Community Blood Drive This Sunday

31 October 2014

    Blackwater United Methodist Church is hosting a community blood drive this Sunday, November 2nd from 9AM to 1 PM.  The drive is being put on by Our Lady of the Lake.  Blood donors get free t-shirts and should bring a picture ID and, if necessary, reading glasses.  Donors must be 17 years old or […]

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Sullivan at Greenwell Springs Signal Modification

31 October 2014

From the City of Central     On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) modified the eastbound left turn signal on Greenwell Springs Rd (LA37) at Sullivan Rd to a protected left turn on arrow only signal.   This change was recommended after a study was conducted due to multiple […]

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Central Chamber of Commerce C4 Report: A Great Monday!

31 October 2014

    The Tigers upset Ole Miss on Saturday night and the Saints were victorious over the Packers on Sunday.  In the realm of Louisiana “sportsdom” how could you top a weekend like that? Well, then came Monday!     On Monday morning, as the sun began to rise and shine on the well-manicured greens at the […]

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Today’s Newspaper PDF Online

30 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:  10/30/14 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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Statewide Election Tuesday

30 October 2014

    Louisiana’s representation to the U.S. House and Senate top the ticket as Central voters go to the polls Tuesday, November 4th, but the races that hit closest to home in Central are Districts 4, 6 and 7 of the Central School Board.     Challengers Felicia Braud, Nick Carmena and Philip Ziegler face incumbents Sharon […]

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Wildcat Update

30 October 2014

Central Falls to Broadmoor     In a tough District loss Friday night, the Wildcats ran out of steam and Broadmoor finished strong to take home a 34-22 win.  Central opened strong and took a 22-8 lead into halftime, but the Bucs rolled up 26 unanswered points in the second half.     Central’s Defense held the […]

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5 Great Central Events This Weekend

30 October 2014

“Monsters, Inc.” Movie in the Park     Tonight at 6:30 PM bring your kids and your lawn chairs or blankets to Central Square.  Enjoy the free movie on our giant 20 foot screen and free snacks & drinks.  The weather should be great and the turnout even better, so don’t miss out on this Family […]

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Crime Stoppers: Have You Seen These Fugitives?

30 October 2014

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Art League Show Opens November 2nd

29 October 2014

    The Art League of Central is proud to announce the “Exploring Dimensions of Art”  show, opening November 2 at the Central branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish  Library on Joor Road. The show will feature the works of two local artists, Sheila  Kelly and Derrel Robinson.      Sheila Kelly is a […]

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CMS 7th Grade Softball Goes Undefeated

29 October 2014

                    The 7th grade Central Middle School softball team went undefeated this year and won the Division 2 Championship of Middle Schools.  Pictured from left to right, top row: Coach Jason Wilkins, Kenley Welch, Jordanne Murray, Krystina Johnson, Grace Overhaultz, Lana Brown, Nicki Bourgeois, Coach Nicole […]

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