Camera monitoring bridge to help alleviate traffic woes

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

West Baton Rouge Parish President Riley “PeeWee” Berthelot said Tuesday afternoon that the tall device on the south side of the Intracoastal Bridge in the LA-1 median is, in fact, a surveillance camera.

He said that the camera, which dons WBR Homeland Security decals, belongs to the parish and is being used to monitor traffic. he added that the camera, which is pointed in the direction of the bridge, may be used as evidence of traffic violations in court.


Trailer ordinance sparks town inspector talk

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The Addis Town Council kept their ongoing discussion on trailers and trailer parks rolling Wednesday night, as council member Wilson “Hook” Cazes summarized what he and the Addis trailers committee discussed during their recent committee meeting.

“We mostly discussed enforcement of the issues of skirting … porches,” Cazes said. “If we had somebody to enforce the ordinance, we might be in a better situation.”

In chapter 11, of Addis’ Code of Ordinances, section 11-11, it states the boundaries of trailer installations with the town.


PAHS coach search narrows to six

Written by John Dupont on . Posted in Local

Six applicants remain in the interview process for a new head football coach at Port Allen High School.

Interviews were set to continue this week as PAHS seeks a replacement for Guy Blanchard, who announced his resignation last month after 10 years at the helm of the program.


Residential or Agricultural?

Written by Emily Bell on . Posted in Local


There is still debate over whether a 223-acre tract of land between La. Hwy. 76 and La. Hwy. 413 is residential or agricultural.

The issue first came to the parish council’s attention when Allen Herring requested a rezoning of his property, one of the lots on the tract of land, from residential to agricultural.

Real estate agent Skipper Grady said the parish made a mistake in labeling the entire tract residential, saying that only 27 acres were supposed to be residential, for a subdivision called Acadian Bayou Estates, and the rest was supposed to be agricultural.

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