Istrouma Returns to Varsity Football Next Fall Against Old Rival Bogalusa

Since reopening in Fall 2017 after being closed for four years, Istrouma High School relaunched its heralded football program, which has won nine State Championships. For the 2017-2018 school year, Istrouma had only 9th and 10th graders. Under Louisiana High School Athletic Association rules, it was only allowed to compete at the Junior Varsity level, […]

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Istrouma High-Bogalusa Rivalry in Words Of Bogalusa Students, Fans 60 Years Later

News that Istrouma High’s return to varsity football will begin with Bogalusa High next September is sure to bring back lots of memories from alumni of both Istrouma High and Bogalusa High. The rivalry between Istrouma in Baton Rouge and the Bogalusa High Lumberjacks spanned more than 30 years. For much of that time, they […]

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BRCC to Play LSU-E in Men’s, Women’s Basketball on Jan. 30 With Games to Air Worldwide

Baton Rouge Community College Vice Chancellor Phil Smith says the BRCC sports program is loaded with talent and exciting play, great coaches, and excellent facilities, but not enough sports fans are aware of how good the BRCC Bears are. That changed January 19 2019 when the college launched an ambigious schedule of TV broadcasts of […]

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Capital City News To Bring Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade for Lecture, New Book

Brian Kilmeade, host of Fox and Friends every morning on Fox News, will come to Baton Rouge to speak on his new book, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans at the invitation of the Capital City News as part of its Great Americans Lecture Series.         The event will be held from […]

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City Judge, City Constable on Ballot Nov. 6

Two familiar candidates are seeking a City Judgeship Nov. 6 in a Republican-oriented south Baton Rouge district. Chris Hester and Johnell Matthews will meet again after an at-large race last year. In the City Constable’s race, four political newcomers are running — Riley Harbor, Terrica Williams, Trey Bargas, and Leo Lamonte. The Constable’s office works […]

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Kyle Ardoin’s Political Mail

Acting Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin got himself in trouble last week when he sent out a mailing, labeled by his opponents as “political,” to 44,000 senior citizens who received mail ballots for the Nov. 6 election. The mailing was paid for by the taxpayers. A few days before Ardoin sent out the unsolicited mailing, […]

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Rick Edmonds, Heather Cloud, A.G. Crowe on Nov. 6th Ballot

Nine candidates are running for Secretary of State in a special election Nov. 6 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Tom Schedler. Six Republicans are seeking to replace Schedler, and the good news for conservatives is that three of the candidates are highly-regarded conservative Republicans. The bad news for conservatives is exactly […]

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Istrouma Indians, Off to 4-0 Start, Recall Glory Days Of Seasons Past

Istrouma High School’s fledgling football program is off to an impressive start. After going 4-1 last year, Istrouma  is 4-0 so far this season with four games remaining. Last week, the Indians defeated Broadmoor handily 37-6, thereby avenging its only loss last year. Enrollment at Istrouma is skyrocketing, increasing from 452 students in May to […]

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Istrouma Homecoming

Istrouma High principal Reginald Douglas is inviting Istrouma alumni of all generations to return to the school for Homecoming celebrations Oct. 10 and 13. “We’re excited about our alumni returning home. They will love the physical facilities and our students and faculty,” he said. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 with […]

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Istrouma High Advisory Committee

Istrouma High School has made great progress over the past three years, going from a school that was closed and set for demolition to a beautiful new campus with $30 million in improvements, an entirely new faculty and staff, and the fastest growing student body in the state. Istrouma went from 452 students in May […]

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