ETC… for Friday April 19th

The Red River is on the rise.  The Waterway Commission has posted that all the boat launches it operates have been closed.

Both First Methodist and First Baptist churches have Easter egg hunts planned for today (Friday). Take the kiddies to First Methodist this morning and to First Baptist this afternoon for a fun time.

Northwestern State University will be closed on Friday, April 19 for Good Friday.  Administrative offices will re-open and classes will resume on Monday, April 22.

Schools in the parish are closed this week. Classes resume at Red River and Riverdale on Tuesday morning.

Open Door Fellowship has a special Easter celebration planned at 10:00 am Sunday titled “Empty Tomb.” Communion and Baptism is included in this special service.

If you are following the 4-H State Shooting, today is shooting in Shotgun category at the Shreveport Gun Club.  Shooting starts at 8:00 am for trap, skeet and sporting clays.

Liberty Baptist Church posted their Easter schedule on Facebook.  They will have a sunrise service at 6:30 followed by breakfast. Sunday school is at 9:45 and morning worship service at 11:00 Sunday.

The Journal received word that utilities serving the parish are prepared for severe weather outbreaks.  Cleco offers customers the following preparation tips:

  • Prepare a storm kit – gather supplies you might need for an outage, including flashlight, batteries, canned food, manual can opener, bottled water, medication and a first aid kit.
  • Clear patio furniture and other objects that could move in high winds and cause damage or injury.
  • Charge cell phones, tablets and laptops.

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