CHS Swim Swims Well

24 October 2014

By Coach Osborne     For the third meet in a row, Matthew Arnold won both of his individual events to lead the Wildcats.  Matthew won the 200 freestyle in 1:58.92 and the 100 backstroke in 1:01.09.  Both of those times qualify him for the state meet in those events.     Wildcats finished 1st and 3rd […]

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CPS Annual Auction and Raffle Dinner

24 October 2014

Support Central Private School through the Annual Auction & Raffle Dinner November 1st at 7 PM in the CPS High School Gym Grand Prize:  $10,000.00,   2nd Prize:  $1,000.00 $100.00 per ticket Ticket Holders will receive 2 steak dinners Winner need not be present to win cash prize All proceeds go directly back into our […]

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Obesity Presents Higher Risks for Cancer

24 October 2014

    Louisiana State University’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center recently announced a 5-year, $10 million research grant to study the comparative effectiveness of obesity treatment options for underserved populations in primary care settings, of which Ochsner Health System will take part.      We’ve all heard the warnings about obesity and its health risks, yet many of […]

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CAPA Corner: Saltiness

24 October 2014

    Mark 9:50 Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”     I can see this becoming the new southernism.  I could just hear someone in Central say, “She has just lost her saltiness.  That is what […]

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In Memoriam: Gerald Sides

24 October 2014

    A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to many, and a resident and native of Central, LA, he passed peacefully into his eternal home on Friday, October 17, 2014. He was 87. He was formerly an employee of Copolymer, but resigned his position when his children began playing sports. He often joked that […]

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Central Schools Maintain “A” Grade, Climb to No. 3 in State

23 October 2014

High School Ranks #1 for Scores on End-of-Course Tests Press Release The Central Community School System has once again earned an “A” grade from the Louisiana Department of Education, marking the third consecutive year that the district has received the state’s top rating. Central Community Schools earned a District Performance Score of 108.2, up nearly […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

23 October 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:  10/23/14 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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Frank about Football

23 October 2014

    Coach Frank Fresina joins Sid and Steve on Sports Central tonight at 5PM on 910 AM and on the TuneIn Radio App.  Join the coaches as they talk football with Wildcat players Justin Vessel, Taft Kirby and Leo Brownfield.     Get the latest on the team as they host Broadmoor on “Senior Night” in […]

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Free Movies and Voting

23 October 2014

    First I want to put in a shameless plug for next Thursday’s FREE showing of Disney’s G-Rated “Monsters Inc.”  We thought this was an excellent movie for the evening before Halloween.  Costumes are optional but welcome.     Come out the Central Square behind CVS and Cane’s for a great evening with the kids.  A […]

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Wildcat Update

23 October 2014

Central Edged Out by Zachary     The district-leading Broncos had to rely on a risky two point conversion to pull ahead of the Wildcats in the final minutes of Friday’s rivalry match in Zachary.  Central’s last minute drive to answer the score fell short, giving the Broncos the 22-21 win.     In arguably the strongest […]

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