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The 2019 Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society will kick-off at 5:30 p.m.on Friday, April 5 at Brusly High School. The opening ceremonies will feature a Survivor Lap and Caregiver Lap as well as the National Anthem by Kaleb Saizon of Port Allen High School. Read more

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Students from Port Allen and Brusly high schools participated in the District Literary Rally on Feb. 3 at Southeastern University. Students placing in first and second advanced to the State Rally to be held at Louisiana State University on April 6.  Read more

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Gardening enthusiasts can choose from over 5,000 locally-grown plants – about 275 varieties – at the 22nd annual EBR Master Gardeners Association plant sale on Saturday, March 23. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the LSU AgCenter’s Burden Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane in Baton Roug… Read more

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The Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete hosted the 2019 Fete Dulcimers on the Delta Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10 at the West Baton Rouge Museum and Port Allen Community Center. Read more

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Since 1987, March has been designated as Women’s History Month. To honor women and their role in history, the month is dedicated to amplifying women’s voices to honor the past, inform the present and inspire the future. In the West Side Journal’s first West Side Women special section, we wil… Read more

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New Orleans-based author Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s debut novel We Cast a Shadow is an insightful, funny, and challenging read about race and parenting in America. Set in a future version of the south, in an unnamed city that bares some resemblance to New Orleans, We Cast a Shadow’s America is … Read more

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The Baton Rouge RC Club in WBR will host the 2019 Red Stick Classic, a local scale competition beginning Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31. Jeffery Pike serves as  the coordinator for the event.  Read more

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Max is a handsome fellow that is sweet, smart, lovable, and best of all has great manners. He’s great on a leash, house-trained, and knows basic commands. He loves kids, too! Email adoptions@wbrcouncil.org for more information on adopting this happy-go-lucky guy. Read more

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For $25 a ticket, princesses and the male figures in their life bonded by dancing to the dj's music, eating home-cooked meals and enjoying an unforgettable experience.  Read more

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Once again the Addis Mardi Gras Parade, hosted by the Town of Addis and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Addis Volunteer Fire Department, rolled down First Street.  Read more

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Safety Town is an annual event in West Baton Rouge that dates back more than two decades. Various agencies come together to provide safety lessons to students. Read more

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Parents looking for something fun for children to do this summer need not look further than the West Baton Rouge 4-H program. Read more

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Louisiana's first female sculptor Angela Gregory's journey to her dream is showcased by award-winning writer Nancy Penrose in "A Dream and a Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925–1928 (Women's Diaries and Letters of the South)" earlier this month. The memoir shows Gregory'… Read more