During a packed-house council meeting, March 13, where several council members were accused of racism, the Port Allen city council adopted a resolution 3-2 to request that the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office launch an investigation into Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter’s first few months in office.
In its 12th year of existence as a festival in Port Allen, the Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete, a festival celebrating the dulcimer, proved once again that is one of the premiere fests of its kind in the region.
Port Allen City Councilman and Chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee Garry Hubble is currently leading an effort to clarify the city’s department heads via a retroactive ordinance – an effort Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter said she opposes.
During the town of Addis regular monthly council meeting Wednesday, March 6, the town council voted to hire a new police officer for the Addis P.D.
West Baton Rouge Parish President Riley “Pee Wee” Berthelot has declared this week “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in WBR Parish.