Puckett: A Community at Joor & Sullivan Road

23 January 2015

By Vicki Carney Puckett was a community that reached its peak when it had a post office from February 1, 1901 to June 30, 1912. It was located at the corner of Joor Road and Sullivan Road. The community had around 300 people and was named for the first postmaster, David D. Puckett. Bill Lewis […]

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January Grief Support Group Schedule

23 January 2015

The Hospice of Baton Rouge has announced their January H.O.P.E. 6-week Grief Support Group session schedule. Sessions provide a safe place for sharing and growth through grief. Group Facilitator is Christine Brasseaux, LMSW, THBR Social Worker. These sessions will be held at Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive (Off O’Neal Ln.), Baton Rouge, LA, […]

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New Roundabout at Joor & Gurney

23 January 2015

By later this year there will be a new roundabout at the intersection of Joor and Gurney, similar to the one at Sullivan and Gurney. Surveyors are working now, and construction should begin after school lets out in late May. If the project stays on schedule the intersection will be closed for the summer and […]

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Explore BREC’s Sandy Creek Park in Pride

23 January 2015

Join BREC this Saturday, January 24th from 9 to 11 AM for a BREC Conservation Woods Walk. Celebrate the soft opening of Sandy Creek Community Park at 21572 Carson Road, Pride, LA, 70770. Explore the trails that are open to hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers, and learn about the Sandy Creek ecosystem. Hikers should […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

22 January 2015

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:  1/22/15 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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CCAF Announces Valentine’s Ribeye Dinner Fundraiser

21 January 2015

    The Central Community Assistance Foundation (CCAF) will host a fundraising event on February 14th.  The Valentine’s Ribeye Dinner will be a nice event (restaurant attire), served on white tablecloths with Valentine decorations on each table, jazz band, door prizes, charbroiled ribeye steak dinner with a great menu, and a hors d’oeuvre table with non-alcoholic […]

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In Memoriam: Terral C DeLaney

21 January 2015

A long-time resident of Central and current resident of Watson passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Bluebonnet. He was 76, and was an Instrumentation Designer with Barnard and Burk and Copolymer. Visitation was held on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church. Visitation resumed on Friday, followed by […]

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The Central Chamber Report

21 January 2015

    Central Chamber’s President and CEO, Ron Erickson, has been elected to serve as the President of the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (LACCE) for 2015.     As an arm of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Louisiana’s State Chamber, LACCE is a membership driven, non-profit organization formed in order […]

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Central Bowling Teams Split Jamborees

20 January 2015

By Coach Godley   Central Bowling competed in their Jamborees this past Wednesday (1-14-15) at Circle Bowl with mixed results. The Boys, bowling without last year's anchor and LHSAA Individual State Champion Jacob Garretson (Senior/Captain) due to an illness, finished behind Broadmoor (2290 Total Pins) and Baton Rouge High (2142) with a scores of 782, 919 and 427 (3 Baker games) […]

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In Memoriam: Gail Robinson

20 January 2015

With overwhelming sadness and grief, the family of Gail Robinson announce her death. Gail passed away January 15th, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. She was a long time member of Blackwater United Methodist Church, and resident of Central, LA. After many years in State Government, she retired from the La. Department of Agriculture & […]

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