Archive for January, 2015

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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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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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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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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January 2015 Picture Page

Posted January 2015

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RSO Presents Tango del Cielo

Posted January 2015

  On Sunday, January 25th, the Rapides Symphony will present “Tango del Cielo”, a performance of tango and flamenco dancers accompanied by the musicians of the Rapides Symphony Orchestra.   The featured guest artist is Anna Maria Mendietta, who will play dual roles in the concert–as concert harpist and dancer.    “Tango del Cielo” (Tango from […]

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Human Papilloma Virus: Preventable With Vaccination

Posted January 2015

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that infects both women and men.  It causes unsightly genital warts as well as cervical cancer in women, and head and neck cancers in both sexes.  When it was first introduced, the HPV vaccination raised hopes of eliminating cervical cancer, which kills around 10,000 women a […]

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Alexandria Experiences Significant Progress in Preservation in 2014

Posted January 2015

The Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission took some time over the holidays to reflect on our goals and accomplishments in 2014.  We were quite overwhelmed by the consistency and quality of preservation activities during the past year.  So often, we get bogged down in the details of each project, article, and event that we neglect looking […]

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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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