City Council Meeting Tuesday

27 April 2015

The Central City Council will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, April 28) at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the school board office at 10510 Joor Road.  The public is invited.  The agenda is below. I. Preliminary Business 1) Call to Order 2) Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance 3) Roll Call 4) Approval of the minutes from […]

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CCSS School Board Meeting Tonight

27 April 2015

The CCSS School Board will meet tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. in the Central High auditorium.  The public is invited.  The agenda is below.   1. Call to Order   2. Prayer   3. Pledge   4. Roll Call   5. Recognitions (Teachers of the Year)   6. To consider approval of the minutes from […]

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GSYR Rodeo Fundraiser May 1 & 2

27 April 2015

    The Greenwell Springs Youth Riders will perform in their 57th Annual Rodeo on May 1 and 2 at the BREC Shady Park Arena off of Greenwell Springs Road.     The Youth Riders are a precision drill team that performs an impressive flag presentation and drill performance on horses. By invitation, the Youth Riders perform […]

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Baton Rouge Airport Debuts Wings for Autism Program

27 April 2015

    On April 11 the Baton Rouge Airport held its first Wings for Autism program. This event gives the families of children with autism and other sensory issues a chance to practice everything from arrival, to security, to boarding the plane.      Central resident Randi Stephens has two autistic sons. She explains "it's an unfamiliar […]

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Pointe of Grace Holding Recital

27 April 2015

    The students of the Pointe of Grace dance ministry of Grace Presbyterian Church will present their spring recital, "Transforming Grace," on Saturday, May 10, at 3:00 p.m. in the church's Activities Building at 9526 Joor Road.  The Pointe of Grace ministry exists to teach students to praise God's name with dancing (Psalm 149:3).  Everyone […]

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You’re Invited to Participate in “No PARCCing” Event

24 April 2015

    Central Speaks recognizes the strong opinions on both sides of this issue, and while we will not take a public stance on this item, we support the right of interested parties to present their views and inform the public. Press Release     Announcing a "No PARCCing " event in Lovett Road Park on Saturday, […]

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Team Olivia Day This Saturday

24 April 2015

Members of the Central community are coming together this Saturday, April 25 for Team Olivia Day.  This fun, family-friendly event is a fundraiser for Olivia Grace Lewis.  Olivia is 8 years old and has Batten Disease.  The fundraiser is to help cover her medical expenses and to raise awareness of the disease.  Come to Central […]

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Dinner Theater Fundraiser Saturday

24 April 2015

Dinner Theater Fundraiser For Friendship Baptist Youth: The Queen and the Invisible God Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Foster Road Baptist Church 11333 Foster Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70811 Tickets are free. Donations will be accepted at the door. You must register at http://tinyurl.com/friendshipesther to attend.

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

23 April 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:  04/23/15 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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Parade of Homes This Weekend; Four Central Homes Included in Tour

23 April 2015

    Capital Region Builders Association (CRBA) will hold its annual 2015 Parade of Homes with 40 new homes on tour throughout the area during the two weekends of April 25-26 and May 2-3.      The tour is free and open to the public with homes open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and […]

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