UPDATE: A bill awaits passage of the Louisiana state Senate this week that would consolidate West Baton Rouge Parish’s six fire sub-districts into one parish-wide fire district by July 1 of next year.
18th Judicial District Court Judge Alvin Batiste deferred a contempt of court hearing Tuesday morning on “Audrey McCain versus Demetric Slaughter” until May 29 at 9 a.m.
Officials are confirming that a bill currently before a state Senate committee will consolidate the parish’s six fire sub-districts into one district.
UPDATED-A shooting in the parking lot of Wal-Mart in Port Allen left a man dead Wednesday night, April 24.
Louisiana Attorney General “Buddy” Caldwell declined, at this time, to give Port Allen Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter an opinion regarding her salary, her trip to the Presidential inauguration on taxpayer dollars, and her hiring of a Chief of Staff.