PORT ALLEN — Thursday, Governor Bobby Jindal and Cortec CMS President Larry Chauvin announced the company will build a $6 million manufacturing and distribution facility near Port Allen and create 30 new direct jobs averaging $55,000 a year, plus benefits.
Port Allen residents made it clear Saturday – they had grown tired of mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter and her ways.
During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, which was set up by civil rights leader, Rev. Raymond Brown and a group of supporters of P.A. Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter, the group’s call to reject the mayoral recall in Saturday’s election turned to hostility and finger-pointing toward the media for the way the public views Slaughter.
West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters, Stacy Ryan, said Tuesday morning that she is expecting 75-80% voter turnout in Saturday’s Port Allen mayoral recall election.
A Port Allen man is in critical condition after being shot Monday, November 11, and Port Allen Police have narrowed the shooter to one man.