Category Archives: Health & Medical

OGB Hold Meeting to Prep State Workers for Sign-Up Period

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Louisiana state employees, including teachers, are in a limbo right now. Officials with the Office of Group Benefits acknowledge there’s Read More →

Hundreds Attend Race for the Cure

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Hundreds of people attended the annual Race for the Cure in Downtown Alexandria. Some walked or ran while others cheered Read More →

Cassidy Comments on Federal Ebola Response

U.S. Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy is in Central Louisiana today, first in Ferriday and then here in Alexandria, to tour Read More →

Runner Uses Skills to Raise Money for ALS

Visiting the Rotarians today is Louis Mykoff, a runner who uses his skills to raise money for the fight against Read More →

Kennedy Calls for Legislative Oversight of Office of Group Benefits

The most vocal critics of the handling of the health benefits for state workers, including teachers, is State Treasurer John Read More →

Balloon Launch Honors Breast Cancer Victims, Survivors

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Around noon today, you may have seen a lot of pink and white in the sky. Balloons filled the skies Read More →

Golf Tournament Friday to Benefit CMN

It’s not too late to get a team together for a four-man scramble golf tournament Friday at Oak Wing. The Read More →

First Confirmed Case of Ebola in Dallas

A patient in a Dallas hospital is confirmed to have the deadly Ebola virus. That person has been held in Read More →

Local Companies Band Together to Form Clinic

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A few local companies have their own clinic, and a spokesman today describes how this came about. It’s the Legacy Read More →

Town Hall Held to Discuss Health Care in LA

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A town hall meeting is held about health care. State Representative Lance harries took questions and provided experts to answer Read More →