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Attorney General Backs Rev. Tony Spell

For the past year, Rev. Tony Spell and the congregation at Life Tabernacle have been fought by Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome. In fact, the governor had him arrested for holding church in violation of the governor’s decrees.  However, the pastor has a new and powerful ally — Louisiana Attorney General […]

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Why the Left Loves the Masks: Jeff Crouere

Several months ago, President Joe Biden was vaccinated. In the White House, he is surrounded by people who have also been vaccinated. Nevertheless, he continues to wear a mask, even when outdoors or alone on Zoom calls with world leaders. In a recent online conference call, Biden was the only world leader wearing a mask. […]

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A Primer on How to Make Straight A’s by Woody Jenkins, editor, Central City News

Growing up on the island side of rural Pointe Coupee Parish in the early 1950’s, I was barefoot most of the time. We rented our modest little farmhouse from Mr. Pete Samson, a kindly Cajun farmer who spoke little English. The house was $20 a month. We were poor, I suppose, but I had no […]

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Time to Ditch the Masks in Central Schools

By Woody Jenkins • Editor • Central City News • CITY OF CENTRAL — There was never any justification — legally, scientifically, or rationally — for requiring students in Louisiana’s public and private schools to where a mask to school every day.  There was not a single scientific study that showed it made any difference at […]

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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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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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Will You Take Coronavirus Vaccine?

A survey of readers of the Central City News showed deep distrust of coronavirus vaccines being rolled out this week. More than 400 readers participated in the online survey.   Readers were asked the question, “Do you plan to take a Covid vaccine.  These were some of their responses: •Kathleen Fasullo Byers – NOT!! •Linda […]

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Random Thoughts from Editor’s Desk

As I work at my desk, I write down random thoughts on a wide variety of topics.  Here are a few this week: On Covid •Did you know the average life expectancy in Louisiana is 75, while the average age of Covid deaths in Louisiana is 75? While Watching the Debate •Did I understand Joe […]

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Who Is the Lawbreaker —the Pastor or the Governor?

By Woody Jenkins, Editor • SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT — For much of the past six months, Rev. Tony Spell has been called a lawbreaker by the Governor, the Mayor-President, the national media, and some of our citizens, but just what laws has he broken? Before the Governor Edwards issued his emergency orders, Rev. Spell had […]

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AG Challenges Unlawful Actions of Governor

To Hon. John Bel Edwards Dear Governor Edwards, Shortly after we – at great cost to our economy and personal freedoms – “flattened the curve,” you surprisingly applauded extraordinarily large groups of people who were gathering in violation of practically every order you had issued to contain the virus – orders which emphasized social distancing. […]

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