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.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers speak up for children in foster care.
Tri-State Fostering, a non-profit organization that supports those directly involved with foster care, will collect Easter baskets for foster children through the month of March.
WATSON -- Tristian Hilbun and Sadie Forbes were heading north on Highway 16 in Watson when a car in front of them made a right turn — into a pond.
WATSON -- If you ever went to North Live Oak Elementary, chances are you came across Sonia Bueche.
BATON ROUGE -- Two Livingston Parish students put their reading skills to the test, and the results were better than the majority of their peers.
LAFAYETTE -- Elementary students from three Livingston Parish schools took home approximately 11 awards during the Louisiana Elementary Beta Club Convention held Jan. 28-30 at the Cajundome in Lafayette.
Raychelle Riley, a Denham Springs native and news reporter/anchor for the Southeastern Channel, was recently awarded the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters’ annual Student Broadcasting Scholarship, the student-run news outlet said in a press release.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Amanda Bello and her children were just another group at Comic Con, and they all were dressed for the occasion.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Seventh Ward Elementary sent students into the Mardi Gras break with bags full of multicolored beads.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Like your typical kindergarten class, Olivia Turner’s students recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day.
LIVINGSTON -- Nearly eight years after opening its doors, Crazy Dave’s Daiquiri Bar & Grill has officially closed them.