With the end of the state’s legislative session and the failed passage of certain transportation and infrastructure bills, local leaders are looking at state and federal legislators to draw attention to the traffic gridlock experienced by commuters in the capitol region on an almost daily basis.
Summer brings in increased demand for food assistance. With increased food distribution already underway and more required, the resulting empty shelves are becoming more and more apparent. The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is calling on businesses and the community as a whole to help raise critical funds and food to fill the shelves this summer through its Redstock initiative.
Last week, Brusly High hired its former assistant coach Marc Brown as their new head football coach.
The news comes as a vacancy opened up when former coach Erik Willis left to take the athletic director job at Plaquemine High School.
Port Allen Middle School’s new principal Brandon Fontenot is taking the reins with one goal in mind: make PAMS the best choice for middle school students in the Port Allen area.
Local farmer Allen Herring was given the green light to continue establishing his business, Ecovet Farms, after the West Baton Rouge Parish Council approved the rezoning of a tract of land in the Acadian Bayou Estates area from residential to agricultural at the council’s monthly meeting on June 25.