Woods to be inducted into Southern U sports HOF

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A West Baton Rouge man will be inducted into the Southern University Sports Hall of Fame in November for his basketball prowess as well as his contributions in West Baton Rouge and throughout the state.

LeeDell Woods Jr., will be inducted November 7 for a college basketball career where he was voted team MVP as a senior and was named to the All-SWAC team.


“Brusly has gone pink again”

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The West Baton Rouge community came together once again in support of cancer awareness during the fifth annual Brusly Cancer Awareness Walk.

Tanya Johnson, the event coordinator and creator, said that she was happy with the turnout and


PAPD lauded by local store for assistance

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A Port Allen store went from nearly having to close down to being touted as one of the best in the region after the police department intervened, according to Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown.

Brown said that the Family Dollar store in Port Allen, a little more than a year ago, was set to close its doors due, in large, to thefts in the store.


Voter fraud case at a halt until failed 2013 recall petition produced

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The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office must wait until November in order for the 18th Judicial District Court to determine whether Port Allen resident Larry Profit should be held in contempt for failing to produce public records of the failed 2013 petition to recall Port Allen City Councilman R.J. Loupe.

The hearing was originally scheduled for Sept. 11, but a clerk with the WBR Clerk of Court’s office said, “Nothing happened that day.” The hearing was continued to Nov. 6.

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