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Couple keep Train Day event on track

Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE -- Alex Duncan, 4, takes a poke at a locomotive as it rounds the track on Saturday during Train Day at Jones Creek Library.

Forrest Becht has loved trains all his life, and that didn’t diminish with the more than 40 years he spent working in the railroad industry. It’s a career that took him all over the world, he said, and he and his wife,… Continue reading →

MidCity

Lego event encourages creativity

Advocate photo by C.J. Futch -- Jana Browning, business development director for Turner Industries and National Association of Women in Construction member, reads the rules of  NAWIC's Block-Kids competition to students at Westdale Heights Academic Magnet on Jan. 29. Turner Industries was one of the sponsors of the competition.

Twenty-four fourth- and fifth-grade students took their seats Jan. 29 on the floor of the Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School. Each WHAM student had a bag of Legos — everyone had the same pieces — and instructions to use the stackable blocks and… Continue reading →

Zachary Plainsman

Schedler speaks on voting process, new tech

Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Secretary of State Tom Schedler speaks to Zachary Rotarians Jan. 28 about technology meant to streamline the voting process and increase voter turnout among younger demographics.

Secretary of State Tom Schedler visited Zachary Jan. 28 as the guest speaker of the Rotary Club. A native of New Orleans and resident of Mandeville, Schedler was first appointed to the position in 2010 after serving as first assistant for three… Continue reading →

East Feliciana Watchman

Around the Felicianas for Feb. 4, 2016

Stacy Gill

The West Feliciana Council on Aging, 5725 Commerce St. in St. Francisville, is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Most of the daily activities start at 10:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon for seniors.… Continue reading →

St. Francisville Democrat

Around the Felicianas for Feb. 4, 2016

Stacy Gill

The West Feliciana Council on Aging, 5725 Commerce St. in St. Francisville, is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Most of the daily activities start at 10:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon for seniors.… Continue reading →

St. Helena Echo