Epiphany events kick off Alexandria 2014 Mardi Gras season

Celebrate the kickoff of the Mardi Gras season with the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association’s annual Epiphany celebration on Friday, January 3, 2013.

Pets from across region to compete in Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show

The Fourth Annual Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show held jointly by the Baton Rouge Kennel Club and the Alexandria Kennel Club will be held at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, located at 707 Second Street in downtown Alexandria.

ADI releases top success stories for animals in 2013

Animal Defenders International (ADI), a world-leading animal rights organization, has named their top ten animal rights success stories for 2013. The list includes campaign efforts launched all around the world.

BR woman, 'LSU's oldest fan' celebrates 100th birthday on Christmas

While many are still soaking in Christmas day, December 25th is another special milestone for Tina Bonanno. "[I'm] 100. They say I don't look my age...Do I?" she laughed.

LA scores 5/10 for ability to counter infectious diseases

According to a report released by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Louisiana is only about halfway to being fully prepared for an infectious disease outbreak.

US ARMY Civilian Margaret Best

Civilian Margaret Best of the United States Army sends a greeting to Alexandria, Louisiana, from Camp As Sayliyah in Doha, Qatar, for Christmas 2013.

US ARMY Staff Sgt. Adrian Brown

Staff Sgt. Adrian Brown of the United States Army sends a greeting to Macon, Georgia, and DeRidder, Louisiana, from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, for Christmas 2013.

US ARMY Staff Sgt. Rigoberto Gomez

Staff Sgt. Rigoberto Gomez sends a greeting to Fort Polk, Louisiana, from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Christmas 2013.

US ARMY Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Irving

Sgt. First Class Antonio Irving of the United States Army sends a greeting to Pineville, Louisiana, from Kandahar, Afghanistan, for Christmas 2013.

Operation Carpe Diem huge success: LSP continues to combat crime

Louisiana State Police celebrated a victory Friday evening. Hundreds of people are behind bars and thousands of pounds of drugs off the streets. This all happened in a six week effort to keep our state safe.