Thursday Jun 6
in the Yard: Vitex trees
If, driving around town, you've found yourself enchanted by glimpses of little trees spiked with beautiful, cone-shaped purple blooms, you've become a fan of the vitex tree, also called the chaste tree.
Three things to do today
Because of that it'll cost you $2 to get in, but you'll have the best selection to choose from.
Zachary Plainsman News
Vitex provides late spring, summer flowers
One of the nicest small, flowering trees for Louisiana landscapes is the chaste tree or vitex .
The Town Talk
<![CDATA[Darrell and Renessa Fowlkes Jr. and Susan and Tom Stark are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Suzanne Fowlkes, to Charles Paul McTire of Alexandria. Melissa Fowlkes is the granddaughter of Darrell and Jane Fowlkes Sr. of Alexandria and Denis and Sue Brady of Lecompte. The bride-elect graduated from Holy Savior Menard High School, completed her undergraduate degree in both biology and communication disorders, and also holds a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Melissa currently works for The Therapy Center of Jefferson Davis Parish as a Speech Language Pathologist. Charles McTire is the son of Joe McTire of Pineville and the late Angela Foster of Alexandria. Charles is the grandson of Jim and Carol Rayner of Alexandria and Charles and Shirley McTire of Pineville. The groom-elect graduated from Holy Savior Menard Central High School and obtained a Bachelors degree of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Charles is currently an Electrical Engineer at Central Electric Company of Alexandria. The couple plan to unite in marriage June 1, 2013 during a 7 p.m. ceremony at the Alexandria Golf and Country Club with the reception to immediately follow. The couple plans to make their home in Alexandria.
Eight Students to Compete for Ms. LSUA Title
Eight students will participate in the 53rd Ms. LSUA competition on Saturday, April 13.