Central’s Man, Woman of the Year for 2020

REV. TONY SPELL, WIFE SHAYE HONORED FOR FIGHTING TO PROTECT RELIGIOUS LIBERTY • By Woody Jenkins, Editor, Central City News • CENTRAL — In recognition of their historic work to protect Freedom of Religion in the United States and the persecution they have endured as a result, the Central City News is proud to recognize […]

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President’s Positive Accomplishments Led to Landslide Victory in Louisiana

Members of the Electoral College from Louisiana met in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, to  cast Louisiana’s eight Electoral College votes in accordance with the Constitution. All eight members voted to reelect President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. During the proceedings, Louisiana’s members of the […]

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Accomplishments of President Trump

• He has promoted God, the Constitution, the Founding Fathers, the Family, and the great American flag •Built 423 miles of The Wall •Appointed more than 220 federal judges including three members of the United States Supreme Court who believe in and support the Constitution as written •Supported the police and law and order •Promoted […]

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We Asked Readers of Central City News What They Would Say to President Trump in Three Sentences! Here Are Some of Their Responses

After Congress opened the votes from the Electoral College and Joe Biden was declared elected, the Central City News asked its readers what they would say to President Trump if they could do so — in no more than three sentences.  Here are their answers: •Patricia Keith Watts and Vee KayGee – Thank you President […]

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Timeline at Capitol Shows President’s Speech Could Not Have Caused Riot

The timeline of events at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, published by the Washington Post shows President Trump’s remarks that day could not have caused rioting at the U.S. Capitol.  The timeline shows Trump started speaking at 12 noon.  He ended at 1:10 p.m.  However, protesters gathered outside the Capitol at 12:30 […]

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How Joe Biden Can Bring Country Together, Heal Wounds, and Make Fresh Start for USA

 As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, he has called for the people of this country to unite together, and that is a worthy goal. Of course, unifying people with such diverse views wouldn’t be easy.  However, it is possible. The problem is, […]

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Pastor’s Legal Battles Look Promising After Landmark Supreme Court Decision in NYC

 Legal problems facing Rev. Tony Spell for holding church services at Life Tabernacle in defiance of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ orders seem less and less likely to land the Central pastor in prison.  On the contrary, it looks more and more like he will win the outstanding civil and criminal cases and could well be […]

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Central’s Man of the Year Winners Have Left Their Mark on Central Community

Since the Central City News began publication in April 2005 and the City of Central was incorporated in July 2005, the newspaper has considered naming one or more individuals as Man of the Year or Woman of the Year. No award has been given since 2017.  The award is chosen by the staff of the […]

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Qualifying to Open Next Wednesday for Central City Council, Zachary Board

Clerk of Court Doug Welborn has announced qualifying dates for upcoming spring elections in East Baton Rouge Parish. Qualifying will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20 through Friday, Jan. 22 only at the Airline branch office for the following races: •Special Election for Council Member District 1, City of Central •Special Election for Member of School Board […]

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Solid Central Team Off to 10-3 Start

The Central High Wildcats are off to an outstanding start to the 2020-2021 basketball season with a 10-3 record. They are right off a big win against McKinley. Now the Wildcats have to walk through “killer’s row” and face one highly-ranked powerhouse team after another. It’s all as head coach Sid Edwards hoped it would go. […]

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