In Memoriam: James Robertson

04 March 2015

    James Lloyd Robertson, 55, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at his home in Pride, LA. He was a servant at heart, serving his Lord through being a member of Milldale Baptist Church where he helped cook and serve countless meals. He retired as an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy. James was an avid […]

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Two CHS Soccer Players Selected for All-District Teams

04 March 2015

                    By Coach Melton     Congratulations to these two great young men on being selected to the Division I District 4 All District teams. Ross Melton (pictured, left) was selected to the First team as a forward. He scored 13 goals this season and had 5 […]

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Central Resident Strives to Bring Autism Care to Central

04 March 2015

By Steve Whitlow     Longtime Central resident Debbie Dougherty had no prior experience with children on the autism spectrum.  In fact, Debbie was not familiar with autism beyond what she had seen on television or in the movie “Rainman.”  However, when her beautiful granddaughter Kensley Anne was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Debbie was thrust […]

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CAYL Umpires Needed

04 March 2015

CAYL Baseball/Softball leagues looking for umpires with baseball/softball knowledge in regards to rules and game specifics. Looking for individuals over 18 years of age. Anyone interested, please contact Henry Goudeau at 225-202-6127.

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Zoar T-Ball and Coaches’ Pitch Now Registering

04 March 2015

Zoar's 1 Timothy 4:8 Ministries is now registering for T-Ball ages 3-5 and Coaches' Pitch ages 6-8.  Only 1 practice and 1 game per week.  Forms will be in Zoar Baptist Church office at 261-3434.  You can also contact Chad Rizzutto at 225-572-7585 for more information.

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CAPA Corner: Why Do We Do The Things We Do?

03 March 2015

    Why do we do the things that we do? Big question, right? It's been asked of me too many times to count and in such a variety of ways. My favorite is, "Are you outta your mind? Why did you do that?" That one is my wife's go-to line.     This question before us […]

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The Central Chamber Report: Celebrating 10 Years of the Chamber’s Service!

03 March 2015

    NEW LOGO FOR 2015 and BEYOND!  THANK YOU for 10 Years of the Chamber’s Opportunity to Serve!       Last Thursday evening we held our 5th annual Central Chamber Awards Banquet in conjunction with The Art League of Central, Central Community Assistance foundation, Central Speaks, and the Rotary Club of Central.  The evening was […]

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CHS Bowling Puts Up Big Numbers Against Denham Springs

03 March 2015

BOYS – GARRETSON SETS SCHOOL RECORD                 For the second time this season, Central (8-0) crushed Denham Springs (2-6) on Wednesday (2-25-15).  Earlier this season the Wildcats beat the Yellow Jackets 25-2 and this time the Wildcats bettered that score for a 26-1 victory.                 Central came out with a great 1128 in Game 1 […]

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Pride High School 50 Year Class Reunion

03 March 2015

Pride High School Class of 1965 – 50 Year Class Reunion Save the date: Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Sammy's Grill in Zachary – 20335 Old Scenic Highway   For more information and cost, contact Glynda Hunt at 225-931-2795 or Phyllis Williams at 573-255-3625.

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Owen and Ada Prestridge Celebrate 60th Anniversary

03 March 2015

    On January 8, 2015 Owen and Ada Prestridge celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a luncheon that was hosted by their 7 children and loved ones. The Prestridges have been residents of Lovett Road in Central for 59 years and are blessed with 26 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren with 2 due this spring. Mrs. […]

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