After more than a week of parish schools being in session, as schools officially began in West Baton Rouge on August 12, WBR Superintendent of Schools David Corona said that the school year began without a hitch.
*Editor’s Note - Due to the West Side Journal’s Tuesday afternoon deadline, the article concerning the P.A. Council Meeting taking place Wednesday, August 14, will be in next week’s edition.
Pulling up to Sharon Baptist Church in Erwinville, the old brick sanctuary stands resolute and full of promise. Flanking its side is the church’s Sunday school facility and the pastor’s house on the far end.
On Monday, August 12, summer came to an end for WBR students as they made their way back to school, and with the help of St. Vincent de Paul, several hundred impoverished WBR students proudly were among the many attending with brand new clothes.
Iberville Sheriff Brett Stassi and West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes announced that the Iberville and West Baton Rouge Interstate Criminal Enforcement Units had the largest synthetic marijuana drug bust in state history on August 1.