It’s not a man’s world any more. These women are learning the ropes. It’s the first-ever Women in Business Conference for this area.
The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce brought in successful women to talk about how they climbed the ladder.
The women discussed topics like the art of negotiating your salary and managing stress. Chamber president [...]
Here’s a list of the 14 men seeking your vote in the primary election on Saturday:
Eliot Barron (Green Party), Real Estate Agent, New Orleans
Tom Gibbs (Other), Land Broker, Ouachita Parish
Henry Herford, Jr. (Libertarian), Real Estate Agent, Delhi
Clyde Holloway (Republican), PSC Commissioner, Forest Hill
Representative Marcus Hunter (Democrat), Monroe
Representative Robert Johnson (Democrat), Marksville
Mayor Jamie Mayo (Democrat), Monroe
A lot of controversy is surrounding the Common Core Curriculum. It started with a group of governors seeking a better way to provide education to their states, but it has become a lightning rod for some conservatives.
Today, we asked the Rapides Parish Superintendent his opinion of the curriculum.
For now, Louisiana is among the many states [...]
Rapides Deputies report a trustee with a parish work crew walked off the detail around noon and is being sought.
He’s 28-year-old Randy Allen Girod of Columbia. He is 5 foot 10 inches and weighs about 155 pounds. Girod has a tattoo of the sun on his right shoulder.
Deputies say he took a white, extended cab [...]
For one woman, the Race for the Cure this Saturday is yet another milestone. Here’s the story of Jackie Caplan, who’s an honoree in the very first Race for the Cure in Alexandria.
The race begins early Saturday on the banks of the Red River.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/14/13
A health fair today offers free tests and screenings to hundreds of LaSalle Parish area residents.
It’s for young and old alike and many of these health care providers say this service by Hardtner Medical Center can be a path to a healthier existence. That means checking issues like cholesterol, sugar levels and blood pressure. But [...]
One of the major attractions at the Rapides Parish Fair seems normal to folks on the farm, but if you’re a city kid, not so much. It’s called the Barnyard Nursery and you’ll see ducks, and geese and calves. Children who attend the fair get a chance to see some of the animals they’d [...]
The City of Alexandria has its first female firefighter in a decade. Here’s Babs Zimmerman with the story.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/10/13
From left to right: James Howard, 18, and Antonio McClendon, 40
Two more people are arrested for what is being called a multi-state dog-fighting ring. It was busted over the weekend by Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Deputies.
18-year-old James Howard and 40-year-old Antonio McClendon Senior are both charged with dog fighting, criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. These two [...]
Cheerleaders are usually yelling for their teams on the field. But what happens when they’re the ones on the field in competition with other schools?
That was the scene at the Rapides Parish Fair late yesterday for the annual cheerleading contest. All the squads in the parish are entered. And even though they compete against other [...]