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Red River Chorale  Celebrating America

October 21st 9:30AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
430 Jackson Street

Opening their 2014-15 season, Celebrating America will feature music by American composers as well as a Musical Salute to those who have served and actively serve our country in the military.

Admission: 
Adults $15, Students $5

Hope House

Jambalaya

Fundraiser

October 22, 2014

11am-1:00pm

Tickets $7.00

Jambalaya, Side Dish, Roll, Dessert

Delivery for 10 or more orders

Call Ginger 487-2061  For tickets or orders

All Proceeds to Hope House

Web Sitewww.cenlahopehouse.org


 

A Very Merry Market Ladies Night Out
October 23rd
Alexandria Riverfront Center
Alexandria

9:00AM


Alexandria Zoo Boo!!

Dates: October 23, 24 & 25 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Time:6 pm - 8:30 pm
Admission: $6 per person ages 1 & older (cash only)

For over 30 years, Alexandria Zoo has provided a fun, safe Halloween experience. Zoo Boo offers 3 nights of SPOOKTACULAR, SCARE-FREE fun for kids 12 and younger!

Enjoy sweets and treats along the traditional trick-or-treat trail through the Zoo with a stop at the Festival Plaza to enjoy HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS. Treat bags are provided.


DRIVE THRU FLU SHOTS

What:  Drive thru flu shots

Where:  Rapides Parish Office of Public Health,       5604-A Coliseum Blvd, Alexandria, LA      71303

When:  Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. to  3 p.m.

Who:  Anyone older than six months. 

How much:  $10 maximum out-of-pocket  expense.  No out-of-pocket expense for Medicaid and Medicare with card.  Please    bring other insurance cards if you have one.


Rapides Symphony Orchestra Concert

November 1st

Coughlin-Saunders

Performing Arts Center

1202 Third Street

Alexandria, LA

9:30AM

True Classics featuring cello soloist Madeleine Kabat.
Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor
Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Admission: 
$25 admission
Phone: 
(318) 442-9709

Central Louisiana is taking the first step to making healthier food choices by taking part in the American Heart Association's National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 5. On this day, everyone in CENLA is encouraged to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition. Give your family, friends and co-workers a friendly push toward a healthier life. For healthy eating tips, recipes and a guide to products with the Heart Check mark, Visit heart.org/healthyliving Brought to you in part by the Central Louisiana American Heart Association and Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

 

 

 


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Cenla Broadcasting is a locally owned and operated company that hit the airwaves on September 17, 1978 with its radio station KQID 93.1.  Over the past thirty plus years, they have held an integral part in community events, local fundraising, area concerts, and local business growth.  In August of 2007, they expanded their portfolio by purchasing Clear Channel Radio in Alexandria.  The company now owns and operates 6 radio stations.  Cenla Broadcasting Inc is made up by KQID-FM 93.1, KZMZ-FM 96.9, KKST-FM 98.7, KRRV-FM 100.3, KSYL-AM 970, and KDBS-AM 1410 (ESPN).  Their signals reach from Natchitoches to Baton Rouge and from East Texas to West Mississippi.  With their powerhouse 100,000 watt stations, as a broadcast company, their stations reach more listeners than any other station in the area!  Each of their stations are diverse with formats like Top 40 Hits, Classic Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Talk Radio, and Sports Radio.  Whatever you are listening for, one of their stations are sure to please.  Locally owned and operated companies are what keep communities strong and growing.  It is important to spend advertising dollars locally and keep the economy striving.  Visit our location at 1115 Texas Avenue or call us at (318) 445-1234 and let us know if we can help you with your advertising needs.  We are proud to be a part of Cenla (Central Louisiana) and we hope to have the chance to stay on the airwaves another 36 years!

 

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Hannah Graham Abduction Suspect Indicted in 2005 Sex Assault

Hannah Graham Abduction Suspect Indicted in 2005 Sex Assault

Galveston County Sheriff's Office(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The suspect in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.

Jesse Matthew has been charged with attempted capital murder, abduction and sexual penetration with an object, according to the indictment from the Fairfax County Circuit Court.

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UK Trash 'Skipping' Turns Food Waste into Meals

UK Trash 'Skipping' Turns Food Waste into Meals

ABC News(LONDON) -- It's no secret that millions of tons of food are wasted every day, but solutions to this issue are few.

But one response can be found at a pop-up caf that opened this month in Bristol, United Kingdom, exclusively serving intercepted waste food. Launched by a group of volunteers, the purpose of the caf is to serve food to the needy and raise awareness about food waste.

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Ebola Quarantine Ends for Louise Troh with 'Praise to God'

Ebola Quarantine Ends for Louise Troh with 'Praise to God'

ABC News(DALLAS) -- When Louise Troh, the fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan, emerged from a three week quarantine Monday she reached both hands up to heaven and said, "Praise to God."

Troh has been in quarantine since Duncan was diagnosed with the disease. She was among 43 who were released from quarantine Monday.

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How Jake Gyllenhaal Lost 30 Pounds for Latest Movie "Nightcrawler"

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Open Road Films(LOS ANGELES) -- Jake Gyllenhaal's latest movie Nightcrawler is due out at the end of the month and a Halloween release date is fitting since the actor's appearance in set photos could easily be categorized as "creepy."

The Oscar-nominated actor takes on the role of Lou Bloom, a photographer who scours the night looking for horrific photos to get the most online traffic.

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Meet 2014's Top Mega-Donors

Meet 2014's Top Mega-Donors

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The overwhelming number of Americans who will vote in the mid-term elections on Nov. 5 won't have contributed a penny to their candidates' campaigns. But a handful of people will have given a lot more.

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NBA Announces Basketball Development Curriculum in Chinese Schools

NBA Announces Basketball Development Curriculum in Chinese Schools

National Basketball Association(NEW YORK) -- For years the NBA has been focused on expanding the game's popularity and reach internationally. They have taken another big step in doing so as the league has announced they've agreed on a partnership with the educational system in China to implement an official basketball-related curriculum in the nations schools.

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State police report an Alexandria man was killed in a 2 vehicle crash late Friday afternoon on England Drive at Enterprise Road.  59 year old Ton Brown Jr. was taken to a local hospital where he died Saturday. Although the investigation is ongoing, preliminary evidence indicates that the driver of the motorcycle was acting in a careless manner and that alcohol may have also been a factor in the crash.

 

President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join Senator Mary Landrieu in Baton Rouge today to rally support for her campaign. Clinton’s visit comes the day before the early voting period for the November 4th election begins. Landrieu is in a tight re-election battle with Republican challengers Congressman Bill Cassidy and retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness. Both parties are sending “big guns” to the state for this Senate race. Republicans sent former presidential candidate Senator John McCain to campaign with Cassidy last week. This is Clinton’s second visit to Louisiana on Landrieu’s behalf during this election.

 

Are people making too much over the threat of Ebola in the United States? State and National health care officials are urging the public to calm down when it comes to the threat of Ebola. Medical Director for the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Dr. Frank Welch, says people aren’t concerned for “no reason” but it’s over the top to think that you’re going to walk outside and contract Ebola. He says, on the other hand, this is a huge wake up call for our health care system to keep their workers safe. Welch wants to emphasize that Louisiana has been intensively preparing for the possibility of an Ebola patient entering the health care system here at any level.

 

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says auto theft in Louisiana has dropped 48% since 2007 which beats the national average of 34% in the same time period. Donelon credits the massive decline, in part, to public outreach and initiatives by law enforcement. Donelon says they’ve also been able to bust car thieves by using bait cars places in high risk areas that are equipped with monitoring equipment and cameras if they are stolen. He says also says technology has improved so that law enforcement now has the ability to read license plates as vehicles drive down the street. That alone  has resulted in hundreds of apprehensions

 

The Community that was hardest hit by the EF-2 tornado in northeast Louisiana A week ago today is making news because of the huge way they are rallying together to help each other out in the aftermath. Alan West Brockman is president of a property management company in Monroe and a local musician. He says it was amazing to see how many people came out to help clear all of the debris. Brockman says their local celebrated Chef Cory Bahr, who runs Restaurant Cotton in the Garden District, is offering free meals to those helping out and Wal-Mart donated 500 pounds of meat for him to cook.

 

Baton Rouge Police made a drug bust on I-12 where 48 Jesus Sacred Heart candles with meth mixed in the wax were found on a bus by a K-9 during a traffic stop on I-12. The candles weighed 72 pounds cops say and there were also four larger candles weighing 41 pounds all with meth inside the wax.

 

The state Department of Health and Hospitals says two new cases of West Nile were reported last week but there are no new deaths. They say there have been 130 reported cases of the virus in Louisiana this year with 6 of those resulting in death. One of the new cases was reported from Caddo Parish and one from East Baton Rouge Parish. Heath officials are urging Louisianians to continue to take steps to protect themselves from mosquitoes.

 

 

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It appeared the Saints were on their way to a victory on Sunday in Detroit, but the Lions roared back with two touchdowns in the four minutes to beat New Orleans 24-23. Quarterback Drew Brees threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns. But threw an interception with just over three minutes left that set up Detroit’s winning score.

 

After a two-week absence, The LSU Tigers are back in the Top 25 polls. The Bayou Bengals are ranked 24th in the AP poll, and 23rd in the coaches. LSU won easily on Saturday, 41-to-3 over the Kentucky Lions.

 

LATECH Senior linebacker Terrell Pinson should be named Conference USA defensive player of the week today based on his performance in Saturday’s 27-20 win over Texas-San Antonio. The Bulldogs trailed 10-6 at halftime, but the game turned when Pinson had a two-yard fumble recovery for a touchdowns. Tech scored two more quick touchdowns and Head Coach Skip Holtz says that was the difference in the game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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