Archive for: August, 2014

Lennon Claire Biessenberger welcomed home

Sloane and Amy Grace Biessenberger of Lake Charles announce the birth of their daughter, Lennon Claire, born on August 12, 2014, at Lake Charles Memorial, Gauthier Campus, in Lake Charles.

Dogs score ‘victory’ with Lafayette High draw

Although the scoreboard will say 21-21, fans of the Jennings Bulldogs should view Thursday’s jamboree contest as a win for JHS, as anybody who saw the size and speed differentials between the 3A Dogs and 5A Mighty Lions would have bet Lafayette High would blow Jennings out of the water. The Dogs showed great heart […]

King Arthur doesn’t vote in JDP

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH Campaign season is here! This means you and I only have to suffer through automated phone calls and mudslinging until Nov. 4, which is just nine and a half weeks away. Yes, I counted.  I had the vision-blurring task of following candidate qualifying throughout a three-day period recently, and […]

La. abortion law ruling expected before Monday

A federal judge will rule before Monday on a request to block enforcement of Louisiana’s new, restrictive abortion law while a lawsuit seeking to overturn it remains in court, attorneys for both sides said Friday. The law, which requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital, is scheduled to go […]

Liza D. Louvier

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Liza Louvier, 94, of Evangeline, will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Evangeline on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating her services. Mrs. Liza passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. A gathering of family and friends will be held […]

Setting Goals

   Though the school year only kicked off three weeks ago, Lake Arthur Elementary School (LAES) is already busy tackling goals. Here, fifth grade teacher Sharon Berken met with Whitney Zaunbrecher to set yearly goals. Hosting student conferences and using student data to drive instruction is part of the educational process at LAES, according to […]

Home, Sweet Home

   Second grade students at Hathaway High recently learned about animal habitats. The kids were able to have a hands-on experience by recreating the habitats in which some of their favorite animals dwell. Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

Sex offender booked into jail

A sex offender is in the parish jail without a bond after citizens complained of his presence in a park.

Idle gossip and minding your own business

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD I’ve heard it said that “If someone will talk to you about others, that they will talk to others about you.” I think about this every time I hear other parties become overly chatty about their colleagues, neighbors, relatives, or friends. Weather the conversation is directed to […]

Parent involvement can help schools get healthier

Because children spend most of their time in classrooms, schools are an ideal setting for healthy behaviors to be taught and modeled. Therefore, parents are speaking up and getting involved in an effort to improve the health of their children at schools. One Washington, D.C. mother of two Roots Charter School students recognized the need […]

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