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June 2010 Picture Page

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4th Annual USO Big Band Celebration

Posted June 2010

The Red River Jazz Band proudly presents the 2010 “USO Big Band Celebration: Remember the Big Band Era” on Sunday, June 27th at 3:00pm at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center.  This show recaptures the memories and music from the 1930’s, 1940’s, and 1950’s when Big Bands were popular music entertainment and swing was the style.  […]

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But I Don’t Live In A Flood Zone

Posted June 2010

Quick question: How much coverage for flooding do you have in your Homeowner’s policy?  Is it a percentage of your fire coverage? Is it a flat amount? Can’t remember? Well, unless you have a special Homeowner’s policy, the answer is none, zero, zilch, nadda.  Surprised? You are not alone. Many unfortunate policyholders in Cenla found […]

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Cabo Rio La-Tex-Mex Cuisine

Posted June 2010

Cabo Rio is the brand new La-Tex-Mex restaurant and cantina, located just off MacArthur Drive in Alexandria.  The name Cabo Rio is derived from its Spanish origins.  “Cabo” meaning peninsula and “Rio” meaning river reference Louisiana’s rich history as the southern peninsula of the Louisiana Purchase fed by the waters of the Red and Mississippi […]

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Cenla-ian of the Year

Posted June 2010

Frances Bolton Davis of Alexandria has been named Cenla-ian of the Year by a panel of community leaders and the executive board of Cenla Focus magazine.  “I was very surprised. It is such a nice compliment, and I feel very honored,” Davis said upon hearing that she was selected for the prestigious award.  The Cenla-ian […]

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Port Barre/Catfish & Crawfish Sauce Piquante

Posted June 2010

2 Lbs. Catfish Fillets 1 Lb.  Louisiana Crawfish Tails (Peeled) 2 Medium Onions (Chopped) 2 Medium Bell Peppers (Chopped) 1/2 Stalk Celery (Chopped) 4 Pods Garlic (Chopped) 3 Tbs. Tomato Paste 2 Tbs. Cooking Oil 10oz. Can Diced Tomatoes w/Chilis 4oz. Tomato Sauce 2 tsp. Cajun/Creole Seasoning 1 Seafood Boullion Cube 36oz. Water 2 Tbs. […]

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Chilled Vegetable Salad

Posted June 2010

The Avoyelles Commission of Tourism has a new cookbook, Mélange des Avoyelles, full of wonderful recipes honoring our citizens whose ancestry is other than French. The list of honored cultural groups includes African American, German, Hispanic, Irish, Italians, Jewish, and Missionaries (our priests and nuns from Belgium, Holland, Italy, India and Africa.) The honorees are […]

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Pan Seared Sea Scallops

Posted June 2010

This recipe features Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Maw Maw Jonnie’s Okra and Tomato casserole finished with Roasted Green Pepper and Corn Cream.  It’s a sure hit! Pan Seared Sea Scallops 20 Large Sea Scallops, (Foot Removed, Washed) 1/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Pinches Sea Salt 3 Pinches Cracked Black Pepper About 10 […]

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New Knees: The Day is Knee(r): My Journey to Knee Replacement

Posted June 2010

I’m always more than a little pleased, almost smug, when the blood tests, urinalysis and heart examination show ideal results.  After all, I better be getting some benefit from a rigorous daily exercise regimen!  So is my family medicine doctor, Joe Screpetis, a physician for whom I have much respect and trust. I think of […]

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June 2010 Calendar

Posted June 2010

Arts Ongoing – June: Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Exhibits. Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare proudly presents our monthly art exhibits at area hospitals and clinics.  Exhibits are currently showing: New Works by ArtQuest Studio Artists at the Christus Cabrini Gallery for Reflection and Healing; The Face of Nursing at RRMC—a photographic exhibit at Rapides […]

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