West Baton Rouge Schools Superintendent David Corona said that though numerical scores would drop for this year’s district school performance score, he believed WBR students did as well as, if not better than, last year’s 105.5 score, which gave WBR schools a letter-grade of B.
Toward the end of the spring, most people around the Baton Rouge area start counting down the days until summer begins; or football season; or, for parents, the day schools begin again; but very few count down the days until the beginning of hurricane season.
Sunday, June 16, all bars in unincorporated areas of the parish are again allowed to stay open until 2 a.m., due to an executive order suspending the enforcement of a 10 p.m. closing time in effect since Feb. 17, 2012.
For the next fiscal year, Port Allen Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter is proposing a $40,000 salary cut to the Chief Financial Officer, a $20,000 salary cut to the Chief Administrative Officer and $60,000 in funding for a new Community Development position.
The Louisiana Secretary of State’s office is currently in receipt of a petition to recall Port Allen Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter, a petition which now has about 180 days to acquire over 1,200 signatures.