Jason & Megan Blackwell Welcome Twins Ethan & Olivia

22 September 2014

Jason and Megan Blackwell are excited to announce the birth of their twins, Ethan Eugene and Olivia Grace. They were born on January 17, 2014. Ethan was born at 1:39 pm. weighing 4lbs. 9oz. and 18 inches long. Olivia was born at 1:41 pm. weighing 4lbs. 3oz. and 16.5 inches long. They were welcomed home by their […]

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Register Now for “Women Making an Impact for Christ”

22 September 2014

The women of Grace Presbyterian Church (9526 Joor Road) are pleased to welcome Representative Valarie Hodges as their keynote speaker at their conference, "Women Making an Impact for Christ," on Saturday, October 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Participants will be encouraged to identify their gifts and abilities and to use them to make a positive difference […]

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Wildcat Update: CHS Football vs Morgan City

22 September 2014

In game two of the season on September 12th, Central’s Wildcats put up 57 points to overcome the 27 Morgan City racked up on big plays. This game and every Wildcat game this season was broadcast on 91.9 FM courtesy of headline sponsor Central Stat Care. Tyler Sansone started at QB and completed 9 of 12 for 168 yards and TD’s to Terrell […]

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Knights of Columbus Hold Quarterly Blood Drive

19 September 2014

Submitted by KOC The Knights of Columbus Council 2807 at St Alphonsus Catholic Church held its Quartely Blood Drive. 67 pints of blood was collected. Shown are some of the membership who provided a meal for all those who gave blood.

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Central Fire Department Honors Original Board Members

19 September 2014

Article by Central Fire Department Photo by Michael Spangler     A dedication ceremony was held at Central Fire Department Station 31 on Tuesday to honor the original Board of Directors of the Central Volunteer Fire Department.  A bronze plaque bearing the original fire department logo and  names of the eight original board members was unveiled by […]

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Movie in the Park FREE Double Feature!

19 September 2014

    Next Thursday, September 25th, since Central Community Schools are off Friday, join us for a free Movie in the Park double feature showing, on our giant 20 foot screen, Toy Story at 7:15 and Back to the Future at 8:45.  The event will be at the park behind Cane’s and CVS.     Snacks will […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

18 September 2014

As a service to our readers and our advertisers, the CentralSpeaks.com newspaper in its entirety, formatted exactly as the printed newspaper looks, is available online each week. Follow this link:  09/18/14 PDF to access the PDF. This will not change our daily posting of news as it happens, it is simply one more way for you to […]

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It’s NOT a 1927 Gym!

18 September 2014

    A careful read of the original blueprints of Central’s historic 1927 building reveals that it was built as an auditorium, not a gym.  The title on the blueprints reads “10th Ward Central High School Auditorium.”  Indeed, there are no basketball goals in the original plans, and the basketball floor was a later addition according […]

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Central Does it Again!

18 September 2014

By Mia Freneaux     Yesterday the Central Cultural Foundation handed a check for $10,000 to the Central Community School System, in compliance with the request made by the School Board at their September 8th meeting.  At that meeting, Dr. David Walker made the motion that citizens interested in saving the “old gym” collect the money […]

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Movie in the Auditorium?

18 September 2014

    Saving the 1927 CHS Auditorium, formerly known as the “Old Girls’ Gym”, is the beginning of a project that can pay great dividends for this community for a long time.  With the $10,000 deposit required by the School Board now in their hands, the work begins.     At the same time, next Thursday the […]

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