Port Allen police nab car prowlers

Written by Quinn Welsch on . Posted in Local

Two 17 year olds were arrested by police after going on a car prowling spree from Avenue G to Courthouse Street just before dawn in Port Allen on Saturday, Aug. 8.

The police were alerted by a local resident to two suspicious men dressed in all black near the Michigan Avenue and Pine Street intersection at about 5 a.m.


$80K in cough syrup confiscated

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Kerrick Teamer, 33, of Pensacola, Fla., was arrested early in the morning on  Wednesday, Aug. 5, by West Baton Rouge Sheriff agents after they discovered marijuana and 100 bottles of prescription cough syrup in his possession.


Schools schedule Community Work Days to keep school yards tidy

Written by Joelle Wright on . Posted in Local

When West Baton Rouge Schools Superintendent Wes Watts addressed teachers and administrators at the end of last summer in his first address as superintendent, he encouraged everyone to “Make Awesome Happen.”

This saying has become somewhat of a motto for the district.

Coming into this new 2015-16 school year, Watts wanted to do something to bring together student, parents, teachers and administrators to make that awesome happen.

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