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On The Street
October 7, 2016
A night for the ladies
Ladies of all ages are invited to attend an evening of fun at Ladies Night Out on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
July 27, 2016
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
It’s that time of year again. With two full days of filling up on a variety of food, purchasing homemade art and hearing live entertainment,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party? The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hosting the third annual “Party in the Street” today, Friday,...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
It's time to Awake the Lakes
Ready for ribs? Awake the Lakes Ribfest is this Saturday at Big Ole Central Park on Second Avenue in Alexandria. To accommodate the hungry crowds,...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 22, 2016
A burst of summer fun
It's fitting that Monday was the first official day of summer because Douglas County will be sizzling with summer fun this weekend. There's something...
June 22, 2016 - 8:49am
May 4, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Bootleggers Bash
Carlos Creek Winery near Alexandria, was transformed into the Roaring ‘20s for the Douglas County Historical Society’s third annual Bootleggers...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2016
Five shows to binge on Netflix now
By Anna G. Larson, Forum News Service My ideal night involves takeout, my couch and Netflix. I'll start a series and keep watching until I can't...
March 20, 2016 - 11:00am
February 5, 2016
LETTER: Understand the importance of limiting screen time for children
To the editor: Technology is currently the main form of entertainment for children in our society. “The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over eight hours a day. Sixty one percent of children under 2 use screen media and 43 percent...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
'... like a musical twilight zone'
Funk is a way of life for Alexandria native Spencer Christensen and his musical influences are being noticed. Christensen plays guitar in the...
January 29, 2016 - 9:01am
January 6, 2016
Subscribers: Enjoy your Cabin Fever Puzzle Book
Echo Press subscribers have spent the last week enjoying the Cabin Fever Puzzle Book that was inserted into the Dec. 30 Echo Press. The book,...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Out & About around the county: Live radio play
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) hosted the live radio play It’s a Wonderful Life this past Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. at the theater...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
First Friday Concert features two performers
Peggy Weise of Brandon and Jewett Benson of Alexandria will perform at the Evansville Art Center’s (EAC) First Friday Concert on November 6...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Cassie and the Bobs to perform Thursday
Cassie and the Bobs will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, August 13 on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Lowry Day is June 13
The public is invited to attend the ninth annual Lowry Day on Saturday, June 13. The event will include a chicken and corn feed and pie social from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the fire hall. The feed is sponsored by Hatchery Bar and Grill and Oscar Lake Church. Later that night, guests can...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am