ETC… for February 9th



Saturday night is dance night at the Council on Aging. The Playmates will be playing for the council’s monthly dance. It will be held in the Jack and Laura building on Front Street from 7 to 10 pm. Admission is $6.00.

Congressman Mike Johnson hosted his second annual call with sheriffs from across Louisiana’s Fourth District to discuss their priorities and district needs. The call serves as an opportunity for Johnson to express his continued gratitude for law enforcement, update them on strategic work being done in Washington and hear from sheriffs on the issues directly affecting their departments. “I have worked to identify and address the challenges our officers face, and I always appreciate their feedback on our efforts in Congress. I look forward to turning the ideas we shared on this call into action and to supporting law enforcement in every way I can.”

Mudbugs are coming soon. Jimmy Adams at Country Market says you won’t have to wait much longer for hot boiled crawfish. Adams says the cold weather has been a slight setback, but crawfish season is coming. Look for word in The Journal when crawfish will be available at Country Market.

Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development will host a conference for high school juniors and seniors who are considering the field of education as a career. The “Educators Rising Conference” will be held from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at the Teacher Education Center on the NSU campus. Keynote speaker for the event will be Katy Smith, 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Multiple breakout sessions will be available. Lunch will be provided. Participants can sign up electronically until Feb. 19. Information on Educators Rising is available at

Sunday February 11th Coushatta’s Freedom Worship Center celebrates the church’s 2nd anniversary at 2:00 pm. Special guest will be Pastor Joey Miller and Victorious Life Church.



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