Goldonna News

By Reba Phelps

The historic and beautiful Goldonna Assembly of God Church is gearing up for their 80th Anniversary Celebration to be held March 12-14. The festivities will begin Friday at 6:30 as Brother Gerald Crabb brings the message. Saturday services begin at 6:30 and Sunday services begin at 10:00am with a covered dish luncheon at 12:00 and The Perry’s will be ministering in song at 1:30. This is a weekend that you do not want to miss. Come visit with Brother Timmy Harris and his congregation as they celebrate 80 years of being a lighthouse in the community of Goldonna.

Goldonna Elementary and Junior High had two students chosen as Students of the Year for Natchitoches Parish. The 8th grade Student of the Year is Miss Kelsey Cameron. The 5th grade Student of the Year is Mr. Brody Guin. Both students participated in the portfolio and the interview session of the District wide competition.

“I’m so proud of our Goldonna Elementary and Junior High School students of the year. They took great pride in themselves and showed what amazing students they are. Brody and Kelsey were wonderful representatives for the Student of the Year and as their Principal, words cannot express how proud I am of them”, said Principal, Cori Beth Manuel.

Goldonna Town Hall is the place to be Friday, January 29th, at 6:00pm as they get ready to host a community wide meeting to discuss solutions for road repair. This will be a collaborative meeting in an effort to work with local government to repair roads. All citizens are invited to attend. Participating in the meeting will be Mayor Smith and the Town Council, Representative Gabe Firment, Parish Councilman Marty Cheatwood, and Parish President, John Richmond. Citizens are asked to bring their ideas and solutions to work with our local government.

Lakeview High School will facilitate a one day, in person Virtual-Learning Student Orientation. The in-person orientation will serve high school students enrolled in Virtual Learning for the Spring Semester. The in-person orientation will take place from 8:00am – 10:30am. Breakfast will be provided for those who arrive at 7:30. Student pick up will be at 10:30. All students attending in-person orientation will need to be picked up by this time by a parent or guardian unless the student can drive. This orientation will serve as an introduction to your Spring classes and can help answer your questions about the incoming online student learning process. If you have questions you can contact the main office at 318-476-3360.

If you have news to include please email Reba Phelps at jreba.phelps@gmail.com