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ULM Student Awarded Prestigious Aviation Scholarship
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:44:11 -0700

Heidi Higginbotham, a senior University of Louisiana at Monroe aviation major from Church Point, has been named a recipient of the 2014 International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation Scholarship worth $10,000.

Mass of Petition Friday for Charlene Richard
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:53:59 -0700

RICHARD, La. (AP) - Even if you know where you are going, it's easy to miss the tiny community of Richard, nestled between Church Point and Eunice among the back roads of south Louisiana. On this particular morning, the unbearable July heat has not yet settled into the day. John Dale Richard is visiting his sister's grave site, where he prays silently as the 55th anniversary of her death ...

HBO’s True Blood begets new paint job for historic First Christian Church
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:04:27 -0700

Historic First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ is undergoing a facelift with a nifty new paint job beget of a hit horror cable television series.

Innerviews: Spiritual saga traces break from fundamentalist church
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:36:23 -0700

By Sandy Wells This isn't the usual Innerviews life story. It's a spiritual odyssey about escape from oppressive, fearful fundamentalism to free-thinking religion based on a loving, forgiving God. Joel Watts, 36, grew up in Louisiana in The Church of Jesus Christ, a rigid sect rooted in literal interpretations of the King James Bible. A fire-and-brimstone preacher, a self-described Bible-thumper ...

Faul to be inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:07:11 -0700

A former state leader for Louisiana 4-H will soon be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.

Louisiana Headlines
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:48:45 -0700

A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers disagree about whether his order covers doctors at all five of the state's clinics or only two doctors...

ESM United Methodist’s pastor has passion for mission work
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:58:59 -0700

Bogalusa E.S.M. United Methodist Church Pastor Bill Moon arrived at his new appointment in time to experience the city’s Centennial and Fourth of July celebrations and the events associated with them.

Three Hattiesburg schools adopted by West Point Baptist Church
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 14:13:01 -0700

Three Hattiesburg schools were adopted for the upcoming school year by the West Point Baptist Church. 

SE Texas' Atakapa tribe seeking federal designation
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:42:12 -0700

SOUTHEAST TEXAS TALES It was dusk, and her 10-year-old son was not yet home. They lived on a farm in a thicket of trees north of Beaumont, on property white American men in 1910 had no desire to confiscate. Elsewhere, Henry Ford was selling automobiles. At Mary Rayon Silcox's home, the livestock suddenly began to stir. Then the boy came tearing through the trees, riding a spooked horse he could ...

St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report for August 8, 2014
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:23:56 -0700

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for August 8, 2014 Cordero Markal Anderson, age 25, 550 Lewis St., Eunice, LA, distribution of schedule II drugs. Justin Wade Carroll, age 24, 238 Lee Garland Dr., Opelousas, LA, driving while intoxicated - 2nd offense, careless operation. Arrested by Louisiana State Police. Christie Dionne Thomas, age 28, 109 Palm Lane, Opelousas, LA ...