Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington presents a check from the Louisiana Crime Victim Reparations Fund to Velda Magana. Magana, 62, was injured in a domestic violence incident in April and was taken to an emergency room.
In addition to fruits and vegetables from corn to carrots, from green beans to green onions and from mushrooms to melons, buyers can also purchase homemade items such as jams and jellies, breads and other baked goods, honey fresh from the hive, soups, soaps, cookies, candies and much more.
More than 1,000 United Methodist delegates from throughout the state will gather at Centenary from June 8-11. The Wednesday-to-Saturday shift is designed to make it easier for lay delegates to attend the annual conference, which takes its “Rooted and Grounded” theme from Ephesians 3:14-21.
The music lineup features soul, gospel, zydeco, hip-hop and R&B performers. The festival’s kickoff on Friday, June 17, features the platinum record funk band Zapp. Saturday’s performances will feature jazz and blues performers in memory of the late 102.
A photography contest is part of the festival, as well, and the photos will be on display in the Gilliam Library. The photo contest ends on June 17, the day before the festival. All photos must feature the sunflower in some fashion..
Book Lovers Supper Club: “Breakfast at Tiffany's” by Truman Capote, 6 p.m. June 9 In “Breakfast at Tiffany's,” Capote dreamed up one of literature's most beloved characters — girlabout-town Holly Golightly..
The beloved math teacher is one of three elementary teachers chosen. Beach will travel to Baton Rouge the latter part of June for a second round of interviews in which one elementary, one middle school and one high school teacher will be selected as Teacher of the Year.
Benton Middle School earned the first-ever national championship for Louisiana in the 2016 National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) National Tournament held in Louisville, Ky., on May 12- 14. Benton Elementary also brought home a national title, finishing first in the NASP/IBO 3-D Challenge.
Global Wildlife Center will have space walks, rock climbing walls, face painting, and live entertainmentall free of charge to our visitors. Safari Wagon Tours are expected to be limited so please purchase tickets online at www.globalwildlife.com.
"STEAM" stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math The Robinson Foundation for Technology, Education & the Arts is proud to offer this three-week camp for elementary school learners in grades 3 - 6. The camp will take place Monday through Friday from 8 a.