Parish President Riley “Peewee” Berthelot assured an audience of businesspeople that West Baton Rouge is more financially secure than ever during his State of the Parish address at the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the Addis Community Center.
Trinity Marine announced just last week that it is going to close its operations in West Baton Rouge Parish and layoff the 283 employees who work at the facility.
The Port Allen Police arrested two people in connection to a spree of Coca-Cola machine thefts that totaled a $14,000 in damages and $1,500 in stolen money in the metro region.
The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce hit a new record for business membership, according to Scott Gaudin, the chamber’s chair.
Photo by Quinn Welsch/The West Side Journal
Throughout American history, people have lived in all sorts of places, from military barracks and two‐story colonials to college dormitories and row houses. “House & Home,” a new exhibition at the West Baton Rouge Museum