Fall activities in sight
East Feliciana homecoming announcedEast Feliciana High School's 2019 homecoming theme is “Come One, Come All, to the Greatest Homecoming of Them All.”The coronation will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at East Feliciana Professional Development Lear…
DENHAM SPRINGS — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy made a special visit to the Denham Springs High School STEM & Robotic Center during his visit to Livingston Parish last week.
With the fall and winter outdoor season underway in Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division is reminding hunters about boating safety during the hunting season.
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s Office of State Parks is partnering with the National Environmental Education Foundation for the 2019 National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28.
The YMCA of the Capital Area is highlighting its programs to reduce older adults' risk of falling in recognition of National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 22.
Among the 31 Louisiana 4-H members who participated in the Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington, D.C., this summer were four from Ascension Parish: Abby Lobell, Karlie Lobell, Stacey Kloosterman and Alex Sullivan.
A West Baton Rouge deputy who fatally shot a Port Allen man during a narcotics raid this summer was dropped from an unrelated excessive force lawsuit after a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the man suing him is ineligible to seek damages becaus…
The East Ascension High School Spartans will play their homecoming football game against the Raiders of Northwest High School at 7 p.m. Sept. 20.
WATSON — The Army Corps of Engineers and the Kansas City Southern Railroad have reached an agreement in principle on long-term maintenance for a new railroad bridge planned over the future Comite River Diversion Canal, a Corps project manager said…
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Emergency Alert System encourages students, faculty and staff to register for notices via phone, text or email addresses in addition to school email accounts, which are automatically registered, a news…
Independence Leadership Academy promoted the Summer Reading Program at the Independence Branch Library by awarding incentives to the students who read books and attended programs at the library.
Holy Ghost Catholic School's National Junior Honor Society recently announced its officers for the 2019-20 school year.
Folks interested in the history and culture of Tangipahoa Parish shouldn't miss the celebration occurring across the parish Thursday through Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS — The Life & Legacy Tour featuring the art and life of George Rodrigue returns this fall with stops at schools across California, Florida, Louisiana and Texas.
Three members of Girl Scout Troop 30004, a mutlilevel troop in the Ponchatoula area, earned their Bronze Award for building wooden nesting boxes to keep farm bunnies warm last winter. The Bronze Award is the highest award available for Girl Scout …
LIVINGSTON — Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Jeff Beatty received a 2019 Law Enforcement Officer Distinguished Service Awards at the Louisiana Bankers Association Annual Security Meeting.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Adapted physical education teacher Lisa Dugas at Juban Parc Elementary School was recently awarded a $500 grant from Cox Communication through its Cox Charities Foundation to create a sensory room at the school.
The Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club held its September meeting at PMC Tools in Hammond to learn how to build and upholster chairs and to discuss club business and upcoming community service projects.
When Plank Road charted a path to developing blue-collar plant jobs, families living along Choctaw, Tecumseh and Chippewa started a tradition at Istrouma High that helped preserve the Native American legacy at the heart of Baton Rouge’s founding.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Opera/Music Theatre Workshop will present the Broadway musical “Cabaret” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Hammond.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Pelican State Credit Union hosted a free Financial Wellness Workshop in Denham Springs on Aug. 27, at the Livingston Parish Library’s Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
CLINTON — Fourteen Allstate agency owners and staff from Louisiana recently came together to volunteer and secure a $20,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant to benefit the Dream Day Foundation, a news release said. The Dream Day Foundation …
West Feliciana Animal Humane Society is a volunteer group that works in collaboration with the parish government to handle dog and cat adoptions at West Feliciana Parish's James L. "Bo" Bryant Animal Shelter.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents wrote 78 citations to 62 subjects for alleged dove hunting related violations during the opening weekend of the dove season, Sept. 7-8.
The southeastern chain Shoe Station is partnering with United Way to launch the retailer's Every Step, Every Community initiative Sept. 20 in its 21 stores in five states.
The National Merit Scholarship Program has chosen Runnels High School senior Aubri Watts as a semifinalist in its 2020 scholarship program, and senior Eric Ho as a commended student.
Runnels School eighth grader Ben Hader, who is president of the Louisiana Junior Beta Club, and club members Sarah Golda, Kate Kelfstrom and Caroline Pousson participated in the national Junior Beta Club convention June 14-18 in Oklahoma City.
Experienced immigration attorneys and volunteers will provide free legal assistance for qualified legal residents seeking to become U.S. citizens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S…
With the selection of the homecoming court, plans are taking shape for St. Michael the Archangel High School's big game against Archbishop Hannan High School at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Olympia Stadium.
Cox Communications employees drove throughout Ascension, Livingston and East Baton Rouge parishes Aug. 30 to deliver more than $18,000 to teachers through the Cox Charities Community Investment program, which is funded by employees.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School student Jenesis Stewart, 15, was awarded a gold medal in recognition of her participation and sportsmanship in the Youth Peace Olympics, a program of the Louisiana Center for Health Equity and the Together We Are Mor…
Applications are being accepted through Sept. 23 for $500 Reach-A-Kid, Teach-A-Kid grants provided by Eatel Corp., a Gonzales-based local communications provider. The grants will help 10 Ascension Parish teachers implement innovative and creative …
The Greater Baton Rouge Region 4-H Tech Club has finished third in the nation in an educational map gallery competition sponsored by ESRI, a company that sells geographic information systems software.
New members who joined Girl Scouts and registerd by Sept. 15 are eligible to attend the Scouts' B.I.G. Event from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at LSU. The cost is $10 for girl members; adults are admitted free.