The steady rhythm of hammers on metal and the hum of the furnace has a meditative quality to it, if you ask local blacksmith Gary Hart.
Since he was 2, Marvin Stallings suffered from asthma, but in November of 2013, the disease took his life. His family now seeks to raise awareness about the disease in the community with their second annual march.
The family will march 3.5 miles starting in Alexander Park in Brusly alongside other community members with asthma and their families at 9 a.m. on May 2.
“Asthma is real and it does kill,” said Marvin’s mother, Dianne Stallings. “You hear about heart disease, you hear about cancer, but you never hear about asthma.”
The new face of Port Allen High School football told students Monday that people don’t always get what they want, but they always get what they deserve – and he intends that to be nothing but the best for the student body.
Eight of Allen Herring’s neighbors – four couples – are suing him, his business (EcoVetFarms Louisiana Inc.), West Baton Rouge Parish, the Parish President and the six council members who voted for the variance that allows Herring to conduct indoor agriculture on his residential property.
Funding for school boards, sheriffs’ offices and parish governments are potential targets to pool money for the state’s gaping $1.6 billion budget deficit in the capitol.