Archive for April, 2013

Festival to Honor Blues Harmonica-Great Little Walter

Posted April 2013

The inaugural Little Walter Music Festival will strike a chord Saturday, May 4th, at the downtown Alexandria Amphitheater situated on the Red River, honoring Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Blues sideman and bandleader “Little Walter.” The festival entrance will be at the intersection of Murray Street and Main/Second Street.   The festival will begin […]

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April 2013 Pics Page

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Tony Groove

Posted April 2013

In high school, Anthony Hargrove aspired to become an entertainer, and that dream has been fulfilled in his deejay persona Tony Groove, who has been hailed as Cenla’s “most popular deejay.”   “I was always called Tony, and you drop the ‘Har’ in my last name, and add an ‘O’ and you have Groove,” laughs […]

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Rapides Regional Trauma Center Hopes to Make ‘Impact’ on Students

Posted April 2013

The Rapides Regional Trauma Center is looking to make an impact.  The Center, which is one of two trauma centers in Louisiana verified by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma, already makes an impact in treating patients.  Now, it is looking to make an impact by preventing area high school students from becoming […]

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My Kid Did What? High Risk Behavior And Adolescents

Posted April 2013

Every parent dreads the call from a neighbor, friend, school official or police officer telling them their child has committed some outrageous, high-risk act.  Whether it be substance abuse, driving while distracted or drunk, truancy, or pregnancy, all such behaviors seems incomprehensible to the adult mind.  Yet, they occur every day by the thousands.  In […]

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Allergy Season Can Make Eyes Red, Itchy and Irritated

Posted April 2013

Many individuals suffer from seasonal allergies that can cause the sinus cavity to be inflamed and congested.  The surface of the eye can also be affected by allergic conjunctivitis.  The conjunctiva is the lining of the inside of the eye lids as well as the covering of the sclera (white portion of the eye).  If […]

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Rock & Roll Legend Eddie Money To Headline Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival

Posted April 2013

The Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival Board of Directors has announced that the 2013 Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival will be held on April 12th and 13th on the downtown Natchitoches riverbank, and will be headlined by rock and roll legend Eddie Money and country/pop superstar Joe Stampley.   “We believe our Festival offers something for everyone,” according to […]

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Red River Chorale Presents: Music from the People

Posted April 2013

The Red River Chorale is pleased to present Music from the People, the fourth and final concert of its 2012-2013 Season. The performance will be held on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:30pm in the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, located at 1202 Third Street in downtown Alexandria.   This wonderful evening of music will feature folk […]

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Payback

Posted April 2013

The March issue of Money Magazine had an interesting article that addressed something that many of us have experienced in our lifetime: How to ask a friend or relative to pay back money you loaned them in good faith. I remember lending my best friend a few dollars during our college years. Even though the […]

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Save a Crawfish, Eat a Lobster!

Posted April 2013

It’s April, and that means it’s time for St. James Episcopal Church and School’s 29th Annual Lobster Boil Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27th at 6:00pm in the school’s gymnasium. The Lobster Boil is the principal fundraiser held each year for the day school, and supports the continued operation of the school.  It’s a great opportunity […]

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