delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:35:26 +0000 Good Shepherd Personal Care in Bastrop provides in-home care Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:45:00 +0000 Meghan Morris
Co-owners Henry and Rolbean Harris started the business in 2007 after working in a nursing home and hospital.

"We decided to start a business doing what we were doing already," Rolbean Harris, LPN said. "The first person in my family I took care of was my grandmother and then me and my [...]]]>
Historic Bastrop High Apartments a unique experience Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Visitors must be buzzed in the ever-locked doors and security cameras dot the hallways, lending to the feeling of protection inside the 94-year old building which was completely renovated in 2011. The 68-unit complex served as the parish high school until the 1950s. From that time until the early 1990s, the school system used it in a [...]]]>
Mer Rouge Community Chest surpasses goal Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Meghan Morris
The Community Chest is a charitable organization that was organized in 1979 by a board of dedicated citizens that saw the need of others and desired to eliminate individual appeals. The organization raises money to distribute out to local charities.
Margie Worley winners announced Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Meghan Morris Tyson Road in Morehouse Parish in turmoil Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
The Morehouse Parish Police Jury held a public meeting Monday night to hear feedback regarding several roads they were considering removing from the maintenance system. Those filling the room were predominately farmers who use the road to get to their acreage and, if it is dropped from the [...]]]>
Optimist Club in Bastrop to offer scholarship Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Initial application requirements include:

-copies of the sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school transcripts
Commodity Distribution Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 ]]> LeGrand Nursing Home in Bastrop brings history to life Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Meghan Morris
LeGrand Nursing Home residents were given a history lesson on Friday.

A few of the residents dressed up as famous women in history and presented facts about each famous woman's life and accomplishments.

Kathleen Dew held the American flag up for the audience while representing Betsy Ross. Ross is credited with making the first American flag.
Bastrop Feed and Seed has the tools you need Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
True gardeners know that state of zen that comes from a day spent on their knees with dirt caked under their fingernails. They also know that there are certain tools needed regardless of the job at hand and Bastrop Feed and Seed is a one-stop for all of a gardener's needs.
Handy Brake observation lease runs out Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
This property became the Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge and while it has always been closed to the public, International Paper Company gave the North Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex a free 38 acre lease upon which an [...]]]>
Blue Star Marker at Snyder Museum in Bastrop rededicated Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Meghan Morris
Blue Star Markers are put up as tributes to those who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

The program, Blue Star Memorial Highways, was created by The National Garden Clubs, Inc. originally to honor World War II veterans. The Blue Star was used because during the war it was used as [...]]]>
Bastrop Daily Enterprise to kick off shadowing series Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Well, the Enterprise wants to help explain by beginning a new program in which a reporter comes to work with you for part of a day and job shadows.

The "Follow Me...A Day in My Life," series will begin March 13 and we are looking for people willing to be shadowed. No job is too insignificant or too dirty to be [...]]]>
Bastrop native Clarence Hawkins to speak about the USDA's StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Oppurtunity Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
The Bastrop native and former mayor will be joined by the staff of Congressman Vance McAllister and other USDA employees including Max Finberg, the USDA StrikeForce Coordinator, to inform the public about the initiative, which targets rural areas of persistent poverty. [...]]]>
DG Foods job fair in Bastrop a success Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
The company recently expanded its operations to include a new division of chicken tenders and are looking to fill opening for both a 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. shift as well as six salaried positions.

Supervisors for DG Foods were on-site for the fair. While there, they interviewed all [...]]]>
Meeting for Northeast Delta Human Services to be held Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:11:18 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Northeast Delta HSA Executive Director, Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, will host the meeting along with local community leaders.

"The primary goal of the meeting is to ensure that citizens know how they can find the services we offer for [...]]]>
Conceal Carry Class to be held at Simmons Sporting Goods in Bastrop Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 ]]> Blue Star Marker at Snyder Museum in Bastrop to be rededicated Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
The Clarklea Garden Club will host the event, slated to be held at 11 a.m. March 11 at the Snyder Museum, which is also where the marker is now located after being moved from the split of East and West Madison Ave. The exact date the memorial was first set in Bastrop is unknown.

The Blue Star Memorial Program began in 1944 with the New [...]]]>
DG Foods to hold job fair in Bastrop Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
The plant, located in the Industrial Park, will be opening a new division, which will bring in 100 new jobs. Those interested can attend the job fair, which will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. March 4 at the Bastrop Municipal Center.

There will be openings for both a 6 a.m. [...]]]>
Chamber banquet reslated Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Chamber Director Dorothy Ford said she received a call from the slated guest speaker, Michael "The Beer Man" Lewis, regarding a conflict in scheduling. Lewis will be out of the country representing the Saints on the date that the banquet was originally scheduled.
DARE receives donation Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Dee Tubbs
Randy Ciesbrecht of the Monsanto Company presented the $2,500 check to Sgt. Gary Guice Jr., DARE officer, and Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs Tuesday afternoon after being chosen by Collinston farmer Bobby Myers to research the award.

Myers was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:35:26 +0000