Archive for October, 2012

Third Annual LSUA Foundation Scholarship Gala

Posted October 2012

On Friday, November 9th, the LSUA Foundation will celebrate the third annual Scholarship Gala at the Alexandria Riverfront Center!  In just two years, you have helped to raise over $300,000 – all dedicated to our scholarship fund for deserving LSUA students.  Your past support and generosity has enabled LSUA to enhance its mission of providing […]

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Preservation Project of the Month: 1601 Jackson Street

Posted October 2012

A fine example of historic preservation in the heart of Alexandria is the Albert-Sterkx House, 1601 Jackson Street, which now houses the offices of HCOA, a Hospice Provider.   Royal Albert constructed this grand, two-story, Greek Revival house for his growing family at the turn of the 20th century in what was then a rural […]

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The Arts Council of Central Louisiana Presents Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

Posted October 2012

The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is pleased to present Grammy Award-winning artist Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 27th at 7:30pm. Ticket prices are $25.00 for adults, $18.00 for senior citizens, and $12.00 for students.   For more than 20 years ,Terrance Simien, an eighth […]

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October 2012 Picture Page

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Georgia McCain

Posted October 2012

Georgia McCain, an author of 10 published books, recalls the day she felt the Lord Jesus lead her to start writing.  “I was standing in the kitchen, and God asked me, ‘What is that in your hand?’” McCain remembers, and answered, “‘Only a pen, Lord.’ Then He asked me if I would use the pen […]

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Tips to a Great Plate

Posted October 2012

Before you sit down to a meal, do you think about what goes on your plate, or in your cup or bowl?  The United States Departments of Agriculture and Health & Human Services certainly think you should, and the LSU AgCenter recommends it as well.  Foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, […]

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Mexican Lasagna

Posted October 2012

1 Pound Lean Ground Beef 1 Large Carrot, Shredded (About A Cup) One 16 Ounce Jar Salsa One 15 ½ Ounce Can Black Beans, Drained And Rinsed One 10 Ounce Bag Of Frozen Corn Kernels, Thawed (About 2 Cups) 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin Five 8-Inch Whole Grain Flour Tortillas; Cut In […]

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Delicious Pulled Pork the Easy Way

Posted October 2012

All of us have a crockpot somewhere in our kitchen, but not all of us use them as often as we could, or should. Get the pot out, dust it off and try it one more time. The Crock Pot is really a good way to manage time, if we could learn to use it […]

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Don’t Blow It

Posted October 2012

I don’t have kids in college anymore, so the First National Bank of Dad has been shut down for a few years. For those of you looking forward to the trials and tribulations of financing college, the September 10th edition of the Wall Street Journal had a special section that discussed common mistakes made when […]

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): An Often Preventable Tragedy

Posted October 2012

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) refers to the unexpected death of a child less than one year of age.  The loss of a child is a terrible tragedy from which parents almost never completely recover.  It is out of the natural order of things for children to die before their parents, a fact which intensifies […]

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