The West Baton Rouge Fire District responded to an electrical fire at 4:52 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, at A-1 Air Conditioning and DTB Auto’s offices located at 1467 Court St.
Two bills in the state Legislature that would decrease the penalties for possession of marijuana will likely reduce inmate populations in Louisiana, but could have an adverse effect on parish jails.
Temperatures in the 90s didn’t stop locals and visitors from kicking up some dirt as blues, soul and zydeco music filled the air at the Blues and Southern Soul Festival at the Louis Mouch Jr. Multipurpose Arena on Saturday, June 6.
Students in West Baton Rouge can expect the school bell to ring at slightly different times this upcoming school year after the School Board approved new start times to help alleviate traffic concerns for parents and teachers who commute across the north and south ends of the parish and across the river.
Homeschool students received recognition for a job well done this year after the Westside Homeschoolers held its first ever graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 31, at the West Baton Rouge Museum.