AlexWinterFete kicks off

Alexandria’s favorite Winter Festival is back for the seventh year and there’s plenty of free-family-friendly entertainment. AlexWinterFete event manager Cathy Spiller said they even have an ice-skating rink with real ice, Santa Claus, a petting zoo, plenty of inflatables for the kids, and more…. “We’ve... Read More.

State Ag Commissioner Mike Strain plans to ask lawmakers to approve 43 million dollars in funding for firefighting equipment and personnel

Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain says he’ll ask lawmakers next year to approve 43 million dollars for new firefighting equipment and personnel after the state’s worst wildfire season in history. Strain says he has prioritized a list of equipment. “So we’ll be... Read More.