JBE elected Governor of La.

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Brusly attorney beat by EBR council member for state rep.; local tax renewals pass

State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D- Amite, was announced the next Governor of Louisiana, following a concession from U.S. Sen. David Vitter at about 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.


Louisiana’s love for literature

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“Throughout the state there is such an abundance of talent” ~ author Christee Atwood

Photo courtesy of the West Baton Rouge Parish Library

Everybody’s got a story.

At least that’s what Louisiana author Christee Atwood and West Baton Rouge Parish Library director Beth Vandersteen both agree on. Atwood was recently featured at the parish library’s 15th annual literary event, Celebrating Louisiana Writers, on Thursday, Nov. 19.


Supt. Watts says WBR will be a top district by 2020

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Superintendent Wes Watts is determined to put the West Baton Rouge Parish School District in the top 10 districts in the state of Louisiana by the year 2020.

All of the pieces are in place, he told the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce during his “state of the schools” address at the Chamber’s monthly meeting, on Nov. 18.

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