Important Cooking in Central Meetings Scheduled

18 April 2014

Monday April 21st , 12:00 Noon at DeAngelo's Tuesday April 28th, 6:00 p.m. at Me Pa's   Tickets are available for purchase at all schools, school organizations, Ross Tire & Service, and Rotary Club members. We are looking forward to the May 30th & 31st event at the St. Alphonsus Church Grounds.   If you […]

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Precious Memories, How They Linger

18 April 2014

    I had the privilege of reuniting two fine Central ladies that grew up together in the City of Central and still reside here today. Mrs. Iris Walker (bottom photo, left), born Iris Elaine Shaffett and Aunt Boots Graham (bottom photo, right), born Rema Lee Harrington, reminisced and shared their stories. They took me on […]

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RWC Meeting This Monday

18 April 2014

RWC Press Release     The first $1,000 College Scholarship will be awarded to a Central graduating senior at the Republican Women of Central's Membership Dinner and Meeting being held Monday, April 21, 2014 at Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant, 14140 Greenwell Springs Road in Central.      RWC members, guests and those interested in becoming members are […]

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Free Kids’ Egg Hunt Tomorrow

18 April 2014

    This Saturday, April 19th, MePa’s Diner and Central Perk are joining to host a free egg hunt for the kids.  The event will be from 10AM until 2PM.  Prizes will be awarded for most eggs found and for the finder of “the golden egg.”  Bring the kids out for a free fun time!

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CHS Baseball Players Chosen For All-Star Game

18 April 2014

            Submitted by Ronald Edgens         Cole Edgens (pictured above, left) and Preston Fondren (above, right) were recently selected to participate in the Louisiana State All-Star game, which is scheduled to be played the weekend of May 30-31. The players will be part of a team of players from all […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

17 April 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:  04/17/14 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 […]

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Festival of Two Rivers May 2-4

17 April 2014

    The St. Alphonsus Festival of Two Rivers is coming soon!  The annual festival and fundraiser benefits St. Alphonsus Church and School, and the event is open to the community for a fun weekend.  Festival hours are 5 to 11PM on Friday, 11AM to 10PM on Saturday, and 11AM to 5PM on Sunday.  Entertainment scheduled […]

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You Can’t Un-Ring A Bell

17 April 2014

    The Central Community School Board has given the Central community a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save the historic 1927 gymnasium on the original site of the first “Central School” from demolition.     Travel through almost any town, stop long enough to look around, and you will invariably see some historic building that has been preserved. […]

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Save the Gym: Community Support Needed For Once-In-A-Lifetime Project

17 April 2014

    The Gym on the original “Central School” property at Hooper and Sullivan has been a part of the life of Central since 1927.  Graduations, ball games, and classes have were held here for almost 75 years until it was taken out of use in the early 2000’s.  Now, 87 years later, the Central community […]

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People’s Bank Big Egg Easter Raffle Monday

17 April 2014

People's Bank, with the help of several local sponsors, is coordinating the People’s Bank Big Egg Easter Raffle, a charity raffle to raise funds to fight breast cancer through the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Prizes include gift cards, merchandise, and discounts from Central businesses, as well as an all-in-one crawfish boiling system by Cajun Craft […]

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