The West Baton Rouge Parish Council introduced their 2014-2015 budget during their regular meeting Thursday, November 13, which includes several big projects including nearly $3 million in roads projects and a levee top project in Brusly.
A first-quarter surplus in sales tax revenue is allowing the city of Port Allen to demolish the Old City Hall and to overhaul the city’s zoning ordinance.
Brusly’s first elected Chief of Police, Louis Joseph “L.J.” Berthelot, 82, died in his sleep Sunday, November 9.
A pioneer for the town’s police department as it is today, Berthelot served eight consecutive terms as the police chief, retiring in 2000 after 32 years of service.
On Thursday, November 6, Monique O. Kitts took to the witness stand in the trial where she has been accused of hiring a man to kill her husband in 2010.
Before Kitts took the stand, the trial, which began October 27, heard testimony from several key witnesses that pointed the finger at Kitts and triggerman Karl Michael Howard.
A dramatization of a drunk driving accident took place on Rosedale Road, in front of Port Allen High School, Wednesday morning, October 29, with nearly the entire school on the campus front lawn watching.