Alexandria riverbank filled with zydeco sound this weekend

The Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM, a Zydeco concert, Saturday, March 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Featured performers will be Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas and Little Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers.

History behind once hidden cemetery; community cleans it up

Just a few months ago, an unknown graveyard was covered with fallen trees and erosion. "It's an eyesore. Let them rest in peace," said two neighbors back in December.

Survey reveals dwindling resources for domestic violence victims

This month, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000 victims of domestic violence received help and support from service organizations in the U

Rally for new bill to make payday lending subject to felony loansharking laws

Payday lenders currently charge interest rates 10 times higher than felony loansharking laws allow.

ULL baseball ranked at top in Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

La. Military Advisory Council pays visit to JRTC, Fort Polk

Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council spent March 19 getting a first-hand look at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units prepari

Spring ArtWalk to be held in downtown Alexandria

The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will host the Spring ArtWalk on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00-9:00 pm in downtown Alexandria.

International wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to Capital City

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.

Facts of the Spring Equinox 2014

Spring begins today. Here are some facts of the Spring Equinox 2014:

Abortion bill passes through house committe with no opposition

At the Capitol Wednesday, a bill that would ultimately shut down abortion clinics in Louisiana passed through the house committee.