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Commemoration of Battle of Baton Rouge At Historic Magnolia Cemetery on Aug. 7

The annual Battle of Baton Rouge Commemorative Ceremony will be held in the Historic Magnolia Cemetery at Florida Boulevard and 19th Street,  on Saturday, August 7.  The event will mark the Battle of Baton Rouge during the Civil War, which took place on August 5, 1862. At 9 a.m., displays will include funeral memorabilia, Civil […]

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Greenwell Springs Youth Riders to Host Pro Rodeo at Shady Park Arena May 7-8

The Greenwell Springs Youth Riders is a Western-style equestrian drill team with membership from ages 8 to 18 years. Founded more than 60 years ago, this organization performs at rodeos, parades and drill competitions.  This year, they celebrate the 63rd annual Pro Rodeo, May 7 and May 8 at the BREC Shady Park Arena, 7585 […]

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Central Middle Food Drive

The Central Middle School Student Council held a food drive the week of November 9-13, 2020 for the Central Foodbank.  The entire school participated and donated more than 1,200 items. CMS Student Council sponsors, Mrs. Ilboudo and Coach Hunt, expressed their appreciation to the entire student body at CMS for participating.   

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Wildcat to Cheer for LSU

Bailey Mitchell, a 2020 graduate of Central High School and former Wildcat varsity cheerleader, will be cheering for the LSU Tigers this fall. She is the third Central Wildcat in the past five years to make the LSU cheer team.  Bailey was a member of the 2018 and 2019 National Championship teams from Central High […]

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Two from St. Alphonsus Ordained Deacons

Bishop Michael G. Duca of Baton Rouge ordained six Baton Rouge area men to the diaconate on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at St. Joseph Cathedral downtown. Two of the new deacons are from St. Alphonsus in Central: •Deacon Mark Reynaud has been assigned to Most Blessed Sacrament. •Deacon Alec Campbell has been assigned to St. […]

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America’s Youth Conference July 15-17 at Life Tabernacle

More than 2,000 young people from across nation have registered to attend America’s Youth Conference July 15-17 at Life Tabernacle Church, 9323 Hooper Road in Central. Registration is free and includes all general sessions and activities. Food will be available for purchase. The program includes sessions at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 11 […]

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Journey to Bethlehem Blackwater Methodist

Blackwater United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual drive-through Nativity story, Journey to Bethlehem, on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15.  Make the Spirit of the Season come alive for you and your family! Drive over to 10000 Blackwater Rd., Central, LA, 70714, anytime between 6 to 8 p.m. both nights to experience […]

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New Program For Seniors at Food Bank

The Central  Food Bank has announced it is partnering with Associated Catholic Charities to bring the monthly commodity program closer to home! If you are a senior age 60 or older, living in the City of Central and would like to apply for the commodity program, you may fill out an application at the City […]

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Troop 322 to Honor All Eagles, Scoutmasters At Banquet on Sept. 29

 Boy Scouts Troop 322 of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church is seeking to contact all its Eagle Scouts and former Scoutmasters.  A banquet to honor them is being planned for Sunday, Sept. 29.  If you are an Eagle Scout, a former Scoutmaster from Troop 322, or know someone who is, please contact Cindi Schlatre in the […]

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Central Intermediate’s Lemonade Day

 Last Friday, Central Intermediate School students participated in Lemonade Day, the event sponsored by Raising Cane’s founder Todd Graves, which seeks to encourage entrepreneurship in children.  The event was held indoors because of rain. Each 5th grade class worked together to create a unique theme for their stand, offering different recipes and fun-themed snacks.  Some […]

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