"Go Red For Women" Luncheon to be held Friday

The Central Louisiana American Heart Association hosts its fourth annual "Go Red for Women" Luncheon on June 13, 2014, at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant pilot begins

Fresh, local produce will be on the menus at 10 Central Louisiana restaurants under a pilot program that connects local farmers with restaurants and caterers.

Land purchase program offers assistance, support to landowners

This is the second in a series of articles to be published by Fort Polk’s Public Affairs Office to keep the community informed about the Land Purchase Program at Fort Polk.

Tipitina's Foundation accepting applications from Alexandria area schools in need of instruments

Tipitina’s Foundation is accepting applications for Instruments A Comin’ Alexandria 2014.

La. Lottery announces June 1 "Lotto Lagniappe" drawing results

The Louisiana Lottery held the third of four promotional “Lotto Lagniappe” raffle drawings from 176,628 promotional entry tickets generated when customers purchased a $5 single-draw Lotto ticket in May.

La. GOHSEP urges everyone to "Get a Game Plan"

Sunday marks the first day of the 2014 hurricane season. The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) urges everyone to Get a Game Plan.

Maya Angelou, "truly phenomenal woman," passes away at 86

Poet, performer and humanitarian Maya Angelou, 86, died Wednesday at home in Winston-Salem, N.C., after battling a long illness.

First-ever Cenla Pride Weekend will be observed in Alexandria

The weekend of June 6 – 8, 2014, will be a celebration of diversity as the first Cenla Pride Weekend is observed in Central Louisiana.

La. Lt. Gov. Dardenne and Seafood Board announce 2014 "King of La. Seafood"

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is announcing Chef Aaron Burgau of Patois in New Orleans as the 2014 King of Louisiana Seafood.

Leesville Municipal Pool opening soon

The Leesville Community Services Department announced today that the Leesville Municipal Pool’s tentative opening date is set for June 7, 2014.