Port Allen’s Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain will receive a $112,500 settlement from the city after negotiations between her, the Port Allen City Council and former mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter in the West Baton Rouge Parish court on Monday, May 4.
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Plaquemine Bank and Trust Company hosted the 28th annual "Art Alert" Art Show, which was open to all natives and current residents of Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parishes.
Not every confrontation requires brute force. Sometimes, heated situations require a bit of understanding.
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.”