CLINTON — A proposal to open the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury's administrative and maintenance offices to the public on Fridays ran into stiff opposition before the idea could be fully discussed Monday.
CLINTON — A hearing to consider bringing criminal charges against an East Feliciana sheriff's deputy responsible for shooting a fleeing man who'd stolen chicken from an Ethel gas station has been delayed.
A former East Feliciana Parish coroner was convicted Wednesday of conspiring with her deputy coroner to falsify records in an attempt to receive payments from the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office.
Feliciana Dental announces college scholarship programFeliciana Dental announces the first Feliciana Dental Allied Health Scholarship. The merit-based scholarship is available to students in East and West Feliciana parishes and Wilkinson County. T…
Blood drive set for Friday Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center is holding a blood drive from 6:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, at Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main St., Zachary. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. To sched…
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching announced seven teachers of East Feliciana Public Schools earned a rank of Highly Effective, the highest possible rating, within the group's Value Added Model that measures student growth on state …
The Conservation Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is promoting Plastic Pollution Awareness and a clean water initiative, a news release said.
NATCHITOCHES — The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts is adding an additional Exploration Day for prospective students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 16.
Alzheimer’s Services 27th annual Education Conference: Strategies for Improving Quality of Care will be April 22.
The cross-country and track coach for the West Feliciana High School Saints, Nick Smith, has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association.
The students of the year in the West Feliciana Parish Schools are West Feliciana High School senior Anne-Claire Alberstadt, West Feliciana Middle School eighth grader Mary Mitchell and Bains Elementary School fifth grader Mary Benton Levasseur.
The curriculum for children at Bains Lower Elementary School encourages learning through play. Play experiences can range from free play to highly structured play. Purposeful play involves intentional planning and facilitation of children’s play t…
Lauren Liebkemann, a special-education teacher at West Feliciana Middle School, works with her students to bring out their best.
School "makerspaces" use readily available materials to provoke inquiry, helping students move beyond consumption to creation. At West Feliciana Middle School, students in Katherine Reed's class recently used cardboard boxes as frameworks for vide…
West Feliciana Parish Public Schools superintendent Hollis Milton recently recognized Cardell Smith, a sophomore at West Feliciana High School, for his participation in creating a documentary about Cat Island. The video was produced by Kevin McQua…
CLINTON — Mayor Mark Kemp has been scrutinizing bills and contracts from the prior administration in an effort to clean up the town's operations.
An East Feliciana Parish judge set a June 9 sentencing date for Ryan Sharpe, an alleged serial killer who told authorities the government commissioned him to shoot four men, killing three of them in a streak of violence in 2017.
DARLINGTON — Hunter Tynes says he's looking for a third donkey to run with the 35 head of cattle on his 100 acres off a lonely stretch of highway in western St. Helena Parish.
CLINTON — The Board of Aldermen gave Mayor Mark Kemp the authority Thursday to sign an agreement to give control of the town's water system to East Feliciana Rural Water System Inc., a co-operative owned by its customers.
An East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a fleeing man suspected of stealing raw chicken from an Ethel business will soon go before a grand jury that will weigh whether to bring criminal charges.
Alzheimer’s Services program set for JacksonAlzheimer’s Services is holding a Lunch-N-Learn: Outreach in Jackson on Feb. 19. "Activities for Alzheimer’s" will be presented by Alexis Sevario and Sara Caballero, interns with the LSU School of Social…
At the conclusion of Sunday’s Super Bowl, we waved goodbye to football for the next 30 weeks. It may surprise you that the regular season for high school basketball is near its end as well.
Samuel C. Hyde Jr., professor of history at Southeastern Louisiana University, will provide a look into the life of Union Gen. Halbert E. Paine at Port Hudson State Historic Site on Feb. 15. The lecture will be at noon in the museum meeting room.
Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released its dean’s list for the semester recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.
A Concept Art Exhibition Tour will show the development of "Sankofa’s Eymbrace;" an afro-fantasy comic book series 19 years in the making.
RAYMOND, Mississippi — Ashley Lopez, of Slaughter, has been named a Hinds Community College deans' scholar for the Fall 2019 semester.
At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List.
Northshore Technical Community College announced its honor rolls for the Fall 2019 semester. Students from East Baton Rouge, Ascension and East and West Feliciana parishes include:
CLINTON — The East Feliciana Parish School Board honored its Students of the Year, recognizing the top student of each of the parish's schools.
It’s the end of the day, and Mackenzie Triche, 16, is a little tired after working with her cows all day at the 2020 South Central District Livestock Show.
CLINTON — A long-running standoff between the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury and the parish coroner continued Monday when jurors declined to discuss money matters with the coroner's assistant.
If you ask Coach Tyler Howsen what his one goal coming into this season was, it would be a three-word answer: change the culture.
Nominations are open for Louisiana Wildlife Federation's 56th Conservation Achievement Awards. The program recognizes people and organizations making outstanding contributions to the natural resource welfare and environmental quality of their comm…
A resident of Zachary, Fletcher has more than 20 years of materials management experience, according to a news release. Prior to this position she was the purchasing agent at Classic Industrial.
CLINTON — East Feliciana Parish police jurors have decided to keep their salaries at the same amount they've been paid since 2016, passing on a chance to give themselves a $400 per month raise.
ST. FRANCISVILLE — West Feliciana Parish President Kenny Havard, who came into office a little more than a year ago promising to focus on infrastructure, is making early inquiries about a major reservoir and dam project in the Bayou Sara watershed…
West and East Feliciana parishes held their annual livestock show on Saturday at the 4-H Barn in the West Feliciana Sports Park.
Water treatment change coming in West Feliciana West Feliciana Water Works District No. 13 is changing its method to disinfect water to meet federal and state standards. The change is expected to go online Thursday, Jan. 30.The change should not a…
Audubon prints available for free downloadThe Audubon Society recently redesigned its website. Of interest to the Felicianas is, among the myriad information available, the ability to download high-resolution files of all of John James Audubon's "…
Last week saw one of the greatest moments in Louisiana sports history as the LSU football team defeated Clemson to become national champions. Some are calling it the best team ever, and it’s hard to disagree.
CLINTON — The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury held a second organizational meeting to start new terms Tuesday, but the outcome was different from the first session in the selection of a new parish manager.