The Fourth of July marks a time when Americans celebrate the day, in 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed. People all around the country celebrate the freedom and liberty that came when the United States became an independent nation.
The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office confirmed that they are looking into 59-year-old Addis woman Sandra Rinaudo’s death following a request by the Addis police department to do so.
Rinaudo died in her home on Aug. 9, 2013. The WBR Parish Coroner’s Office ruled her manner of death a homicide and her cause of death “Exsanguination,” or blood loss, due to “Multiple Traumatic Injuries.”
Zachary High School principal, Wesley Watts, was chosen to be the new leader of WBR schools during the West Baton Rouge School Board meeting Wednesday, June 18.
The West Side Journal was awarded top honors on Saturday, June 21, as the community newspaper was named the Louisiana Press Association’s Newspaper of the Year in its respective division for the third time in five years.