Several local athletes travelled to Baton Rouge to compete at the LHSAA / Allstate Sugarbowl State Championships held at Bernie Moore Track on the LSU Campus.
Each year during regular session, the Legislature holds Louisiana FFA (Future Farmers of America) Capitol day for students from around the state that are in their school’s FFA club.
There are soldiers all around us. Most people know a man or woman who has been in the military
Businesses and residents of Amite were without phone, cable, internet on Friday morning, May 18.
Samuella Tate Boyd is a true Amite treasure. She was born on May 6, 1919 in her family home on Pine Street to Samuel and Beatrice Tate. Her father was a carpenter and her mother was a housewife.
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2018.
As America commemorates National Police Week, we must pause to honor all who serve our communities, especially those who have offered the ultimate sacrifice.
STUDENTS IN THE WELDING CLASS at Independence High Magnet School have designed “Tiger” signs to welcome visitors to the community.
Stacey Neal, Director of Community Competitiveness with Louisiana Economic Development was the featured speaker at the May 9 meeting of the Amite Chamber held at The Boston.
“Committed to creating healthier lives in our community.”
We would like to thank the community that participated in our St. Helena Parish Nursing Home Mother’s Day Raffle on May 10.
Oak Forest Academy Senior Chris Backa signs a scholarship to play college basketball at LSU-Alexandria.
Loranger’s JaMya Mingo-Young announces that she is committing to play college basketball for the Mississippi State University Lady Bulldogs in 2019.
Dereon Edwards signed a scholarship to play basketball at Dodge City Community College in Dodge City, Kansas on Tuesday, May 8.
KANGAROOS HEADED TO THE SEMI-FINALS - The Kentwood High Magnet School Baseball Team will be traveling to Sulfur to take on Delta Charter in the baseball semi-finals on Thursday, May 10.
More than 700 Louisiana youth participated in the Louisiana 4-H State Shooting Sports competition held April 17 to 21 at three locations in the Shreveport area.
Kangaroo student-athletes were honored recently when Kentwood High Magnet School hosted their annual year-ending Athletic Banquet for basketball and football on Wednesday, April 18.
By MARGARET ANDREWS
loranger 3a state champs
MEETING ON THE MOUND.
St. Helena College and Career Track Coaches Awarded. Suzanne Hill presented SHCCA Track Coaches with appreciation awards to recognize their hard work and dedication to the SHCCA Track Program.
CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS AT THE COUNCIL ON AGING. Happy Birthday to Kentwood’s young at heart. March, April, and May birthdays were celebrated at the Kentwood Council on Aging Friday, May 11.
Members of the Knights of Columbus Chapter 111 from St. Helena Catholic Church present Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona with a $500 donation to the Police Auxiliary.
Community leaders, local pastors and residents all worship together during the National Day of Prayer Service held at the Amite City Hall on Thursday, May 3.
Rotary District Governor Kathie Short visited Kentwood Rotarians on Thursday, May 10, as part of her official visit to all the Rotary Clubs in Southeast Louisiana.
Bales Family Enjoys the Southland Steel Family Picnic. Southland Steel employee Denise Bales and her husband Tommy enjoy the crawfish at the company’s safety picnic.