West Baton Rouge Museum’s premiere festival continues to grow in size and popularity, as, on Sunday, October 5, the 19th annual SugarFest attracted its largest crowd ever.
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.
A Street Dedication Ceremony was held September 23rd to officially open Eddie Payne III Drive to the public. The new street in Port Allen near William and Lee Park was named after Payne in recognition of his tireless efforts to encourage and motivate area youth.
On September 17, West Side Journal editor and Port Allen resident Aaron Williams travelled to Uganda, Africa to take part in a project called “Geaux Love Africa.”
Some changes could be in order for the much-traversed La. Hwy. 1 upon the completion of a state traffic, access and safety study of the highway from N. Line Rd. to its junction with La. 988 (Schneblen St.).