Southside

Day camp teaches Girl Scouts ins and outs of sewing

Advocate staff photo by  APRIL BUFFINGTON --  Annabel Badinger, 12, left watches as Volunteer Program Coordinator Aline Jacobs shows her how to sew her drawstring bag together during Sew Easy, Sew Fun Day Camp at the Girl Scouts Louisiana East Regional Service Center on  July 14.

Area Girl Scouts are threading needles and handling sewing machines nearly as confidently as they can text and video chat. The obvious differences are that using electronics can seem effortless, while learning to sew requires practice, precision and being prepared for a… Continue reading →

Southeast

Southeast calendar for July 23-29, 2015

CERAMICS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. Call (225) 273-3924. PELICAN WOOD CARVERS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Life Source Services Hospice, 11605 Southfork Ave., Baton Rouge. Free. Call… Continue reading →

MidCity

Around Mid City for July 23, 2015

End-of-summer reading parties have plenty in store for children ages 3 and older. Games, spacewalks, clowns, prizes, refreshments, face painting and lots of other fun will be available from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Eden… Continue reading →

Zachary Plainsman

Around Zachary for July 23, 2015

Representatives from Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center will be at Walgreens, 6485 Groom Road, Baker, on Friday conducting free cancer screenings. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m., breast cancer… Continue reading →

St. Francisville Democrat

LB Warriors excel in summer tourneys

Advocate photo by Howard Arceneaux -- The LB Warriors 19-and-under team includes, from left, coach Logan Smith, Easton Holmes, coach Ray Derbes, Jacob Stagg, Lee Whitaker, Jesse Summers, Chris Cox, Tre Bailey, Logan Pohlmann, Tristan Miller, Henry Frech, Nick Brooks, Zach Bellelo, Ayreon Davis, Thomas Doucet and head coach Josh LaBorde.

Josh Laborde has had a pretty good summer. Unlike many teachers, who take time off to recharge their batteries from the rigors of the classroom, Laborde organizes and coaches tournament baseball teams during the summer. Laborde has… Continue reading →

St. Helena Echo

LB Warriors excel in summer tourneys

Advocate photo by Howard Arceneaux -- The LB Warriors 19-and-under team includes, from left, coach Logan Smith, Easton Holmes, coach Ray Derbes, Jacob Stagg, Lee Whitaker, Jesse Summers, Chris Cox, Tre Bailey, Logan Pohlmann, Tristan Miller, Henry Frech, Nick Brooks, Zach Bellelo, Ayreon Davis, Thomas Doucet and head coach Josh LaBorde.

Josh Laborde has had a pretty good summer. Unlike many teachers, who take time off to recharge their batteries from the rigors of the classroom, Laborde organizes and coaches tournament baseball teams during the summer. Laborde has… Continue reading →