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Rules proposed for BP fines
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:52:41 -0700

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers are preparing for the rush of billions of dollars to state coffers due to damages from the BP oil spill by fine-tuning legislation that will regulate the money’s use.

Cool Schools: Youngsville Middle School
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:34:29 -0700

Two eighth grade students from Youngsville Middle School competed in the FCCLA (Family Career & Community Leaders of America) state convention in Baton Rouge.  Two students, Katherine Bryant and Olivia McGuire participated in the National Programs in Action category. Their presentation was Autism Awareness.  They received the highest honor, a Gold Medal. The girls will represent the state of ...

Making the Turn
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:42:16 -0700

The Chitimacha Louisiana Open wrapped up its 23rd edition Sunday, with PGA and Web.com Tour veteran Kris Blanks' stellar final-round 62 ending the $550,000 event on a high note.

Area features holiday youth clinics
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:12:06 -0700

The Second Annual Brad Boyd JUCO Showcase will be held at Ascension Episcopal School in Youngsville on April 12. AES is located at 1800 Chemin Metairie Pkwy.

Gov. Bobby Jindal's comments don't alter BESE's stance on Common Core
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:06:43 -0700

Members of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education say they are not influenced by what one called Gov. Bobby Jindal's "crawfishing" on supporting Common Core State Standards or legislative efforts to adopt different standards.

Trucks said damaging Louisiana road, repairs needed
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:33:56 -0700

The deterioration has been blamed on heavy equipment being used for construction in fast-growing Youngsville.

Summitt's son chosen as Louisiana Tech coach
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:41:53 -0700

Louisiana Tech proved it was willing to take a calculated risk with the direction of its women's basketball program when the school announced Tuesday it hired Tyler Summitt, son of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, as its new coach.

5:27 PM
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:21:07 -0700

Youngsville native Chris Lapoint won the inaugural Zydeco Marathon in Lafayette Sunday, completing... - 5:27 pm

Two Youngsville Middle students bringing Autism awareness national
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:19:13 -0700

The seventh-annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2014. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Two Youngsville Middle School students are bringing awareness in a big way. 8th-graders Katherine Bryant and Olivia McGuire are heading to a national competition for receiving a gold medal for their presentation ...

Cool Schools: Green T. Lindon
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:51:53 -0700

Monday's COOL SCHOOL is Green T. Lindon Elementary in Youngsville.  The 3rd and 4th graders are participating in the GO NOODLE web program that promotes "Brain Breaks" and short exercise sessions in the classroom.  This helps to keep the kids engaged in learning while combating the problem of obesity among Louisiana children.  Green T. Lindon is the top Lafayette Parish school using the Go ...