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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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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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Dr. Holmes Disputes Story on Covid Deaths

The September 2021 edition of the Central City News published a story which read as follows: “During a debate on whether students in Central schools should be required to wear masks eight hours a day, Central School Board member Dr. Keith Holmes told his fellow board members that 4 percent of the members of Central’s […]

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The War on Ivermectin

 There is a war on the drug Ivermectin.  The La. Board of Pharmacy under Gov. Edwards has attempted to ban pharmacists from filling prescriptions for Ivermectin.  The La. Department of Health has stopped allowing prescriptions for Ivermectin to be filled for Medicaid recipients. The Advocate has run many articles critical of Ivermectin, debunking it as […]

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Dr. Holmes Overstates Deaths Among Central’s School Staff

During a debate on whether students in Central schools should be required to wear masks eight hours a day, Central School Board member Dr. Keith Holmes told his fellow board members that 4 percent of the members of Central’s school staff had died because of COVID. He said the main purpose of masks was to […]

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Central School Board Refuses to Protect Teachers, Staff from Vaccination Mandate

On Aug. 25, the Central School Board held a public hearing on a proposal by parent Kim Powers that would have protected Central teachers and school employees from being terminated if they refused to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Ms. Powers warned that vaccine mandates were coming soon and the board should act immediately. After an […]

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Central School Board Bows to Mask Order Despite Pleas of Parents, Atty. Gen. Opinion

 On Aug. 25, the Central Community School Board held its second meeting on the subject of whether to comply with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ mask “mandate.” Earlier in the summer, Edwards ordered public and private schools in the state to require students and teachers to wear masks throughout the eight-hour school day. The second hearing […]

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Central Parents Come Out in Record Numbers To Ask School Board to End Mandatory Masks

By Woody Jenkins, Editor, Central City News • CENTRAL — More than 50 Central parents came to the Central School Board meeting Monday,  August 9 to demand that the school board make mask-wearing by students optional rather than follow the Governor’s statewide indoor mask mandate.  The Central parents, led by Kim Powers, proposed changes in the Central […]

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Central Parents Speak Out on Masks

By Jolice Provost, Central City News • CENTRAL — Although very reluctant to do so, the Central School Board accepted public comments on the Governor’s current statewide mask “order”.  Speakers included the following: LANCE MOULIN – I know most of you guys. I’m Lance Moulin, 17345 Berks Avenue, Greenwell Springs. Supt. Fountain, I appreciate everything you’ve done […]

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Data Shows Young People Not Vulnerable to Covid19

By Rep. Richard Nelson (R-St. Tammany) — BATON ROUGE — There have been many claims recently about the increase in serious complications from COVID-19 in children under 18. I know this has alarmed many parents who have reached out to my legislative office for more information.  On the day the Governor issued his new mask mandate, […]

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