SPRING FESTIVAL. The town of Ashland is celebrating spring with its Spring Festival all day Saturday. There will be food, music, a parade at 10 am and an all-day flea market.
EASTER EGG HUNT. Fairview Baptist Church on Highway 71 is holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 15th. It starts at 10 am and lasts until noon. They are having slides, a jump house and hamburgers.
THEY’RE MOVING IN. Open Door Fellowship will hold a night of worship tonight, April 7th in their new worship center. They moved the furniture in this week and are getting everything ready. The official grand opening will be scheduled in the near future.
BATTLEFIELD DEDICATION. Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser will be at the Mansfield State Historic Site Today (Apr 7th) joining CLECO and the Civil War Trust to announce the permanent protection of hallowed ground at the Mansfield Battlefield in DeSoto parish. The battle of Mansfield was the last Confederate campaign victory of the Civil War. It was fought April 8, 1864. The ceremony begins at 11:00 am.
TRAFFIC SLOW-DOWN ON THE WAY TO CASTOR. If you are heading to Castor expect some delay on LA 153 near Castor. The roadway is restricted to one lane 24 hours a day. A flagger will direct you. This is to tie in the newly completed bridge to the roadway. Work is expected to be complete by April 10th.