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Posted on: February 7, 2023

'Spring Into Life 2023' set March 18 at Veterans Park

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“Spring Into Life 2023,” a free youth event, will be held on Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park in DeRidder. There will be food, games, drinks, fun and vendors. Special guest will be Sonny The Bird Man and Tommy Hennigan. There will...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Gallery reception set Feb. 17; meet the artist — Durhl Davis

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DERIDDER — The RealArt DeRidder Gallery, 108 West 1st Street, downtown DeRidder, invites the public to a wine and cheese reception starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at the gallery.

Come browse art by local artists and enjoy refreshments.

Meet the artist — ...

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Community News
Posted on: February 7, 2023

RealArt DeRidder Gallery to feature South Beauregard students’ art in March

SOUTH BEAU student art gallery

DERIDDER — The RealArt DeRidder Gallery, 108 West 1st Street, downtown DeRidder, will feature the creative work of students at South Beauregard Junior and Senior High Schools throughout the month of March (March 1-31). 

Stop by and enjoy...

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Community News
Posted on: February 7, 2023

“Collage 101” art opportunity set at the RealArt DeRidder Gallery

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DERIDDER — The RealArt DeRidder Gallery will hold an art opportunity, “Collage 101,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb 26 at the gallery at 108 West 1st Street, downtown DeRidder. The cost of the class is $10 — you can prepay t...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

DOTD: Roadwork/lane closure set at LA 3099 Southbound

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The following is from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:

Road or Lane Status

LA 3099 Southbound, Beauregard Parish -- Roadwork (Closure)

Route Name: LA 3099 SouthboundStart Date: Thursday, February 02, 2023 at 8:00 AMEnd Dat...

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Community News
Posted on: January 31, 2023

“Love the Boot Week” set April 17-23, local volunteers sought

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“Love the Boot Week” is April 17-23, 2023, in Louisiana, and the City of DeRidder/Keep DeRidder Beautiful is looking to partner with civic and community groups on projects that clean and beautify our community.

According to Keep Louisia...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Branch St. bridge water repair work, planned outage delayed

Branch Outage

NOTICE: The work that was planned Monday, Jan. 30 to repair and improve a water main near the Branch Street bridge in the city has been delayed 7-10 days.

We will keep residents updated on this projected work and will alert you on the rescheduled start dat...

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Community News
Posted on: January 31, 2023

'Vintage Market Days' return to DeRidder in April

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Vintage Market Days will return to DeRidder, at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds, on April 14-16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Find ticket sales and vendor information at  vintagemarketdays.com. There will be food, shopping, entertainment an...

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Community News
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Beauregard Parish Spring Garden Forum set Saturday in DeRidder

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The Beauregard Parish Spring Garden Forum will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the War Memorial Civic Center, 250 W. 7th St., DeRidder.

The Beauregard Master Gardeners will present their Annual Garden Forum in anticipation of the 2023 spring ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

United Way of SWLA offering free tax prep program

VITA tax help

The following is from the United Way of Southwest Louisiana:

United Way of Southwest Louisiana's free tax initiative, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), is open for registration. Make appointments for any site by dialing 211. The caller will ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 7, 2023

2023 DeRidder Mardi Gras events slated

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The Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2023 DeRidder Mardi Gras events.

Events will kick off Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds.

A gumbo cookoff starts at 7 a.m. with public tasting as well as vendor shopping beginn...

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Community News
Posted on: November 12, 2022

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