Board Accepts $6.1 Million

The Central Community School Board has voted unanimously to accept $6.1 million in federal funds under the so-called ESSER program (Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund). In order to receive the funds, a local school board must show the efforts if any it is making toward “universal masking.”  The Central School Board points out […]

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The Insanity of Masking Students

The Central School Board continues to require students in the Central school system to wear masks throughout the eight-hour school day despite a mountain of reasons not to:  •Masks inhibit breathing and communication. •Students are not vulnerable to Covid. Only 16 students in Louisiana out of 700,000 school children have died of Covid and almost […]

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State GOP to Focus on School Boards

The Republican Party of Louisiana will focus its efforts in 2022 on electing new school board members across the state, according to State GOP chairman Louis Gurvich. The party plans to field at least 200 candidates in more than 700 school board races.  The focus will be replacing members, regardless of party, who support mandatory […]

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Constitutional Amendments: No. 2 Will Bite You!

Here are our recommendations on the Constitutional Amendments on the election ballot statewide in Louisiana on Saturday, November 13. CONSTITUTIONAL  AMENDMENTS Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 No. 1 — Centralized Sales Tax Collection Statewide — All sales taxes would be collected by the State of Louisiana instead of by each parish. It sounds good, but something […]

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Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill

 Article II of the Louisiana Constitution provides that the powers of state government shall be divided into three separate branches —Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.  It further provides that no person holding office in any one branch shall exercise power belonging to another branch.   Issues of separation of powers have been in the forefront since […]

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Rep. Valarie Hodges Endorses Kim Powers

In a letter to her constituents this week, State Rep. Valarie Hodges (R-Central) has endorsed Kimberly Powers for Central School Board, District 4 in a special election coming up on Saturday, Nov. 13. Rep. Hodges said: “Thank you for allowing me to represent you in the Louisiana House of Representatives the past 10 years!  All […]

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Rev. Spell Case Postponed

The criminal case against Rev. Tony Spell is on hold pending a decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court on his Motion to Quash the charges against him — six counts of holding worship services in violation of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ orders. At a status conference before Judge Eboni Johnson-Rose at the 19th Judicial District […]

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Port Hudson Reenactment, Seminar Nov. 5-7 at Port Hudson Historic Site

For 48 days, Confederate troops defended its fortifications and the 80-foot-high bluffs that dominate the Mississippi River in one of the longest sieges in American history.  Then after Vicksburg surrendered on July 4, 1863, the starving Southern forces at Port Hudson surrendered, effectively dividing the Confederacy and making supply lines even more difficult. Port Hudson […]

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Why Vaccine Mandates Are Illegal Under La. Constitution, Informed Consent Laws

Two constitutional attorneys who have been fighting Gov. John Bel Edwards’ mandate explained the legal position of their clients and the status of their cases at the Ronald Reagan Newsmaker Luncheon. Jeff Wittenbrink of Baton Rouge and Jimmy Faircloth of Alexandria were optimistic that their clients will ultimately prevail.  Wittenbrink represents Rev. Tony Spell of […]

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Tim Spell: Soldier, Singer, Musician

Timothy “Tim” Charles Spell II, 46 years old, beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, and friend, was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 6, 2021. He entered this world on November 9, 1974, born to Jeannie and Timothy Spell, Sr., in Baton Rouge, LA.  He was a member of Life […]

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