Pointe Coupee Electric and NRG Energy sponsored six local students for the 51st Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.
Two Plaquemine men, Carl Landry, 50, and Lambert Rome, 35, are the first couple in the West Side parishes to officially marry under the newly established Supreme Court ruling that no longer prohibits same sex couples from marrying in certain states.
Kristiana Tillman died as a result of electrocution at about 3:15 p.m. on June 22 on Chad Street in Addis.
“From everything we can see, and from where the girl passed away at, she grabbed some live electrical wires on an [air conditioning] unit that had wires exposed,” Addis Police Chief Ricky Anderson said.
With the end of the state’s legislative session and the failed passage of certain transportation and infrastructure bills, local leaders are looking at state and federal legislators to draw attention to the traffic gridlock experienced by commuters in the capitol region on an almost daily basis.
Summer brings in increased demand for food assistance. With increased food distribution already underway and more required, the resulting empty shelves are becoming more and more apparent. The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is calling on businesses and the community as a whole to help raise critical funds and food to fill the shelves this summer through its Redstock initiative.