PONCHATOULA – More than 50 Junior high school students participated in the first G.T. Carter Poetry Contest (when). Katelyn Vaughn, a 7th grader at Hammond Junior High Magnet, won first place for her poem “Bullying.” Kylie Burks, a 7th grader at Ponchatoula Junior High School, won second place for her poem “Just Because.” Traven Jones, a 6th grader at Independence Middle Magnet won third place for his poem “The Bird of Feelings.” Redasia Caston, a 7th grader at Hammond Junior High, won honorable mention for her poem “Too Fast.” The management and staff of The Drum thank all the schools, students and judges that participated. A special thanks to Theresa Hamilton for her assistance and making it all happen.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 6pm Baton Rouge Youth Coming Together: Citywide Youth Strategy Prayer Meeting Antioch Full Gospel Ministry 6538 Mickens Road, Baton Rouge Advocates against crime, entrepreneurs, concerned citizens, and prayer intercessors will join youth […]
Long known for its good water, Ponchatoula took it seriously last year when reports of isolated incidents of discoloration reached City Hall, ordering tests as well as reviewing the entire system’s history. To update the […]