Archive for April, 2011

Easter Crackles

Posted April 2011

An easy and tasty Easter treat, Crackles satisfy the sweet tooth, and can be part of Easter snacks, or even a basket treat if wrapped or bagged. Crackles were originally a traditional Scottish recipe which called for rice bubbles and thin cream. We modified it a bit, but it is still quite tasty.  Try it […]

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April 2011 Picture Page

Posted April 2011

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Manna Mania

Posted April 2011

Manna House is proud to announce the first ever Manna Mania concert experience at the corner of 4th and DeSoto Streets in downtown Alexandria on Friday, May 6th at 6:30pm.  Come rain or shine, the event will feature bands and solo artists bringing in the bread for Manna House.  Bands performing at the event include: […]

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James and Debbie Greer

Posted April 2011

It has often been said what kind of mark we leave upon this earth can be measured by how we touch the lives of others. With that in mind, James and Debbie Greer of Dry Prong are building a legacy of love with their heartfelt ministering and “giving back.”  In March, the two grandparents sponsored […]

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Spring Brings Outdoor Cleaning And An Electric Safety Reminder

Posted April 2011

Spring is in the air, and that could mean cleaning up outside after a cold winter.  As you rake the lawn, clean off roofs and plant trees and shrubs, remember that power lines can be above you and buried in the ground.  “Taking time to locate power lines may be the most important task on […]

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Diabetes, Lens Swelling and Vision

Posted April 2011

Blood sugar changes in the body from the presence of diabetes can cause a shift in a person’s visual prescription.  Many times, this shift is temporary.  If so, once blood sugar levels are normalized, the prescription returns to normal.  It is always a red flag to the eye doctor when they see persons (especially those […]

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Remembering Elton Pody

Posted April 2011

On March 27th, Central Louisiana lost its greatest business proponent, ally and friend…Mr. Elton C. Pody, President of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce.  The impact of Mr. Pody’s tireless efforts to grow Central Louisiana into a place we can all be proud to call “home” will be felt by many generations to come.  No […]

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CASA Volunteer Nikki Bourgoyne

Posted April 2011

Elizabeth “Nikki” Bourgoyne is one of our newer CASA volunteers. She is currently employed at Heart of Louisiana Federal Credit Union. While she works full time, she is also enrolled in college at Bossier Parish Community College where she is pursuing her degree as a social worker. This is not exactly what she thought she […]

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Awaken the Child Within You

Posted April 2011

Through the years, we lose the innocence, the naivety, and the wonder that we are born with as children. As we grow up, we learn to accommodate society by adhering to certain rules and expectations. Life experiences sometimes harden our hearts in relationships and make it difficult to allow others into our lives. We begin […]

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How Do You Talk To A Pre-Teen?

Posted April 2011

Being a preteen isn’t easy. Just ask your 8-12-year-old daughter and she’ll tell you – or not. That’s why Rapides Regional Medical Center offers “Girl Talk”, a two-hour class designed for girls between the ages of 8 and 12 – and their mothers.  The class will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Monday, April 11th, […]

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