Southside

Saturday full of sweet education for youth

Photos provided by C.J.FUTCH -- Graves Bayard, 9; Lawrence Spencer, 2; Emmett Bayard, 3; and Landry Spencer, pose in front of their lemonade stand as Ryan Spencer works in the background. They were participating in Raising Cane's Young Entrepreneur's Day on April 30.

Landry Spencer and Graves Bayard, both 9, carried large yellow lemon-shaped signs around Wampold Park’s parking lot Saturday, drumming up business for their lemonade stand at the end of the LSU Lakes’ walking and running path. “He’s my employee,” Landry said, nodding… Continue reading →

Southeast

Saturday full of sweet education for youth

Photos provided by C.J.FUTCH -- Graves Bayard, 9; Lawrence Spencer, 2; Emmett Bayard, 3; and Landry Spencer, pose in front of their lemonade stand as Ryan Spencer works in the background. They were participating in Raising Cane's Young Entrepreneur's Day on April 30.

Landry Spencer and Graves Bayard, both 9, carried large yellow lemon-shaped signs around Wampold Park’s parking lot Saturday, drumming up business for their lemonade stand at the end of the LSU Lakes’ walking and running path. “He’s my employee,” Landry said, nodding… Continue reading →

MidCity

Zachary Plainsman

Stars shine during school-hours prom

Photo provided by Jamie Byrd -- Zachary High School held its first prom for special needs students April 11. Members of the baseball team and cheer squads also attended. The group dresed up, danced, had fun posing in the photo booth, wore corsages and had cake and punch in true prom fashion.

Zachary High special-education teachers Jamie Byrd and Lydia Wells organized and hosted the school’s first prom for special-needs students on April 11. “It was great. Cheerleaders, baseball players and my special education students had a great prom during school hours so they… Continue reading →

East Feliciana Watchman

Police Jury eyes removal of statue

Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- A statue stands as momument to the Confederate soldiers of east Feliciana Parish in this 2010 photo. The East Feliciana Courthouse was being repaired at the time. On Monday, May 2, 2016, the Police Jury sent to committee a request to consider moving the statue to the Clinton Confederate cemetery.

The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury passed two hot topics to a committee Monday, including a proposal to uproot the Confederate soldier statue in front of the parish’s antebellum courthouse. In addition to the statue, the three-member Executive… Continue reading →

St. Francisville Democrat

Festivals set for W. Feliciana park

West Feliciana Parish Sports Park Director Rob Hunter is in a festival spirit. Besides all the sporting activities at the sports park, Hunter is planning three new family-friendly festivals for the park during the next year that… Continue reading →

St. Helena Echo