Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, Walker Mayor Bobby Font and the Pelican State Friends of the National Rifle Association will host the free Annual Hunters’ Sight-In Sept. 6 to Sept. 8 and Oct. 6 at the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office training center on Woodside Drive, next to the Woodside Landfill.
The sight-in will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 and Oct. 6.
Members of the Friends of the NRA will be at the event to check weapons for serviceability, mount scopes and perform minor repairs for free. Several members from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office range staff and Special Operations Division will shoot and assist in zeroing weapons.
Only hunting rifles and pistols appropriate for hunting are eligible for the service, organizers said. All targets, ear muffs, tools and cleaning equipment will be provided.
For more information, call Mayor Font at (225) 665-4356, or the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Center at (225) 686-2241, extention 701.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University along with the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Livingston Economic Development Center will host a seminar to introduce the STEP (State Trade and Export Promotion) Program to local businesses.
The session will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Aug. 30 in Satsuma at North Oaks Livingston Parish Medical Complex.
Motorists traveling on Interstate 12 east and west off ramps from La. 447 to the Tangipahoa Parish line will experience intermittent delays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 26, weather permitting. Crews will be installing pavement striping symbols and new pavement markers.
Support group meeting
Women Outreaching Women will hold a battered women’s support group meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Denham Springs. The meetings are open to women suffering domestic violence and survivors of domestic violence.
Child care is provided.
For the location, call (225) 791-3940 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOW is also asking for emergency supply donations for its battered women’s shelter. Items needed include bottled water, battery powered radios, flashlights with extra batteries, manual can openers, paper plates, plastic utensils, Ziplock bags, first aid supplies and nonperishable food items, including tuna and peanut butter.
Laughter Lagniappe, an amateur comedy night, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Denham Springs-Walker Library, 239 Florida Ave. S.E. The event features six, 10-minute acts.
Amateur comedians interested in performing an original act must register by Monday, and submit a copy of their script. For more information, call (225) 665-8118 or send an email to email@example.com for details or to register for the event.
Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at Florida@theadvocate.com.