Delta Sigma Theta’s Beautillion 2008

Enjoy these photos from the 2008 Beautillion hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Alexandria (Louisiana) Alumane Chapter.

The Beautillion was held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center.

Beau Darian Gladney of Arlington, Texas, was crowned Mr. Beautillion, with Beau Nedrick Durham named first-runner up, and Beau Ronald “Phillip” Rhone Jr. named second-runner up.

Beau Daniel “Clay” Hamner received the Achievement Award, Beau Dabney Hamner received the Scholastic Award, and Beau Nicholas Powell was named Mr. Congenality.

Zion Hill Church ready to open $6 million Family Life Center

The Light's Nov. 15 cover

Zion Hill Baptist Church in Pineville will open its Family Life Center with four days of celebration events starting Dec. 4. Read all about the $6 million center. Click here: Pages 1-8 Pages 9-16

Publisher Sherri L. Jackson photos from Carnival Fantasy cruise

Publisher Sherri L. Jackson journeyed to Cozumel, Mexico on the Carnival Fantasy with St. Matthew Baptist Church. About 78 people from Louisiana, TexasDr. , Maryland and Seattle, Wash., participated in the church’s first cruise. Enjoy these photos

The Light’s special edition chronicling Obama’s win to the White House

The Light's special edition

Publisher Sherri L. Jackson with the help of some sponsors published a special edition of The Light to chronicle Election Day 2008 that produced Sen. Barack Obama as the next president of the United States.

Also, you can read everything you need and want to know about the local election. Click Here: The Light, special edition.

The Light, Nov. 1-14, Willie Spears inducted into GSU’s Hall of Fame

The Light, Nov. 1-14, 2008 cover

Though the Nov. 4 election is over, there’s still plenty to read inside of the Nov. 1-14 issue of The Light.

Inside you will find photos of Pineville resident Willie Spears being inducted into Grambling State University’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Click here to read this edition of The Light: Pages 1-8, Pages 9-16

Election Day, Nov. 4

Here are a few photographs that shows some of the happenings in Alexandria, Louisiana on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

My God, Barack Obama is the president elect of the U.S.

CNN is projecting that Obama is president of the United States. Who would have thought that would be the case in our life time.