FOX announces additional Spring and Summer premiere dates

FOX is announcing additional spring and summer premiere dates for 2014.

Pennington researches effects of exercise on blood sugar; seeks African American men to participate

Pennington Biomedical Research Center is recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial to examine how exercise affects the body's ability to regulate blood sugar in African American men.

Natural resources ranked as highest economic growth opportunity among tour attendees in Natchez

Natchez area business and community leaders believe Natural Resources tops the list of opportunities for future economic growth in their area, according to a Jan. 22, 2014 survey.

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.