Brusly P.D. to purchase body cameras, shotguns

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The Brusly Town Council agreed Monday evening to purchase body cameras and shotguns for the police department.

The equipment, according to documented price quotes, will cost the town more than $7,000.

“I know it’s outside of the budget,” said Interim Police Chief Richie Johnson to the town council. “But it’s money that we do have.”


The Fighter

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Brusly resident Jerry Besson was recently inducted into the Louisiana High School Boxing Hall of Fame, as he was, in the 1940s, one of the best boxers in the state.

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Woods to be inducted into Southern U sports HOF

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A West Baton Rouge man will be inducted into the Southern University Sports Hall of Fame in November for his basketball prowess as well as his contributions in West Baton Rouge and throughout the state.

LeeDell Woods Jr., will be inducted November 7 for a college basketball career where he was voted team MVP as a senior and was named to the All-SWAC team.


“Brusly has gone pink again”

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The West Baton Rouge community came together once again in support of cancer awareness during the fifth annual Brusly Cancer Awareness Walk.

Tanya Johnson, the event coordinator and creator, said that she was happy with the turnout and


PAPD lauded by local store for assistance

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A Port Allen store went from nearly having to close down to being touted as one of the best in the region after the police department intervened, according to Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown.

Brown said that the Family Dollar store in Port Allen, a little more than a year ago, was set to close its doors due, in large, to thefts in the store.

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