Category Archives: Community News

2015 Mardi Gras Poster Winner Announced

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Members of the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association are showing off a little swag. These include a poster, collectible medallion, and Read More →

Flower Show Theme: Nature’s Gift at Harvest Time

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A spectacular flower show will be on display tomorrow afternoon in Lecompte. This year’s standard flower show ‘s them is Read More →

2015 Broadcast Scholarship Program

The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters has increased its scholarship offering to a total of $10,000 this year. Applications will be Read More →

Spectral Sisters to Present One-Act Play Festival

Experimental and aspiring playwrights around Central Louisiana are staging a one-act play festival that kicks off tomorrow. The Spectral Sisters Read More →

Standard Flower Show to be Held in Lecompte

A spectacular flower show will be on display tomorrow afternoon in Lecompte.  It’s a standard flower show at the Historic Read More →

Boy Scouts Remind Residents to Fill Paper Bags for Needy

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The local boy scouts and the Louisiana Purchase Council are reminding you to fill those bags left on your doorsteps Read More →

Activist Says Eating Local is Easier Than You Think

You hear a lot these days about eating local. And, activist John Cotton Dean says it’s easier to do than Read More →

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 →