Category Archives: Community News

Mardi Gras children’s parade calls for float entries

Alexandria, LA – The Alexandria Mardi Gras Association is calling for float entries for the annual Mardi Gras Children’s Parade Read More →

BLOOD SUPPLY CRITICALLY LOW

January 10, 2016 – Shreveport, La. –The blood supply has now reached a critically low level. Following reports in recent Read More →

Yesterday Marks the Start of King Cake Season

The Feast of the Epiphany or the twelfth night after Christmas was yesterday. It’s also the beginning of the carnival Read More →

RPSB Votes on 2016 President, Vice President

The Rapides Parish School Board votes each January for a new president and vice president. But this year, the board Read More →

CLTCC Welcomes Community College President

Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) welcomed Doctor Monty Sullivan, president of Louisiana’s Community and Technical College System, to its Read More →

AMOA Hosts Poetry Workshop

High school students participate in a poetry workshop at the Alexandria Museum of Art. The workshop is an effort to Read More →

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fran Bolton Davis

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Funeral services are set for Fran Bolton Davis, a member of a pioneer family in Rapides parish. She was also Read More →

Mardi Gras Season Starts This Week

Carnival season kicks off this week. ABC 31’s Sarah LeBoeuf has more. KLAX ABC 31 News 1/5/16

Renegade Harley-Davidson Aims to Warm the Homeless

Renegade Harley-Davidson in Central Louisiana teamed up with the Homeless Coalition to warm the homeless with a jacket exchange. ABC Read More →

CVB to Welcome New Conventions in 2016

As 2016 rolls in, the Alexandria and Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking forward to hosting some new guests Read More →