New scorecard shows La. has work to do in serving older, disabled residents

Louisiana ranks 37th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, and AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve across-the-board – but especially when it comes to quality of care and quality

Morrison wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division event on the Red River

Brooke Morrison of Youngsville , La., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division tournament of the season on the Red River.

Lifelong Saints fan wins VIP tour and season tickets after playing La. Lottery

Arthur Caron Jr. had the undivided attention of New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Wednesday, chatting about the upcoming football season over lunch and getting a unique glimpse at how the team operates. The VIP experience the Iowa, La.

"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.