Richie Johnson was sworn in as Brusly’s newest Chief of Police Wednesday, April 30, in the WBR Parish Courthouse by retired chief justice Catherine “Kitty” Kimble while Johnson’s wife, Chantelle, holds the Bible he swears upon. Johnson’s sons Cooper and Cody also participate in their father’s ceremony.
Traffic woes continue to be a major topic of discussion in West Baton Rouge, and Wednesday, April 30, the area’s business and government leaders joined the discussion during the WBR Chamber of Commerce April luncheon.
On Tuesday, April 22, Brusly’s town council agreed to appoint Richie Johnson as the town’s interim police chief, and made the appointment effective April 26, the day after former chief Jamie Whaley officially resigned from the position.
U.S. Senator David Vitter held a town hall meeting in Addis Thursday morning, discussing issues and answering locals’ questions regarding everything from Obamacare to West Baton Rouge traffic woes.
The city of Port Allen’s public works department has begun work on a four- to five-year, $1.5 million road improvements program.
The first, $375,000 phase includes road improvements to the east side of La. Hwy. 1, specifically:
6th Street from Court Street to Rosedale Road