Central Bloomers Annual Plant Sale Tomorrow

22 May 2015

Everyone is invited to the annual Central Bloomers Plant Sale! The event is tomorrow (Saturday) from 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. at 16524 Quiet Oaks Avenue in Greenwell Springs. Come see the beautiful plants they have to offer!  

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CHS Concert Choir Is Superior at State

22 May 2015

In April, the Central High School Concert Choir competed at State Festival in Lake Charles.  The choir was among the top chosen in the state to compete.  The choir scored a superior at state festival which qualified them to attend state next year.  The students have worked extremely hard to get to this point this […]

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O.M.G. Conference May 30

22 May 2015

    The Outstanding Mature Girlz (O.M.G.) Conference is a free, fun, informative event, held in honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, will be taking place on Saturday, May 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the campus of Southern University in the Student Union Ballroom.  All girls ages 10 and up […]

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In Memoriam: Thelma Elaine Watts Holstein

22 May 2015

    "The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want…." Psalm 23  Thelma Elaine Watts Holstein, 80, of  Central, LA, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Golden Age Nursing Home, Denham Springs. Elaine made Psalm 23 a daily part of her life. She served her Lord as a Sunday School teacher at Galilee […]

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Intersection Closure

22 May 2015

Due to construction to build the new roundabout, the intersection of Joor and Gurney Road will be CLOSED beginning on June 1.  Plan extra time in your commute if necessary to work around the closure.  The intersection will likely be closed for the summer as the roundabout is in progress.

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H.O.P.E. Support Group Sessions Begin in June

22 May 2015

    The Hospice of Baton Rouge provides the H.O.P.E. Support Group at Ochsner Medical Center off of O’Neal Lane.  This is a 6-week support group session that provides a safe place for sharing and growth through grief.  The group facilitator is Christine Brasseaux, LMSW, THBR Social Worker.  The next Monday evening group series begins next […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

21 May 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:  05/21/15 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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Coach Sid on Football

21 May 2015

    CHS Coach and Athletic Director Sid Edwards returns to the Sports Central radio show this Thursday at 5PM on WUBR AM 910.     Sid joins co-host Steve Johnson for an in-depth look at the upcoming football season with newly named Offensive Coordinator David Dykes and returning Defensive Coordinator Ken Hilton.     Join the show […]

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Flood Insurance – The FEMA Dilemma

21 May 2015

    Almost three years ago, in September of 2012, Council Member Aaron Moak introduced legislation to fund a flood study of the Beaver Bayou watershed area of Central, a process that is estimated to save well over 1,000 Central homeowners a collective $1 million or more per year in insurance premiums.     This process was […]

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Students Support Torch Run

21 May 2015

​Pictured: First Row:  Jasmine Brown, Andrew Clark, Rebekah Phillips;  Second Row:  Kaetlyn Finn, Trinity Turner, Haley Bourgeois, Laura Bouquet, Jasmine Bell, Cesar Silva;  Third Row: Dawson Richardson, Olivia Verde, Lynzlee Milliken, Claire Fontenot, Tallie Fresina, Coach Matt;  Fourth Row: Corp. Terry Carter,  Natarsha Paul, Scott Hester, Dep. John Simoneaux, Renee Fauver, Dep. Sonya Hardin, Dep. Robert […]

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