How Election Was Stolen

 Election Day in the United States, held this year on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, was really a series of 51 separate elections — one in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The vote total in each determines how the electoral votes of that state or district will be cast in the […]

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New York Times Election Report Reveals 104,984 Stolen Votes in Ga, 347,768 in PA

After every election, the Central City News publishes precinct-by-precinct voting returns to let our readers know how the people of Central voted.  In preparation for this issue, we did that once again.  However, we found the data to be virtually useless.  Nearly 100,000 voters in East Baton Rouge Parish took part in early voting or […]

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Noel Looks to Finish Strong for Metro Council

Brandon Noel has announced his candidacy for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Council, District 1 seat.  Noel first entered public service in 2010, when he ran for a Zachary City Council seat at the age of 27.  He won that election and assumed office on January 10, 2011. He was reelected in 2014 and again in […]

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Chris Hester a Great Choice for Seat On State 1st Circuit Court of Appeal

The Central City News is pleased to endorse City Judge Chris Hester for the First Circuit Court of Appeal in the Dec. 5 runoff election. Judge Hester is a man of integrity and a fine judge. We are certain he will do a fine job representing all of us. Judge Hester was elected city judge […]

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Rev. Spell Asks Supreme Court To Protect Freedom of Religion

Rev. Tony Spell of Life Tabernacle Church in Central last week filed an application for relief with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito. Rev. Spell is one of the few pastors in America who has held in-person church services throughout the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the pastor has been twice arrested, fingerprinted, put […]

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Central Mayor David Barrow Says Thibodeaux Rd. Work Coming in ’21

 Thibodeaux Rd improvements are coming in 2021. Other roadway projects are being planned. As part of planning for the future of our roadways, I am pleased to announce several projects that are being planned and one that will be starting in early 2021. Our sales taxes are up, and an appropriate use of these funds […]

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Rylan Tranchina’s First Deer

Central Intermediate fourth grader Rylan Tranchina harvested her first deer in Livingston on Nov. 1 at 5:11 in the evening at a distance of 102 yards The deer weighed in at 115 pounds.

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Greater BR State Fair Scholarship Winner

  The Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation and the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair hosted a reception at Drusilla Catering on Sunday, Oct. 25 to honor the high school scholarship winners for 2020.  The winner from Central High School was Keely Ana Strickland. The scholarships are presented annually to students based on their volunteer activities […]

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2020 CHS Homecoming Court Alyssa Guillot Crowned Queen

Central High School presented its annual homecoming court and crowned senior Alyssa Guillot queen at the homecoming game against the Scotlandvill Hornets.  Last year’s homecoming queen, Miss Faith Huguet, returned to Wildcat Stadium for the homecoming festivities. Faith is a student at the University of Arizona majoring in dance. She has plans to graduate with […]

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Firehouse Barbecue’s Free Thanksgiving

It has been a difficult year for Danielle Bunch of Firehouse Barbecue in Watson.  She purchased the restaurant June 1 and shortly thereafter began being harassed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who ordered her shut down for not requiring customers to wear a mask.  However, Ms. Bunch has stood strong and refused to require masks. […]

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