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Ice cream shop to open new St. Francisville store next to pizza restaurant this spring
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) — An ice cream shop in St. Francisville plans to bring back old community favorites in a new location. Owner Amanda Deville said Away Down South, 5725 N. Commerce St., “will open late March or early April.”. She said the ice cream parlor “will...
66-year-old missing out of Wilkinson County
Philip “Tip” Gordon was last seen Thursday Feb 15, 2024 in Crosby, MS. If you see or hear from Tip, please call 911 or 601-888-3511.
Death and redemption in an American prison
This story originally appeared in KFF Health News. Steven Garner doesn’t like to talk about the day that changed his life. A New Orleans barroom altercation in 1990 escalated to the point where Garner, then 18, and his younger brother Glenn shot and killed another man. The Garners claimed self-defense, but a jury found them […] The post Death and redemption in an American prison appeared first on Colorado Newsline.
Former Zachary mayor tapped to fill East Feliciana Police Jury parish manager job
The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury voted Monday to offer the job of parish manager to former Zachary Mayor David Amrhein. The parish manager oversees the jury’s day-to-day operations, and the position has been open for a year since the resignation of former manager Joseph Moreau. Jury Secretary Yamesha Harris has had the title of interim manager since Moreau left.
First Black police chief in Zachary talks about making history, plans for community, love of the job
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The City of Zachary police chief made history and didn’t know it. Chief Darryl Lawrence is Zachary’s first Black police chief and has served within the city’s police force for over three decades. He first started as a volunteer police officer.
Northwestern Elementary kindergartners sample Louisiana foods from storybook
Northwestern Elementary School kindergartners got a taste of Louisiana on Feb. 8 at school. The event was based on Johnette Downing’s song and book, “Today is Monday in Louisiana,” which takes children through a culinary calendar that brings a meal a day to the table representing Cajun, Creole, African and French foods from Louisiana. As the song and story goes, on Monday, there are red beans to eat, Tuesday brings po-boys, Wednesday is gumbo day, and so on.
Feliciana students named to University of Alabama fall 2023 honors list
Tatum Walker, of Clinton, and Laura Leak, of St. Francisville, were named to the University of Alabama presidents list for fall semester 2023. A total of 13,950 students enrolled during fall semester 2023 at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's list with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the president's list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
See how a big third quarter helped propel Zachary past a long-time rival
The third time was a charm in more ways than one for Zachary. By ousting Ponchatoula 59-47 in a Division I nonselect girls regional playoff game Monday night, the sixth-seeded Broncos exorcised ghosts of playoffs past and more. “This is pretty big for us because they came to our home...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Livonia as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Around the Felicianas for Feb. 21, 2024
Experience The Art of Haiti at the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum, 11757 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. A reception is planned from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. Selected works from The Stokes Haitian Art Collection will be available for purchase along with books and catalogs. Baton Rouge...
First-quarter lead did not hold up for one team in West Feliciana vs. Brusly girls
The West Feliciana girls held a 12-8 lead after one quarter, but the Brusly defense stepped up as the Panthers won the next three quarters. Brusly outscored West Feliciana 42-23 over the final 24 minutes as the Panthers prevailed 50-35 on Monday night in a Division II nonselect girls basketball regional playoff game at Brusly.
East and West Feliciana Council on Aging activities starting Feb. 21, 2024
The schedules for West and East Feliciana Council on Aging facilities are as follows:. 12292 Jackson Road, St. Francisville, (225) 635-6719. Start time for all activities is 10 a.m. First and third Monday: Line dance. Fourth Monday: Religious service. Tuesdays: Nutrition education. Wednesdays: Exercise/yoga. Thursdays: Bible study. Fridays: Bingo/movie/excursion. All...
Courtney Day named Lane 2023 MVP
Courtney Day was named 2023 Most Valuable Player of the Year at Lane Regional Medical Center. Day is a nurse in Lane’s Staff Development Department and was recognized for her dedication, outstanding work ethic and customer service skills, a news release said. She was nominated by a co-worker who...
'Out of hand': Must Luv Dogs head says stray animal situation in East Feliciana is dire
Just about every day, Cindy Shotwell logs into her email account to find new messages with a familiar plea: Someone asking for help with a dog they’ve found roaming the roads of East Feliciana Parish. Shotwell — the director of Must Luv Dogs, a Zachary-based animal rescue and fostering...
Seniors celebrate Valentines and Mardi Gras during a party at the East Feliciana Council on Aging
The East Feliciana Council on Aging’s seniors from both of its sites gathered to celebrate Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day at the Jackson site on Feb. 9. Those that arrived early snacked on popcorn and sipped on bottled water while they socialized with friends with Mardi Gras music in the background. Upon arrival each received a ticket for a chance at winning Valentine candy and other door prizes that were given out during the party.
Livonia Carnival Association honors Disney favorites at 40th annual Mardi Gras parade
“Celebrating 100 Years of Disney” was the theme as the Livonia Carnival Association’s 40th annual Mardi Gras parade rolled on Sunday. Michael “Todd” Blanchard reigned as king. Blanchard and his late wife Trudy Canezaro Blanchard are the parents of Dustin and Kyle Blanchard. The king has...
New Roads Lions Club rolls for 80th time with king, queen, dukes and duchesses
Dr. Brian Joseph LeBlanc and Jenna Elaine Guidry reigned as king and queen of the 80th annual New Roads Lions Club Mardi Gras parade on Tuesday. LeBlanc received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and his medical doctorate degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, followed by residency and specialty degree of family medicine in Lafayette through LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans. He is a board-certified family medicine physician who has been employed by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in New Roads for 25 years.
CASA volunteer training for 18th Judicial District Court set to begin Feb. 26
As of Jan. 31, more than 90 children in the district’s three parishes – Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge and Iberville – need a Court Appointed Special Advocate. For children in foster care, every day can feel like a battle for love and stability. But with a...
Around Zachary for Feb. 21, 2024
The 18th annual One Book One Community initiative will highlight Max Miller’s book “Tasting History” and have many other culinary and historical programs for all ages. It begins with a kickoff party from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., March 8, at the Main Library at Goodwood, featuring live music by RJ & Zydeco Smoove, free food, children’s activities, community organizations and more. The six-week celebration will end in a presentation by Max Miller at the Main Library at Goodwood at 10 a.m., April 20.
Highschool Basketball | 19 February Brusly Girls Game Notice
The Brusly Girls Basketball team will have a Playoff game with West Feliciana(St. Francisville, LA) on 19 February, 2024, None. As of now, Panthers has won 6 games and lost 4 games, and the winning rate is 0.6.