Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Our Cenla Family!

God Bless

America

&

Louisiana

Local Events

 

 


Red River Chorale  Celebrating America

October 21st 9:30AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
430 Jackson Street

Opening their 2014-15 season, Celebrating America will feature music by American composers as well as a Musical Salute to those who have served and actively serve our country in the military.

Admission: 
Adults $15, Students $5

Hope House

Jambalaya

Fundraiser

October 22, 2014

11am-1:00pm

Tickets $7.00

Jambalaya, Side Dish, Roll, Dessert

Delivery for 10 or more orders

Call Ginger 487-2061  For tickets or orders

All Proceeds to Hope House

Web Sitewww.cenlahopehouse.org


 

A Very Merry Market Ladies Night Out
October 23rd
Alexandria Riverfront Center
Alexandria

9:00AM


Alexandria Zoo Boo!!

Dates: October 23, 24 & 25 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Time:6 pm - 8:30 pm
Admission: $6 per person ages 1 & older (cash only)

For over 30 years, Alexandria Zoo has provided a fun, safe Halloween experience. Zoo Boo offers 3 nights of SPOOKTACULAR, SCARE-FREE fun for kids 12 and younger!

Enjoy sweets and treats along the traditional trick-or-treat trail through the Zoo with a stop at the Festival Plaza to enjoy HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS. Treat bags are provided.


DRIVE THRU FLU SHOTS

What:  Drive thru flu shots

Where:  Rapides Parish Office of Public Health,       5604-A Coliseum Blvd, Alexandria, LA      71303

When:  Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. to  3 p.m.

Who:  Anyone older than six months. 

How much:  $10 maximum out-of-pocket  expense.  No out-of-pocket expense for Medicaid and Medicare with card.  Please    bring other insurance cards if you have one.


Rapides Symphony Orchestra Concert

November 1st

Coughlin-Saunders

Performing Arts Center

1202 Third Street

Alexandria, LA

9:30AM

True Classics featuring cello soloist Madeleine Kabat.
Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Dvorak - Cello Concerto in B minor
Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Admission: 
$25 admission
Phone: 
(318) 442-9709

Central Louisiana is taking the first step to making healthier food choices by taking part in the American Heart Association's National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 5. On this day, everyone in CENLA is encouraged to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition. Give your family, friends and co-workers a friendly push toward a healthier life. For healthy eating tips, recipes and a guide to products with the Heart Check mark, Visit heart.org/healthyliving Brought to you in part by the Central Louisiana American Heart Association and Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

 

 

 


Our Weekly

Public Affairs Program

Click The Player Below

To Listen


 




Cenla Broadcasting is a locally owned and operated company that hit the airwaves on September 17, 1978 with its radio station KQID 93.1.  Over the past thirty plus years, they have held an integral part in community events, local fundraising, area concerts, and local business growth.  In August of 2007, they expanded their portfolio by purchasing Clear Channel Radio in Alexandria.  The company now owns and operates 6 radio stations.  Cenla Broadcasting Inc is made up by KQID-FM 93.1, KZMZ-FM 96.9, KKST-FM 98.7, KRRV-FM 100.3, KSYL-AM 970, and KDBS-AM 1410 (ESPN).  Their signals reach from Natchitoches to Baton Rouge and from East Texas to West Mississippi.  With their powerhouse 100,000 watt stations, as a broadcast company, their stations reach more listeners than any other station in the area!  Each of their stations are diverse with formats like Top 40 Hits, Classic Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Talk Radio, and Sports Radio.  Whatever you are listening for, one of their stations are sure to please.  Locally owned and operated companies are what keep communities strong and growing.  It is important to spend advertising dollars locally and keep the economy striving.  Visit our location at 1115 Texas Avenue or call us at (318) 445-1234 and let us know if we can help you with your advertising needs.  We are proud to be a part of Cenla (Central Louisiana) and we hope to have the chance to stay on the airwaves another 36 years!

 

Alexandria, LA
Fair 48°F
  • 96% humidity
  • Winds at 5 mph
Full Forecast

This Is OUR News Commitment!


 

Murder Suspect Back in Custody After Accidental Release

Murder Suspect Back in Custody After Accidental Release

DPSCS(BALTIMORE) -- A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Baltimore detention center is back in custody, authorities said.

Baltimore police captured Rodriguez Purnell about 6 p.m. He was accidentally allowed to walk free from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center on Friday, police said.

Purnell, 30, has been in and out of jail for drugs and robbery over the ye...

More Stories

Watch the Canadian Parliament Attack Unfold

Watch the Canadian Parliament Attack Unfold

Mike Carroccetto/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- Canadian police officials released surveillance footage and a description Thursday that gives a moment-by-moment breakdown of the Wednesday attack near and inside Parliament.

Here is a detailed account of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's attack that shocked Canada:

9:50 a.m.: Zehaf-Bibeau approached the rear of the National War Memorial and fired twice at ...

More Stories

Doctor Isolated at New York City Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola

Doctor Isolated at New York City Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A preliminary Ebola test has come back positive for a doctor who recently traveled from West Africa and is being isolated at a New York City hospital, city and state officials said Thursday night.

The doctor, who has been identified as Dr. Craig Allen Spencer by New York government sources, was placed in an isolation unit Thursday at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan ...

More Stories

Seven Things You Didn't Know About Luke Bryan

Seven Things You Didn't Know About Luke Bryan

ABC/Mark Levine(NEW YORK) -- Luke Bryan is Nashville's reigning golden boy. His song, "Roller Coaster," is just one of five singles off his double-platinum album, Crash My Party, which helped skyrocket him to an elite club of country stars who are able to sell out stadiums.

Nightline caught up with Bryan on the road at his record-selling stadium tour in Chicago and also in Florida on his Farm To...

More Stories

A Timeline of the Dramatic Congressional Campaign in California's 52nd District

A Timeline of the Dramatic Congressional Campaign in California's 52nd District

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- If anyone in Hollywood writes a movie script based on one congressional campaign of the 2014 midterm election season, Tinseltown should look no farther than California's 52nd Congressional District.

The drama, which pits freshman Democratic Rep. Scott Peters against former City Councilman Carl DeMaio, who is seeking to become the first openly-gay Republic...

More Stories

Red Sox Hire Chili Davis as Hitting Coach

Red Sox Hire Chili Davis as Hitting Coach

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Former major league all-star Chili Davis was hired to be the Boston Red Sox hitting coach Thursday.

Davis joins the Sox after serving the previous three seasons as the Oakland Athletics' hitting coach. He also served in the same position for Boston's Triple-A affiliate, Pawtucket, in 2011.

"Chili's experience and success as both a player and a coach make him a ...

More Stories
National
World
Entertainment
Health
Politics
Business
Sports
KSYL State & Local News

The Louisiana Department of Education says 92% of public school teachers evaluated this year received an effective grade. Superintendent John White says this report also showed that schools who expect more of their teachers, will see their students do better. Two percent of teachers were classified as ineffective down from 4 percent last year.

 

Governor Bobby Jindal announces JP Morgan Chase has donated $1 million into the fund that helps technical colleges fund programs focused on training skilled workers. Monty Sullivan is the Louisiana Community and Technical College System President. He says this money will be used in a very targeted way to address the most high demand programs in Louisiana. The $1 million dollar gift will be matched with $4 million in state funds.

 

The Secretary of State’s Office is reporting that nearly 36 thousand people registered to vote in the November 4th election since August 1st. That puts the total voter roll at 2.9 million and Secretary of State Tom Schedler says voter turnout could be as high as 50 percent. Early voting is underway through Next Tuesday excluding Sunday.

 

The state Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a $350,000 contract for incoming Higher Education Commissioner Joseph Rallo. The contract, as the board unanimously voted, runs through Dec. 31, 2017 and is subject to Louisiana Senate confirmation. He’s slated to start the job Jan. 2. Rallo, who is finishing up a seven-year tenure with the Texas Tech System, was selected for the post earlier this month.

 

Cold and flu season is upon us and people are looking for ways to avoid coming down with a seasonal bug. The Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone over six-months of age to get a flu vaccine. Dr. Fred Lopez, with the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, says once you receive a flu vaccine, you’ll still want to take steps to avoid any infections this season. He says washing your hands with soap and water and using hand sanitizers are good ways to keep the flu at bay. Flu season runs through April.

 

A recent survey by the National Retail Federation shows a record number of Americans will buy Halloween costumes this year. The survey says more than two-thirds of Americans will buy costumes this year and the average person will spend $77.52 for the holiday All in all, Americans will spend a total of $7.4 billion this Halloween.

 

A partial solar eclipse will take place today as the new moon will obscure part of the sun. Louisiana Tech Astronomer Lee Sawyer says we should be able to see the maximum point of eclipse in The Bayou State before the sun goes down today.

 

If you’re planning to fly for the Holidays this year prepare to go a little deeper into your wallet. According to Expedia.com, Thanksgiving flights are up 17 percent from last year and Christmas flights have gone up 2 percent. Travel expert Dale Irvin says airlines are finding it’s more profitable to fly less with more people. Irvin says over 20 million people are expected to fly from now through December.

 

There are many parts of the state that haven’t seen rain over the last several days and State Climatologist Barry Keim says it will likely remain dry in Louisiana at least until November rolls around. Keim says on the upside, the sugarcane harvest is going on right now and the farmers are probably loving the dry conditions. He says on the other hand our lawns and gardens aren’t going to be happy campers. But Keim says most parts of the state are actually ahead of schedule in terms of year-to-date rainfall.

 

 

LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services