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Michael and Kasi LeBlanc Eschette announce the birth of their daughter, Brynn Marie Eschette.  She was born September 13, 2020 at Woman’s Hospital and weighed 6lbs 14oz.    Her maternal grandparents are Glen and Linda LeBlanc and Darla Short. Her paternal grandparents are Gene and Desiree Th… Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Museum and the West Baton Rouge Parish Library will celebrate a “Merry not Scary-Socially Distant- Halloween.”   The festivities, which are FREE and open to the public, will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., on the grounds of the West Baton Roug… Read more

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This Fall, you won’t want to miss a single one of the Baton Rouge Arts Markets (BRAM)! The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has set dates for the remainder of 2020, and welcomes the community to enjoy this socially-distanced, outdoor market in conjunction with Red Stick Farmers Market on … Read more

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Attending the West Side Women’s Club meeting on October 15 at the Addis Community Center are, from left, hostesses Toni Hix, Alice LeBlanc, Joy Hobbins, Edana Robnett and guest speaker Katherine Lorio. Ann Dugas also hosted.  Read more

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Principal Walt Lemoine of Brusly High School gave the West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club a grand tour of the new school on October 13. Everyone was extremely impressed with the tour. Several members expressed a desire to return to school if they could attend this state of the art schoo… Read more

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1965 — Barry Wilkinson (above left) of Port Allen, newly-elected president of the Junior Division at LSU, discusses his new duties with Dr. George H. Deer, dean of Junior Division, and Roger Ogden of Lafayette, outgoing president. Read more

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It takes months to plan and implement West Baton Rouge Museum’s annual SugarFest, and the uncertainty of what phase our state would be in due to Covid-19 helped museum staff to think creatively on how to stay connected to the community and to the artists and musicians that make this event so sweet. Read more

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Willis is a senior German Shepherd in foster care with one of our rescue partners, Rescue me Animal Welfare Society! We are sharing his post in hopes of helping Willis find a forever home so he can live out his golden years with a family. Willis is fully vetted, house and kennel- trained, an… Read more

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Right now, the pandemic is causing chaos and uncertainty for colleges and students. But it won’t always be that way. And if you have children who will be heading off to school in the next few years, you’re probably thinking about more typical concerns – such as expenses. How will you pay for… Read more

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We have now moved out of Phase one and jumped feet first into the Phase two startup of our State and Local governments. Now our local businesses are allowing up to seventy-five percent occupancy. Please let’s keep our focus! This virus is still a threat and is still taking its toll on our co… Read more

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Cool weather makes me crave soups. About seven years ago, while living in Singapore I was out late at a Hawker Centre – or food court. I was hungry and, because it was late, there was only one restaurant opened at the food court, and they only served soup. Read more

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Leon is a sweet and shy Black Mouth Cur mix pup who is spending time in a foster home while he waits on a forever home. This guy is around a year old, 40 pounds, and fully vetted. He is leash trained and gets along well with cats and dogs. If you are interested in meeting Leon and possibly a… Read more

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Those who have lived a long time have done a lot, seen a lot – and can teach us a lot. And that’s certainly true when it comes to investing.   Read more

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A Pew Research Center survey shows most Americans think the federal government isn’t doing enough to combat climate change, and that a vast majority of Democrats think the U.S. should prioritize alternative energy development over expanding fossil fuels. But about half of conservative Republ… Read more

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Yesterday, I had a nice long Zoom chat with an old friend.  Read more

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Check out this stunning fella! Tramp is a Cattle Dog mix, with a unique grey merle coat and awesome personality - he’s a young adult, around 50 pounds and fully vetted.He’s currently in foster care while he waits on a forever family.  Please send us an email at adoptions@wbrcouncil.org if yo… Read more

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   If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing with an enormous emotional burden, and coping with your grief can seem like a full-time struggle. Unfortunately, the business of life must go on – and the financial moves you make at this time can have a big impact on … Read more

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1988: The West Baton Rouge Prebyterian Church  officials announced the Dr. John F. Horn (pictured left) began serving as pastor on Sept. 4. Dr. Horn succeeds Rev. George Hicks who served as pastor for many years. Read more

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   During a recent lazy Sunday, I made a miniature charcuterie tray with crackers, salami and cheese … Suddenly I was reminded of the European trip I made with my mother. Read more

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Bunny is ready to “hop” into her forever home! Bunny is a silly fawn pittie with an energetic personality? Bunny is an adult female, around 55 pounds and gets along with other dogs. Please send us an email at adoptions@wbrcouncil.org if you are interested in adopting or fostering Bunny. Read more