The West Baton Rouge Parish Council discussed redistributing district sales tax based on the LSU adjusted population census counts during the regular parish council meeting Thursday evening, October 24.
A Gonzales man died Wednesday afternoon in Port Allen after the car he was driving veered into the lane of an oncoming 18-wheeler truck causing a near head-on collision.
A Port Allen restaurant, gas station and casino were destroyed Sunday afternoon after a two-alarm fire that began in the restaurant’s kitchen brought firefighters from as far as Baton Rouge to assist in its dousing.
West Baton Rouge Parish School System Superintendent David Corona announced that he plans to retire at the end of the school year.
Prior to a special budget meeting set for Wednesday, Oct. 23, the city of Port Allen continued to see delays in enacting a 2013-2014 budget and in setting a trial date for the 18th Judicial District Court case involving the mayor versus the city’s CFO.