ETC… For June 1st


Hickory Grove Baptist Church invites you to Vacation Bible School Monday, June 11th thru Friday, June 15th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. There will be a program for children Pre-K through Grade 12. Pre-K through Grades 6 will rotate through an exciting night of fun, crafts, bible stories and more. Teenagers (Grades 7 – 12) experience Bible study and special activities planned just for them. Hickory Grove Baptist Church said, “Come join us as we experience the excitement of learning how each of us with Created by God for His Purpose.”

The Red River Waterway Commission posted that area college fishing teams on the Red River this week include anglers from LSUS, La Tech and ULM. The commission said, “We are proud to have 182 College Fishing teams on the Red River this week in pursuit of the FLW YETI COLLEGE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. Good Luck to all!”

The Black Heritage Gallery of Lake Charles will host an unveiling reception for the series of oil paintings by Artist Gilbert D. Fletcher entitled, “Documenting the Cane River Creole Legacy.” Fletcher lives and works in New York. The exhibit is on loan from the Northwestern State University Creole Heritage Center. The presentation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the Central School Arts and Humanities Center located at 809 Kirby Street, Suite 2017. The public is invited to attend and meet the artist during this event.

Will the application for a new charter school be approved by the Red River Parish School Board? The board has called a special meeting to take up the matter. It will be Monday, June 4th at 6:30 in the school Administration Building on Alonzo Street. This meeting is open to the public.

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