The Proposal

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Many people want a sign that they are loved. But last week, when a 4x6 foot white sign that read “Will you marry me?” stood in the median of La. 1 in Brusly, a sign of affection quickly stirred into a widespread mystery that quickly became the talk of the town.

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P.A. disconnect notices being discontinued

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The City of Port Allen will no longer mail disconnect notices to city water and natural gas customers who are delinquent in paying their bill. The change will be effective with the March 1, 2015 billing.

Bills are mailed to customers on the first of the month and are due by the 26th of the month. They are delinquent if not paid by the 26th.



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After nearly a year of worshiping in an alternate building on their property, parishioners of Holy Family Catholic Church in Port Allen finally got a chance to enter into their updated church building on Sunday, February 1.

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Watts reveals vision

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West Baton Rouge Schools Superintendent Wes Watts said that he has high hopes for the future of the school system, saying that he believes WBR will be a top-10 school district within 15 years.

“In 2020, where are we going to be in West Baton Rouge Parish?” Watts asked the board Wednesday evening during the January 21 School Board Meeting. “I think we will be a top 10 school district. I see the people and the work that’s being done … as a system, if we’re all rowing the boat in the same direction, and we’re all in, then there’s some amazing things that are going to take place here.”

During the board meeting, Watts uncovered the WBR School District’s vision statement, mission vision and core values agreed upon by board members and administrators during a November 8, 2014, school board retreat.

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