Upcoming Meetings. The parish Police Jury meets next Monday, May first. Their agenda will be available sometime today. Also coming up is the School Board next Monday May 8th and the City Council May 9th. Agendas for both will be available a day in advance. If there is a community concern, attend the meetings and make your concerns known. The School Board will be recognizing employees for their years of service on May 8th.
Hot Rods in Town. The Chamber of Commerce holds it’s 3rd annual car show at Grand Bayou on Saturday. Come see some awesome rides. There will be food and other vendors and music from live bands during the car show.
The mother of one band member, Leigh Adkins, posted on Facebook “Kathryn Adkins and her band, Mousiki, will be performing from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, followed by Pipe Dream Reality, which will start shortly after noon. If you are local, please come out and support the bands. I would love for all of my friends to come and hear Kathryn, Madden Weaver, Ally Greer, Will Rayburn, and Austin Cooper rock it out at 11:00 am. It will be a guaranteed great show!!”
The Season is Coming to an End. Saturday is the last day of competition for the Open Door Sports’ spring soccer league. Games will be played at 9:00 am and 10:30 am on the fields on Esparanza Road. About 70 kids took part, enjoyed the games, and learned a little soccer.
Six Headed to State. Coach Billy Henry, Jr. reported that six members of the Red River Boys Track Team are going to the state competition. The team placed fifth overall at regionals this past week. See the Wednesday edition of the Journal.
Competing next week in Baton Rouge are Desmond Bryant, Cadarius Moody, Patrick Perkins, Shacoby Perkins, Julius Brisker and Devonya Mosley.