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Joey Herron, 3, of Denham Springs, enjoyed cotton candy during The Great Egg Hunt at South Park in Denham Springs on Saturday. The free event was put on by Journey Church and included games, rock climbing, pony rides, food and more. (photo by Crystal LoGiudice | The News)
Natchitoches – Ten students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts competed in the Poetry Out Loud contest held Thursday, Feb. 9, in the recital hall of the Center for Performance and Technology.
Fire ants seem to be stirred up by rains and they have had a lot of reason to be stirred up. Every time we get a rain it appears that mounds dive and we get more nests.
Natchitoches –Students enrolled in the Studies in Modernism class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recently began a unit on Dada and Surrealism.
Due to the need to place children in daycares after the floods in Livingston Parish, the staff at PARDS, Brandi Posey and Monica Troxclair, have begun a Pre-K Program. Youth from the Denham Springs area participate in lessons from teachers, Ms. Kim and Ms. Jan.
Two Seventh Ward Elementary students won their age divisions at the Junior Southwest Bassmasters Tournament at Adam’s Landing near Belle River on March 18. Caleb Roblin won the 11-14 age division, and Noah Roblin, 6, won the 7-10 age division. Noah also won the Big Bass Award for reeling in …
Sara Varela, a 2013 graduate of Live Oak High School, was recently inducted into Lambda Phi Eta, the National Communication Association's honor society for four-year colleges and universities. Varela will be an honors graduate at Louisiana State University's 2017 spring commencement ceremony…
Natchitoches – Actors from the theater rep at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will present three performances of “Little Women, the Broadway Musical” April 28-29 in Treen Auditorium located in the High School Building.
Members of the mixed ensemble at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches won the district sweepstakes trophy after competing in the LMEA District II large ensemble assessment. To receive the sweepstakes trophy, the ensemble must score a superior in both performan…
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) announced recently that Laurie McCreary of Watson, La., has been named to the SADD National Student Leadership Council for the 2017-2018 school year.
Members of the Chorale at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches participated in the Louisiana Music Teachers Association district large ensemble assessment on Thursday, March 16. The group performed three concert selections for three judges and then sight read …
The beginning of spring is an active time for plants. As they produce flowers and pollen you will also see a lot of insect activity.
This year at North Live Oak Elementary School, Jessica Walock’s 4th grade class has buddied with Dawn Rawlins’ kindergarten class for some exciting learning.
Seventh Ward Elementary's HOPE Club recently sponsored a food drive to collect items for the Mighty Moms "Full Tummy Project.” The generous donations from students, families and staff helped make the HOPE Club's food drive a big success. All donations will help feed children in need from the…
DENHAM SPRINGS — Southside Elementary School won a storage shed in the Tuff Shed Inc.’s Back to School promotional giveaway that was assembled Friday, March 31, at the school.
Seventh Ward Elementary would like to thank the students, parents, and community members who helped support St. Jude's Research Hospital by sponsoring these students who participated in the Math-a-Thon. Seventh Ward Elementary was able to send $2,267.15 to help the kids at St. Jude's. Pictur…
On Thursday, March 23, the ladies of Kappa Kappa Iota met at Old City Hall for their monthly meeting. This month, the hostesses were Louise Rauls and Janette Bencaz. The guest speaker, Mrs. Florence Crowder, presented the history of the Brown Hotel and shared many historical facts about the …
April started off with more volatile weather. We are getting too much rain to make vegetable gardening easy. Hopefully we will return to more normal weather patterns.
Bejeweled high heels in every color imaginable representing holidays and periods in time adorned the tables at the recent Livingston for Volunteers & Families (LVFC) Appreciation Luncheon.
On March 17 North Live Oak Elementary had a Spring Carnival that was sponsored by the VIPS (Volunteers In Public School). The students enjoyed carnival games, food, music, and inflatables. Fourth grade teacher Jamie Griffin takes a turn in the dunking booth.
Third grade students from Gloria Elliott's and Jill Barringer's classes at Springfield Elementary School participated in Lucky Learning math activities on St. Patrick's Day.
Live Oak Middle School students Gavin Cadarette, Sadie Forbes, Colbie Kitto, Christian Hall, and Aiden Stillwell wait for the obstacle course during the Accelerated Reading (AR) Day Party on March 16.
The students of Immaculate Conception Early Learning Center recently competed in its annual Trike-A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a comprehensive cancer center providing a supportive atmosphere, diagnostic capability and treatment for children.
Pictured left to right are Springfield High theater students Mackenzie Porter, playing the role of Boo Winkie; Shana Abels as InkieWinkie; and Lane Degenhardt, Samantha Randall and Kallie Barnes as Munchkins in the school's production of "The Wizard of Oz." The students present three shows a…
On March 17, North Live Oak Elementary held a Spring Carnival that was sponsored by the VIPS (Volunteers In Public School). The students enjoyed carnival games, food, music, and inflatables.
Live Oak Middle School students who earned all of their Accelerated Reading points for the 3rd nine weeks were able to attend an AR Day Party on Thursday, March 16.
Natchitoches – It is not too late to learn more about and apply to attend the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts as it hosts its final Exploration Day of the school year on Monday, April 10.
The 2017 South Live Oak Cajun Arts and Crafts Festival is set for April 6-8 with activities for all grades. Savannah Ducote, age 4, and Ian McGraw, age 3, make their way around the circle on the “Truckin” ride during a previous Festival.
Alivia Haselden catches a rubber duck at one of the fair games at the second annual Denham Springs Fair held at South Park March 31-April 2. (photo by Crystal LoGiudice | The News) See more photos in our Photo Gallery.
The South Live Oak Cajun Arts and Crafts Festival set for Thursday, Apr. 6, through Saturday, Apr. 8, is more than just a place to leisurely shop for arts and crafts but a full blown country fair with rides, carnival food and games.
From left, Livingston Parish Library Assistant Director Jennifer Seneca, Rotary Club Assistant District 6840 Governor Joyce M. Shaw, and Livingston Parish Library Director Giovanni Tairov hold a donation for $2,000 from the Rotary Club of Ocean Springs. See the full story in the Lifestyle section.
International Camellia Society President Guan Kaiyan joins Denham Springs resident Florence Crowder in the planting of a "Sarah Frost" camellia. See the full story in the Lifestyle section.
Natchitoches – Five students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts competed at the Region III Science Olympiad hosted by Bossier Parish Community College on Saturday, March 11.
Kathy Harris, right, throws color on a race participant along Benton Street during the Denham Springs Color Run 5K to benefit Project Graduation. (photo by Crystal LoGiudice | The News) Check out Denham Springs Color Run | Photo Gallery for more pictures from this event.
LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish Library is excited to announce that the Rotary Club of Ocean Springs has donated $2,000 to the library system to help with flood recovery.
BATON ROUGE – Denham Springs resident Florence Crowder helped coordinate a conference of the International Camellia Society’s Conversation Group at the LSU Ag Center at Burden.
Lions, Tigers, and Turtles, Oh My! Stephanie Cronan’s Kindergarten class from Springfield Elementary had a blast at the Audubon Zoo during a recent field trip. Pictured are (front row, from left) Jahri Brooks, Kadence Crowder, Jonathan McManus, Karagan Smith, Emily Houle, Brody Kinchen, (bac…
Seventh Ward Elementary would like to congratulate the character winners for this month. These students were selected for showing kindness for their classmates. Pictured are (front row, from left) Danie Guidry, Ava Miller, Gia Melito, John Barnett, Victor Osoria, Gavin Dispensire, Elizabeth …