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Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the American Workforce Coming to Angola Museum

[ May 17, 2014 to June 29, 2014. ] What would life be like without teachers, doctors, or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Angola Museum, in cooperation with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, will explore the professions and the people that sustain American society when it hosts [...]

Rapides Parish Library Announces Clothing Drive for Children

[ May 19, 2014 to June 13, 2014. ] Alexandria, Louisiana, – May 19 – June 13, the Rapides Parish Library will be collecting black or brown belts, gently used and new school uniforms, school supplies, and clothes in all sizes for homeless children and their families.  Donations will be accepted at any location of the Rapides Parish Library.

Gunter Branch Manager Pam Martin, who [...]

FREE Sno-Cones at the Pelican State CU Sno-Shack Takeover!


[ May 20, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Pelican State Credit Union is giving away free sno-cones to every single person who visits the Sno-Shack on S. MacArthur Drive from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

The drive-thru Sno-Shack is locally owned and operated by Doug and Tami Oliver. It is located at 2960 S. MacArthur Drive across from Academy and [...]

Gunter Branch Library to host Memorial Day Event

[ May 20, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Pineville, Louisiana—Tuesday, May 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Gunter Branch Library will host “We Will Always Remember”, featuring special guest, SSG Charles Slay, US Army Retired.  Mr. Slay, former Rapides Parish School Board member and Tax Assessor, will be telling of his experiences while serving on the frontlines during World War II.

You will not want to [...]

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