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The Oldies But Goodies Fest last weekend featured a classic car show, a barbecue contest with several categories, a jitterbug contest, lots of live music and south Louisiana festival cuisine and brought hundreds to the West Baton Rouge Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Read more

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LAKE CHARLES, LA – It’s an exciting time to be in the chamber of commerce industry and to be a chamber in Louisiana.  Many chambers have risen to the challenge to provide unparalleled leadership and direction, helping their members and communities thrive.  This type of performance reflects t… Read more

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The first 2019-2020 meeting of the West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club was held at the West Baton Rouge Parish Library  on September 10. The members shared a time to visit with refreshments before the meeting then  President Andrea Normand gave an overview of the coming year and Vice Pr… Read more

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When looking to quell hunger pangs that can pop up between meals, many people reach for snacks. Snacks can be a great way to prevent overeating at mealtime, but such benefits can be negated if people choose the wrong snacks.  Read more

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The 2019 Louisiana Book Festival is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join in the celebration for an insider’s experience of the festival. Hundreds of volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities, including welcoming presenters, escorting authors, assisting with programs, staffing festi… Read more

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Deacon is a sweet little Beagle mix searching for his forever home! Deacon is around 2 years of age, weighs 30 pounds, is fully vetted and gets along great with other dogs. Please email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org for more information on adopting Deacon. Read more

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Fancypants is a 9 year old female looking for her furrrever home. Fancypants is spayed, up to date on vaccines, and microchipped. For more information on adopting Fancypants email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org! Read more

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Sixty-eight percent of American households, or about 85 million families, own a pet, according to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Parish Parish School Board hosted a ribbon-cutting at the new addition to the Lukeville School between Brusly and Addis last Thursday morning. “Thanks to everybody in our community and school system for allowing this to happen,” said Superintendent Wes Watts, left center… Read more

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Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin proudly unveiled the 2019 “I Voted” sticker at a press conference Tuesday morning at the Hilliard University Art Museum on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Read more

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Dawn is a darling 8-month old mixed breed pup who loves other dogs and would be an amazing family dog! Email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org if you are interested in adopting this darlin’ pup! Read more

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First and foremost, I’d like to issue a statement of sincere gratitude directed to everyone who made efforts toward the success of my campaign to represent District VI on the West Baton Rouge Parish Council. All the support, well wishes and labor along the way were both humbling and inspirin… Read more

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Home improvement projects range from major construction overhauls like bathroom remodeling jobs to smaller renovations that may entail something as minor as painting the walls. Read more

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Sam is a bundle of fun that would bring joy to any family! Sam seems to love other dogs and likes to “talk” to you. Sam is a 3-5 year old male who weighs about 40 lbs (but could use some groceries). If you are interested in adopting Sam please email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org! Read more

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Veteran Louisiana journalist and author Tom Aswell’s third nonfiction book, Louisiana’s Rogue Sheriffs: A Culture of Corruption, is scheduled was launched on July 1, Aswell and Claitor’s Book Publishing an-nounced today. The late Louisiana po-litical writer John Magin-nis recognized that pow… Read more

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Dexter is a handsome guy waiting to find his for-ever home. He’s fully vetted, micro-chipped and accepting applications for adoption. Please email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org for more information on adopting Dexter.  Read more

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Buckaroo Bindlestiff, aka Keith Nelson, pleased family audiences last week in Port Allen and Addis with his roping, juggling, and bull whip cracking feats in performances sponsored by the West Baton Rouge Parish Library and funded by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Nelson performs wi… Read more

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On Tuesday, June 18 the West Baton Rouge Library hosted “Your Organized Home” with guest speaker Teresa Taylor, Professional Organizer, Productivity Coach & Trainer, and Owner of A Taylored Space, LLC. Read more

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Guaranty Bank & Trust Company announced a promotion within the bank. The Board of Directors approved the promotion of Mrs. Letha Butler to Assistant Vice-President and Branch Manager of the Maringouin and Grosse Tete Branches. Read more

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 Summer is a busy time for the West Baton Rouge Parish Library.   Library employees  arrange programs and present art and science explorations in ten parish locations throughout June and July.   There are many activities happening at the library, too.  On Thursday morning, last week, the lib… Read more