Livingston-Tangipahoa briefs for May 16, 2013

Residents asked to review master plan

Livingston Parish residents will have an opportunity to review and provide input on the new Livingston Parish Comprehensive Master Plan at two meetings.

The meetings will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, and at 8 p.m. May 23 at the Livingston Parish Council Chambers, 20399 Government Blvd., Livingston.

Those interested in reviewing the plan in advance, can visit http://winstonassociates.com/paul_temp/
+LP_ComprhensiveMasterPlan_v15_toPC_clnwmaps.pdf.

SLU offering online vehicle registration

Southeastern Louisiana University students can now register their vehicle information online to purchase parking permits, university officials said.

To register online, students should log onto their Leonet account, go to self-serve and select vehicle registration, select the appropriate term from the list, then select the type of vehicle and insert the requested information, officials recommend.

The Parking Department will issue permits in the fall semester at the University Center until after the second day classes begin and then move to the Parking Office, located in Pride Hall. During the spring and summer semesters, permits will be issued at the Parking Office only.

Summer camp aims at abuse prevention

The Denham Springs High School’s Jackets Against Destructive Decisions will host Protecting You/Protecting Me camp June 3 through June 7 for youths in grades first through fifth.

The morning session will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Grey’s Creek Elementary, 11400 La. 1033, Denham Springs; and the afternoon session will be from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lewis Vincent Elementary, 7686 Vincent Road, Denham Springs.

Trained high-school students will lead the camp, a science-based, alcohol use prevention summer camp for elementary students, organizers said.

The cost is $80. To register, visit http://www.py-pm.com.

Landrieu to address chamber meeting

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., will speak at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce special meeting at noon Friday at Carter Plantation’s Magnolia Ballroom, 23475 Carter Cemetery Road, Springfield.

Check-in will begin at 11:15 a.m. The cost is $25.

For more information, contact the Chamber Business Office at (225) 665-8155.

LIGO science event
includes public tour

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory will host Get Inspired at from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at LIGO Science Education Center, 19100 Ligo Road, Livingston.

Participants will explore perception.

Every Science Saturday, visitors can tour of the facility and talk to a LIGO science specialists. Visitors can explore and interact with more than 40 LIGO science concept exhibits.

For directions, or information, log on to http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/SEC.html or call (225) 686-3173.