Category Archives: Community News

BESIE Reviews State Funding for K-12

State educators are mulling over the state funding formula for K through 12 public schools. The State Board of Elementary Read More →

Nurseries Find Ways to Handle Winter Weather

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You may be seeing several sheets and tarps covering plants during the recent cold weather.   But, there has been real Read More →

Annual Heart Walk This Saturday

Saturday is the annual heart walk in this area to raise money and awareness about heart disease. It begins at Read More →

Get It Growing: Privacy Hedges

Residents sometimes use rows of shrubs, bushes, or trees to create privacy hedges around their yards. On this edition of Read More →

Lafayette Locals To Perform on ‘The Voice’

Lafayette area TV viewers are pulling for two familiar faces on TV this season.  Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville and Travis Read More →

Communities Gather for Concern Over Fort Polk

People are expressing their concern over the future of Fort Polk. The historic U.S. Army base is in danger of Read More →

Pineville Welcomes American Specialty Alloys

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The City of Pineville officially welcomes American Specialty Alloys to the area today. Hundreds of people showed up as the Read More →

Holloway: CLECO Decision to be Made in Late Summer

The local public service commissioner is leading the charge against a speedy sale of the historic CLECO Utility located in Read More →

Leesville Water Customers to See Slight Increase

The City of Leesville utility (water) customers will see a slight increase in their water bills. This is due to Read More →

Agoutis born at Zoo

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Two agoutis were born at the Alexandria Zoo on February 11, 2015.  Newborn agoutis are precocial, which means they are Read More →