In September, two men, one a resident of Port Allen, will travel to Uganda, Africa for a project that will bring smiles to faces all across the globe.
A West Baton Rouge man, on Thursday, July 24, was found guilty of second-degree murder for his part in the 2012 fatal shooting of a Brusly High School student.
Marcus Richardson, 24, of Port Allen, shot and killed Brusly student Justin Warner after a fight broke out in the parking lot of the LA-1 Truck Plaza in Port Allen.
The West Baton Rouge Parish council approved a measure on July 24 finalizing the job classifications and pay grades for the parish fire district.
The original measure the council approved on May 8, prior to the consolidation of the fire district, contained two job classifications which Parish Fire Chief Charles Stephens recommended either renaming or eliminating based on conversations with the Office of State Examiner.
After a decade at the helm of the West Baton Rouge School System, an emotional David Corona invited newly hired WBR Parish Schools Superintendent Wes Watts to come take his seat during the regular school board meeting July 23.
The West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau recently acquired a new tourist attraction for West Baton Rouge Parish - a 13 foot, 760 lb. alligator, named “Moby,” which will become a permanent exhibit at the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information Center.