The Port Allen City Council voted July 10 not to introduce an ordinance that would appropriate more money for Mayor Demetric Slaughter’s nearly $85,000 a year salary.
Parish President Riley “Pee Wee” Berthelot said the councils of the three municipalities, Addis, Brusly and Port Allen, have approved concurring resolutions for the parish to go forward with one fire district per a state Senate bill signed into law June 5;
Two years ago, on July 18, Sylviane Finck Lozada was reported missing after nearly two weeks of family members in Belgium as well as friends in the Baton Rouge area having no communication with her.
Port Allen City Councilman Hugh “Hootie” Riviere, who banded together with fellow councilmen Garry Hubble and R.J. Loupe to bring a lawsuit against Port Allen Mayor Demetric Slaughter, publicly commented for the first time since the July 2 ruling.
The town of Addis approved a preliminary plat during their regular town meeting Wednesday for Sunset Lakes, an addition to Sunset Place, a new subdivision on the north end of the town.