Council, residents applaud Robertson

Written by Emily Bell on . Posted in Local

During the April 9 Port Allen city council meeting, city council members and residents praised Lynn Robertson for her nearly four months as interim mayor following the successful recall election of former mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter.


Former narcotics agent arrested on drug charges

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

A West Baton Rouge sheriff’s major was arrested Monday, April 7, on drug charges and malfeasance in office after deputies found, in his possession, several types of illegal narcotics.

Major Mervin Jerome Fontenot, who was a WBRSO Narcotics Commander, and Director of the River West Narcotics Taskforce from 1997-2013, was charged and booked for possession with intent to distribute Oxycodone, Valium, codeine and crack cocaine, as well as malfeasance in office.


Lee wins

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local


Port Allen residents have once again decided to take a step in a different direction, as voters Richard Lee III was elected Mayor in a stunning 58 percent victory in the primary election April 5.

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