A boy from Denham Springs is using his birthday money to protect his heroes.
HOLDEN -- John Schneider was 16 years old when he skipped school, climbed over a fence, and snuck onto the film set for “Smokey and the Bandit.”
Eric Skrmetta, public service commissioner, will serve as the guest speaker for the Livingston Parish Republican Women’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
After waiting more than a month longer than expected, Albany High celebrated the Class of 2020 with a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 30.
WALKER -- Approximately 337 seniors received their diplomas during a commencement ceremony celebrating the Walker High Class of 2020 on Sunday, June 28.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- After a tumultuous four years of high school, the Denham Springs High Class of 2020 made it to the end.
WATSON -- After rainy weather threatened to put a damper on the festivities, Live Oak High seniors were able to have their long-awaited graduation.
Ella Otken, an honors graduate from Denham Springs High School, was recently recognized by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) as a 2020 Gold Level President’s Volunteer Service Award winner.
Ella Otken, a 12-year piano student under Melanie Rushing, won three 12-year superior trophies in the 2020 Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs piano festival.
LAFAYETTE -- Middle school Beta Clubs from Livingston Parish racked up five top-five finishes, including one first-place finish, during the Louisiana Junior Beta Club Convention held Feb. 3-5 at the Cajundome in Lafayette.
ZACHARY -- A pair of local high school bands racked up the accolades during the District IV Large Ensemble Assessment held March 10-11 at Zachary High School.
WALKER -- The mother of a local special needs child is praising the first responder who calmed her deaf daughter down during a seizure by speaking sign language.
Two members of the Ann Fairfax Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution participated in the laying of wreaths at the bust of George Washington.
Officials from Southeastern Louisiana University and Baton Rouge Community College have signed an articulation agreement to officially align resources in their criminal justice programs.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- An adaptive playground at a local elementary school just got some much-needed funds — and moved another step closer toward completion.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- While most students use Saturdays as a break from school, Northside Elementary students were busy learning.
LIVINGSTON -- One of the most prestigious academic achievements a student can earn is being named a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship award, which goes to just a minuscule percentage of all graduating seniors nationwide.
SPRINGFIELD -- After losing one of its own, the Springfield High School community is reaching out to the family of the late student who was beloved by everyone he came across.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Mighty Moms is reaching out to those affected by the recent Tennessee tornado that has claimed two dozen lives and left dozens of others unaccounted for.
BATON ROUGE -- A Denham Springs student was among the 21 regional finalists announced for the state’s annual Student of the Year competition, according to the Louisiana Department of Education.