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Pretty In Pink

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The third annual “Together We Can Find a Cure” march was held in Brusly Saturday morning as hundreds of people took to the streets in support of cancer awareness.

As the sun slowly rose to warm the crowd, the sight was a beautiful one - a sea of pink and purple walking the Brusly streets, united by the bonds of love for each other in their quest to find a cure for cancer.

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JAG members initiated, officers installed

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The Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) participants in West Baton Rouge were at the parish courthouse last Friday for their 3rd annual Installation and Initiation ceremony.  

During the ceremony, officers and members were inducted into the Career Association, a national network of teens and young adults interested in career success.   Seventy-six participants from Brusly and Port Allen High Schools accepted the vow of membership from Judge Robin Free, who also swore in fifteen officers for leadership of chapters at both high schools.

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Parish being sued over zoning dispute

Written by Emily Bell on . Posted in Local

All one Port Allen man wants to do is to roof and eventually enclose an existing concrete slab on his property. 

Residents and the parish council won’t allow it, citing nonconforming use in an agricultural area, burdens to residents and previous problems with the property.

Now, Floyd Edwards, of 12125 S. Palmer Lane, is suing the parish.

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WBR AgCenter Extension hires new county agent, 4-H agent

Written by Aaron Williams on . Posted in Local

The West Baton Rouge 4-H and Extension Services programs hope to make an impact with two recent hires, with new associate county agent Steve Borel and assistant extension agent, or 4-H agent, Elliott Scoggs.

Borel, who started his position in September, filled a vacant position left after former county agent Louis Lirette resigned to pursue a venture in St. Tammany Parish.

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