Lifestyle

Wed
20
Jan

Miller Speaks at Recent Kiwanis Meeting

Jeremy Miller, Manager of Brookshire’s and a Kiwanian spoke to the Kiwanis club Monday, January 11th about the BGC 11th Heroes Flight which took place September 24 – 26, 2015. Miller is also a veteran of Iraq War but these hero flights at the present time are for WWII and Korean War veterans. Miller was one of the guardians on the trip. This Heroes Flight included 22 WWII veterans and 6 Korean War veterans. There were also 18 guardians from BGC including a doctor, pharmacist, photographer and videographer. Jenna Browder and photographer from KNOE, Scott Rogers from the Monroe News Star and American Airlines crew of which 3 were veterans. This was the first time that the veterans were on a chartered flight donated by American Airlines.

 

Wed
13
Jan

AHS JTC & FBLA host Hour of Code

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Atlanta High School FBLA and Journey to Careers sponsored the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week December 7-11, 2015. AHS was one of 198,978 schools around the world that registered to participate in the 2015 International Hour of Code. Over 200 students in first through twelfth grades completed 354 Hour of Code modules during the week. This project started as an assignment for Mr. Mercer’s Journey to Careers class. The JTC class began to study the information technology career cluster after Thanksgiving break. One of the hands on activities for the IT career cluster was for students to complete a beginners coding module. After viewing a promotional video from the Hour of Code, students quickly identified the opportunity to apply the lessons from their Lead2Feed leadership class to create a project to expose all students at our school to computer science.

Wed
13
Jan

Availability Of Low Income Energy Assistance Funds (LIHEAP)

LaSalle Community Action Assn., Inc is announcing the availability of funds dedicated to assist eligible low income households with their energy payments. All applications are taken on a first come, first served basis. For this one day only.

 

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Wed
06
Jan

LSMSA to host Exploration Day for prospective students Jan. 18

Natchitoches, LA – Prospective students and their parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Monday, Jan. 18, when the school hosts its annual Exploration Day. The event is for eighth to 11th grade students. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. in the lobby of the High School Building.

 

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Wed
06
Jan

Pea Patch Gallery to Host Guest Artist JoAnne Kohara Thompson “ACRYLIC POTPOURRl”

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This is JoAnne Thompson’s first solo exhibit in the Pea Patch Gallery. Her exhibit, “Acrylic Potpourri” offers something for everyone - landscapes, still life, florals, and portraits. Although JoAnne has done works in oil, pastels and watercolor, she now paints primarily with acrylics, and currently teaches acrylic painting technique at the River Oaks Square Art Center in Alexandria, Louisiana.

 

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Wed
30
Dec

Maxwell And Beavers To Wed

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Mr. & Mrs. Richard M. Maxwell of Georgetown are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tanner Suzette Maxwell, to Mr. James Taylor Beavers of Pineville, son of Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Lincecum, also of Pineville. The bride is a 2014 graduate of Georgetown High School and is currently attending LSUA.

 

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Wed
30
Dec

The Rotary Club

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The Rotary Club of Winnfield recently cooperated with the Winn Parish Library to dedicate the Lawrence I. White Meeting Room at the library at 200 North St. John St.‰ The club purchased a bronze plaque to honor the late Rotarian who had served as president of the Library Board during the planning and construction of the new library, was past president of the local Rotary Club and past district treasurer of Rotary’s north Louisiana District 6190, past president of the University of Louisiana-Monroe Alumni Association Board and supportive of this community through his work as a CPA.

 

Tue
22
Dec

LSMSA parade entry earns Best Float honors

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Natchitoches, LA – An entry decorated by students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts earned Best Float honors in the float category during the annual Natchitoches Christmas parade held on Saturday, Dec. 5.
 
Tue
22
Dec

Louisiana Humane Society

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The Heart of Louisiana Humane Society (HLHS) held a raffle for $500 from October 1 to December 9, 2015. The winner was drawn Wednesday, December, 9 by Mayor Kiah Beville (Left). Heather Pendarvis was the lucky winner! HLHS will use the funds generated by this raffle to help the many neglected, abused, and abandoned cats and dogs in our area. Additionally, the money will help our low cost program to spay and neuter local pets, which is the best solution to local animal overpopulation. We appreciate everyone who bought a ticket and those who support HLHS.
 
Wed
16
Dec

Shelton Participates in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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For the second year in a row, Winnfield Senior High School student MaKayla Elizabeth Shelton was selected to participate in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. MaKayla, along with her mother, Liz Shelton and Kim Williams, traveled to New York over the Thanksgiving holiday for a week filled with fun and excitement touring landmarks around the city and taking in some Broadway shows. On Saturday, MaKayla joined her fellow band members to prepare for their adventure of performing in the parade as the Macy’s Great American Marching Band.

 

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