BHS students participate in SU band camp

Written by Dara Badon on . Posted in Local


Music has proven time and time again to better the lives of individuals, especially children.

Programs such as Southern University’s High School Band Camp and teachers like Anthony Hollins, band director at Brusly Middle and Brusly High schools, are giving these young artists the opportunity to learn and shape themselves in a safe, creative way, and that is more than great to see.


Gas lines in Acadian Crossing repaired

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

Last week, during the Addis Town Council Meeting, Mayor David Toups announced that the gas line issues in Acadian Crossing have been repaired.

In May, officials from the parish and the town said that there were “serious issues with the gas line” in Acadian Crossing, which caused joint failures as fuses in the pipes to separated.


Council discusses PAPD turnover rate

Written by Emily Bell on . Posted in Local


The Port Allen city council has once again authorized Police Chief Esdron Brown to advertise for one vacant police officer position within the city of Port Allen police department. Once the position is filled, it will be the department’s seventh hire following a reported five turnovers this year.

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Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local


Two separate Port Allen groups recently helped make the scalding summer a little more bearable for many residents throughout West Baton Rouge Parish, as they doled out loads of box fans to help elderly and less fortunate residents throughout the area.

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