Book Review

Summer Book Reviews 7-31-2009

“The Lucky One” is a captivating fictional novel written by Nicholas Sparks. During his time of service in Iraq as a U.S. Marine, Logan Thibault retrieves a small photograph of a young lady left on the ground. He considers this keepsake his lucky charm and will do all that he can to find her. […]


Top of the Class

Stacy Neighbors, an eighth grade language arts teacher at J.B. Martin Middle School in Paradis, was named the 2010 Louisiana Middle School Teacher of the year last week at the Louisiana Department of Education’s Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge. […]

Book Review

Summer Book Reviews 7-8-2009

Two words – vampire romance. Go ahead and laugh – I did when I saw the section that Barnes and Noble bookstore created just for this series of books – but Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” saga is taking the reading world by storm. […]

Book Review

Summer Book Review 6-17-2009

“Jerk, California” by Jonathan Friesen is about high school senior Sam Carrier, who lives with his mother and his stepfather. Sam struggles with his stepfather, who criticizes him about his Tourette’s Syndrome, and struggles to see his true identity, Jack Keegan. […]