ETC…for July 12th



The Journal has heard that Union Hall Baptist Church is holding a one-day Vacation Bible School on Saturday July 15th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The theme is “Camp Out – Getting S’more of Jesus.”

The Louisiana FSA State Office reminds farmers that August first is the deadline to sign up for Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for the coming year. In a newsletter to farmers the FSA warns, “If a farm is not enrolled during the 2017 enrollment period, the producers on that farm will not be eligible for financial assistance from the ARC or PLC programs for the 2017 crop.” Additional info is at

Here are accolades for student journalists at NSU. Give a minute to read and congratulate them. Here is the release from the school”

Four Northwestern State University students were honored last weekend by the Louisiana Press Association for their work on the campus newspaper, the Current Sauce. Ashley Wolf of Destrehan and Steven Sheerin of Bossier City received second- place awards while Meg Denny of Covington and Jacob Hicks of Keatchie earned third -place prizes.

Wolf received second-place for her news story, “University defends athletic funding after accusations surface in article.” Denny earned third-place for her news story, “NSU amends speech policy after online exposure.”

Sheerin garnered a second-place prize for a photo, which appeared on the opinions page of the Nov. 9 issue. Hicks earned third-place for a sports photo in the Sept. 14 issue.

Wolf was editor of the Current Sauce. Daniel Thiels was student media coordinator in 2016-17.

The Current Sauce competed against college and university newspapers from throughout the state. The overall LPA contest received more than 2,400 entries from daily, weekly and student newspapers from across Louisiana.

Finally something from the internet that was too good to pass up. No explanation needed!


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