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Because Of The Times
January 20th - 22nd
Over 3,000 people will arrive in Alexandria from across America and the World for three days of spiritual inspiration, restoration, teaching and direction.
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Rapides Symphony Orchestra Concert
Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
Alexandria, LA 71301 2:30PM
Tango del Cielo
A program of music and dance with harpist Anna Maria Mendieta and tango and flamenco dancers.
Cenla Fly Fishing Festival
Kees Park Civic Center
2450 Hwy 28 East
Pineville, LA 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Come join fly fishers, kayak fishers, and other anglers in a free celebration of our favorite sport at the first-ever Cenla Fly Fishing Festival. Held at Kees Park Civic Center in Pineville, this family-oriented event features seminars, fly tying demonstrations, casting clinics, vendors, raffles, and more. Whether you're a veteran flyfisher or kayak angler, or wanting to learn about either, there's something for everyone.
“Our Lady of Prompt Succor School will host an Open House on Sunday, January 25 th at 11:30am in the Divine Providence Center located at 420 21 st St., Alexandria. The Open House will highlight the excellent education and exciting programs offered at OLPS School for Preschool-6 th grade students of all religious denominations.
For More Info Call (318) 449-9073 ext. 209
Abendmusik Alexandria Music Series
Hearn Stage at the Kress Theater
Alexandria, LA 71301 6:00PM
Trio de Llano in Concert: A wind trio composed of NSU music faculty Dennette McDermott, Malena McLaren, and Douglas Bakenhus, Trio de Llano presents music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Walter Piston, Shreveport-based composer Todd Gabriel, and others. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
$10, cash bar, $5 appetizer plate
Pineville Mardi Gras Parade
Route: College Drive & Donahue Ferry-Main Street-Across the Jackson St. Bridge-Third Street
Madonna LeBlanc (318)449-5660
Taste of Mardi Gras
Alexandria Riverfront Center
707 Second Street
Alexandria, LA 7:30PM
VIP seating at 6:30 pm general admission
at 7:30 pm
Tickets can be purchased in advance at $20 for adults and $10 for children 10 years and younger.
They can be purchased at the following locations in Alexandria: - Atwoods Bakery - Critics Choice (both locations) - Alexandria Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Reserved VIP Tables are also available in advance for $400, which includes reserved seating for eight, a complimentary bottle of champagne and early admittance at 6:30 p.m. and can be purchased at the Alexandria/Pineville Area CVB (318)442-9546,
$20 Adults, $10 Children ages 10 and younger, VIP tables $400 for table of 8
APACVB (318)442-9546 Nick Carrozza (318)729-6045
La. Political Museum Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Banquet
Reception Free; Banquet $75 per person
St. James Concert Series
St. James Episcopal Church
"That's Amore: Love in 17th Century Italy"
Italian for "heavenly harmony", Armonia Celeste brings the music of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque eras vividly to life using plucked-string period instruments.
Alexandria Mardi Gras Assoc. 22nd Annual Krewes Parade
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Friday January 23rd
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RPSO Deputies arrested a home invasion suspect, 27 year old Nicholas Damico of Alexandria, around lunchtime yesterday. Authorities received a 911 call about shortly after noon stating that a burglary was in progress in the 5000 block of Plantation Road in Alexandria. When deputies arrived a short time later they found the suspect being held at gunpoint by the homeowner. Damico was charged with home invasion, stalking and simple battery.
Despite the number of burglaries being down 5% in the past year in Alexandria, city police are advising the public to be on the lookout for suspicious people looking in to vehicles. According to police there has been a rash of guns being stolen from parked vehicles. The police remind everyone to lock tempting items in the trunk of their vehicles.
The APD reports three teenagers from Jena were arrested over the weekend on drug and weapon charges. Police searched a vehicle after an officer saw one of the suspects smoking marijuana in the parking lot of the Grand Theatre on North Mall Drive. In that vehicle, Police found 29 bags of marijuana and a handgun. The suspects were taken to at the Rapides Parish Detention Center.
The state fire marshal is investigating a deadly blaze yesterday in Natchitoches that claimed the life of a yet unidentified person. Fire fighters made the gruesome discovery after extinguishing a fire at an abandoned mobile home yesterday morning. The body was so badly burnt investigators were unable to make an formal id. It is hope an autopsy will be able to do that.
Weak oil prices will result in a 103 million-dollar reduction in spending this fiscal year by state government. That determination was made at the Revenue Estimating Conference meeting in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. The panel, which determines how much money the state can spend, also determined the budget deficit for next fiscal year has increased by another 203 million to one-point-six billion dollars.
Republican Minden Congressman John Fleming says he, along with eight other congressman, have formed the House Freedom Caucus. Fleming says they’ll advance an agenda that calls for an of accountable and limited government. Fleming says this new group of truly conservative lawmakers will look to advance legislation and also prevent measures that do not represent what he calls “America’s Agenda.
The state police confirmed yesterday the U.S. Secret Service is investigating a number of cases of ATM thefts in a major cities along the Interstate 10 corridor. Nick Manale of the Louisiana State Police says skimmers, devices which can read numbers from ATM cards, have been put on some ATM machines. Manale says keep an eye on their banks accounts, going back as long as one or two months, and if you suspect fraudulent activity, call your bank and the police. the Secret Service suspects this is the work of a group of people.
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Entergy has cut the ribbon on a new power plant in suburban New Orleans that company officials say will reduce fuel costs and produce reliable and affordable power for Louisiana customers. Entergy Spokesperson Mike Burns says Ninemile 6 is already using 30 percent less fuel than other natural gas combustion plants. This is the first power plant Entergy has opened in Louisiana in 30 years. Burns says Ninemile 6 was completed under budget and ahead of time.
The State Department of Health and Hospitals sets up a program that encourages Louisiana residents to take control of their health. The program is called “Own Your Own Health”. It’s a three month wellness challenge that can assist residents in living a healthier lifestyle. Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Director Rudy Macklin says you can participate as an individual or part of a team. The challenges are meant to motivate Louisianians to make small daily steps in creating and maintaining a healthier lifestyle. You can sign up at oyohla.com
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