Carnival Time All Over Cenla

Posted January 2015

January 2015 CoverWith the holiday season in the rear view mirror, Mardi Gras preparations are in full swing.  From planning lavish Mardi Gras Balls to constructing elaborate parade floats, the good time are ready to roll for Carnival Time All Across Cenla.

 

The 2015 Mardi Gras season boasts more Carnival festivities than ever before in the Alexandria/Pineville area. This year, the festivities will take place over two weekends, instead of just one! Beginning two weekends before Fat Tuesday, Pineville will kick off the newest event with their “Light the Night” evening parade.  This lighted parade will roll beginning at 5:30pm on Friday, February 6th, at the intersection of College Boulevard and Donahue Ferry, continuing down Main Street toward the Red River.

 

The night parade [...]

Arts and Healthcare Gallery Features the Art of Morris Taft Thomas

Posted January 2015

Arts and Healthcare, Inc. is proud to present the art of famed artist/sculptor and Alexandria resident, Morris Taft Thomas.  Mr. Thomas’ art will be featured in the art gallery at Rapides Regional Medical Center during the months of January and February.  The gallery is open at all times, and is located in the South Tower […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Alexandria

Posted January 2015

St. James Episcopal Church in Alexandria will host this year’s 2015 Christian Unity Service on Tuesday, January 20th at noon.  The Christian Unity Service is the highlight of a week-long observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian unity.  The Week is celebrated annually the world over at varying times of the year depending on […]

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Accomplished Sisters Offer Special Recital in Cenla

Posted January 2015

Sisters Kristine Fletcher Joubert, a well known Alexandria musician and teacher of music will join her sister, Dr. Susan Fletcher Lyle for a special recital of music for voice and viola on Sunday, February 1st at Calvary Baptist Church in Alexandria.   Kristine Fletcher Joubert is the oldest of six girls raised in Escanaba, Michigan, […]

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Christus St. Frances Cabrini Recognizes Outstanding Local Nurse

Posted January 2015

Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital recently recognized Connie Jarvis, a registered nurse, with the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses, which is given in appreciation of the work nurses do.   Jarvis was nominated by several patients who said she was a source of comfort, strength and encouragement during difficult times. One family notes of Jarvis, […]

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Premium Plastic

Posted January 2015

Credit card companies are retailers trying to turn a profit. One approach is selling premium cards with more and better benefits or rewards. Should you consider a purchase or do you stay with what you have? That depends on how you use your credit card. The November 8, 2014 Wall Street Journal tries to help […]

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The Good Wolf

Posted January 2015

One evening, an elderly Cherokee brave told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.  The other is […]

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