-18. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and Paragon Casino Resort will host the cultural festivities, filled with authentic [...]
[ March 28, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Alexandria, LA – The 48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival will be held at First United Methodist Church in Alexandria from Friday, March 28 until Sunday, April 6. This annual event includes a variety of art exhibits, guest speakers, musical entertainment and other activities to celebrate the arts.
Special events during the Tom Peyton Memorial [...]
An anonymous flyer is circulating around Louisiana College and to news media calling for a strike by students on Monday and Tuesday. The flyer says they’re demanding the resignation of the President, Joe Aguillard.
The administration today said it takes all student complaints seriously and has an approved procedure for handling them. Further, they say, they [...]
Louisiana College students today participated in the school’s annual career fair. It’s more than a job-hunting activity. LC officials say this gives students an opportunity to peruse various professions, find out what courses they should be taking to pursue jobs and what vacancies exist in our area.
Many students begin college with little idea of where [...]