CFD Responds to Two Fires

25 July 2014

An alert motorist noticed smoke coming from a storage building in the 12900 block of Blackwater Road  on Tuesday July 22, 2014 and immediately notified the fire department.  A quick check of the property by the motorist failed to locate anyone at the residence or in a travel trailer next to the storage building.   Central, […]

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Legislator Calls for Community Comments on Immigration

25 July 2014

Press Release from Office of Rep. Hodges     State Representative Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs), who sits on the House Committee on Criminal Justice, wants to hear directly from citizens concerning the current crisis of illegal border crossings into Texas.     “Those are the voices being left out of the conversation,” Hodges said.  “I’m asking Louisiana […]

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Knights of Columbus Council 2807 Celebrates 75 Years

25 July 2014

    Grand Knight Vance Thomas Jr of the St. Alphonsus Liguori Council 2807 was presented a 75 year Diamond Certificate from the Supreme office of the Knights of Columbus. The Louisiana State Warden, Keith Lawson, presented this award. Originally the council was the Istrouma Council that was formed in 1939.  Later when the council moved […]

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In Memoriam: Jewel Clifton Robertson

25 July 2014

    Jewel Clifton Robertson, 86, of Central, LA, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Lane Regional Medical Center. He served and defended his country in the United States Air Force. He also was an avid fisherman, gardener and LSU fan. Jewel enjoyed time with his family and friends and will be dearly missed […]

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Mark Klein Pursuing Reporting Dream

25 July 2014

Article by Mia Freneaux     Central resident Mark Klein is really making a name for himself in the broadcast world.  The Central High School graduate, now attending Louisiana State University at Alexandria, has been involved for 4 years now in a weekly travelogue on KALB News Channel 5.  Entitled "Down Home Louisiana", the program explores […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

24 July 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:  07/24/14 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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CHS Football on 91.9 FM This Season

24 July 2014

    Broadcasting from right here in Central, Radio Amor 91.9 will be carrying your Central High Football games every Friday night beginning September 5th and continuing through the playoffs.     91.9 FM broadcasts over its Clinton tower and has a strong and clear signal covering all of Central.  In addition, the games can be heard […]

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School Board Spends $200,000 in 72 Hours

24 July 2014

    In early June the Central Community School Board granted permission to the contractor building the Ninth Grade Academy to use the gravel parking lot on Wax Road as a part of the construction site, leaving CHS Juniors without a place to park this school year.  This past Friday and Monday, some six weeks later, […]

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Police Department Expanding: Council & Mayor Approve Budget Increases

24 July 2014

    Central’s City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to spend $56,983 as the first step in increasing the size of what was until now an all-volunteer Police Department.  Mayor Shelton states that he will sign this funding into law “As soon as it is presented to me for signature.”     Police Chief Salsbury revealed publicly […]

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Crime Stoppers: Have You Seen These Fugitives?

24 July 2014

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