Sarah DeJean and Cody Hunt Married at White Oak Plantation

19 December 2014

    Sarah Elizabeth DeJean and Cody Lane Hunt both of Central, were married in a 7:00pm ceremony on October 11, 2014 at White Oak Plantation in Baton Rouge, LA.  Sean Emerson, cousin of the bride, officiated.     The bride is the daughter of Terry and Tracy Rook of Greenwell Springs and Bobby DeJean of Prairieville. […]

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The Central Chamber of Commerce C4 Report: Shop Small Business Success!

19 December 2014

    The Central Chamber’s Second Annual Holiday “Shop Small Business” campaign was a tremendous success!  This year’s event was held from November 29 – December 14.       Holiday Shopping Cards were available at each participating merchant and were distributed to the students at the various Central Schools.  As the cards were used up, they […]

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Food for Fines

19 December 2014

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is hosting a program throughout the month of December as a special holiday gift for our patrons, as well as for those in need. Patrons can donate a non-perishable food item at any of the 14 Library branch locations throughout December, and the Library will waive $1 of […]

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Samuel Lee Robinson: A Legacy

19 December 2014

By Vicki Carney     History is like putting together a large, complicated puzzle. Everyone is a piece of that puzzle and each piece has to match correctly on each side to complete the puzzle. Samuel Lee Robinson was one of these puzzle pieces and it was so exciting to put this piece in its rightful […]

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Taco Bell Now Open

19 December 2014

From the City of Central Taco Bell is now open in Central at the corner of Joor and Hooper Road.  Taco Bell had a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, December 16th to celebrate the opening.  Mayor Shelton is pictured above cutting the ribbon.

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

18 December 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:  12/18/14 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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New Building for the Central Food Bank

18 December 2014

    The Central Food Bank has a brand new home! Thank you to Chase Huval (pictured in inset with Anna Marie Grissom) for his help in organizing this and making it possible. Three Central businesses sponsored the building: Patterson Homes, JBS Builders, and Camron Builders. The shelving was donated by the Central Middle Beta Club, […]

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Crime Stoppers: Have You Seen These Fugitives?

18 December 2014

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Central in 2075

18 December 2014

When I was a kid my friends and I were constantly building forts.  Whether the fort was a treehouse, a fox hole, or just a thick clump of bushes, we were sure that we could defend it against all of the imaginary attackers, and that we could live forever off of the snacks we snuck […]

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First Annual Jam Central Coming to American Farmhouse

18 December 2014

    Saturday, December 27th at 8pm American Farmhouse and Bluzman, LLC present the first annual Kenny Acosta and Lee Ferrington’s Jam Central! This free, music-filled evening will be held at American Farmhouse, 9550 Hooper Road.      Musicians include Kenny Acosta, Lee Ferrington, Jonathan “Boogie” Long, Sundance, Susan Owens, Lester “Pic” Delmore, Jared Daigle, Elvin Killerbee, […]

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