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  • Central voters agree to extend school tax

    November 18, 2013 7:52 AM

    CENTRAL - Voters in Central approved a school proposition to allow the district to borrow $13.1 million and repay the bonds by extending an existing property tax for five years. The measure passed with 59 percent of the vote. The funds will be used to build a ninth-grade... more »
  • Lawmakers discuss school security Play Video

    January 17, 2013 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana Legislators are trying to figure out the best ways to keep children safe in school, following last months massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary that left 20 children dead. The Homeland Security Committee met for hours at the Capitol to discuss ways to improve security and look... more »
  • Questions raised about Principal hire at Central Middle Play Video

    May 1, 2012 4:56 PM

    CENTRAL- The Central School Board approved Superintendent Michael Faulk's recommendation to hire Alvin Chapman as the Principal for Central Middle School last night. Less than 24 hours after that decision, there's controversy. "I conducted interviews and I checked references," Faulk said. "Based on interviews and references, I felt this... more »
  • Central schools get $6.8M summer makeover

    May 28, 2010 4:47 PM

    $6.8 million in Central tax dollars will be used to revamp Bellingrath Hills Elementary, Tanglewood Elementary and Central High. The school year ended yesterday for students. Teachers and staff moved out today, but work crews began moving in. The heating and air conditioning system will be replaced, and ducts... more »
  • New Central schools could include tax break

    January 21, 2010 4:15 PM

    The costs for two new schools in Central may be lower than expected. That could mean a break for taxpayers. Plans call for a new intermediate and elementary school to be built on Sullivan Road north of Hooper Road. Voters in Central approved a 20 year property and sales... more »

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    BATON ROUGE - Governor Jindal signed off on a proclamation designating September 19th the national POW/MIA recognition day after one local man stepped up to... more »
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    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a federal safety board's right to investigate the role of Transocean Deepwater Drilling... more »
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    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man detectives believe is responsible for a shooting in the Tigerland area this past weekend. Baton Rouge Police... more »