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 Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, Louisiana State Parks, and elected officials today officially re-opened the cabins at Jimmie Davis State Park in Jackson Parish. The cabins closed following a tornado that struck Jimmie Davis State Park in May 2019, causing severe structural damage from … Read more

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Capital Area United Way is asking for your support during this region-wide Giving Day event, which takes place on Tuesday, November 30th, also known as Giving Tuesday. Donations to Capital Area United Way can be made at www.225gives.org/cauw. Read more

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At the November 18 meeting of the West Side Women’s Club held at the Port Allen Community Center are, from left, hostesses Theresa Altazan, Crystal Ewing, guest speaker Colonel David Couvillion, USMCR Retired, President Edana Robnett, hostesses Ann Dugas, Debbie Schexnaildre and Beckey LeBla… Read more

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The right to earn a living is the cornerstone of the American Dream, but occupational licensure is an often-overlooked form of regulation that stifles job opportunities for low to moderate income Louisianans and hinders their chances of finding work. A report released by the Pelican Institut… Read more

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DECEMBER 2, 1993: National Paramedic of the Year award was presented to Acadian Ambulance’s Gerald Sumrall. Pictured above, left to right, are Richard Zuschlag of Acadian Ambulance, Linda and Gerald Sumrall and Acadian’s Danny Domingue. Read more

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The Southern University Ag Center will hold its Fall Garden Workshop from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Southern University Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena, Multipurpose Building – 14600 Scenic Hwy. - in Baker, Louisiana. This year’s theme is: Fall Back into the Joy… Read more

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On November 9, the West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club went on a day trip to tour the Myrtles in St. Francisville and lunch at Morels on False River   Afterwards members shopped in the New Roads antique shops. Read more

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Singing wonderful patriotic songs to an audience in Holy Family Catholic Church, the students in each class honored our country and its veterans of the armed forces. Their songs were well chosen and well rehearsed, delighting the 400+ veterans, teachers, students, and parents present. Genero… Read more

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Homeschooling is here to stay and the time has come for policymakers to acknowledge that fact. After years of increasing at a rate of about 3 percent a year, the number of parents choosing to homeschool their children has spiked, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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Leigh Prather and  Cheryl Tassin members of the West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club presented Caneview School Cafeteria a Plant of the Month.  The cafeteria staff shown are Alicia Camille, Elizabeth Davis and Melissa Matthew. Read more

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District Attorney Tony Clayton. reports that on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, the following persons were convicted on the charges listed below and were sentenced accordingly: Read more

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FEBRUARY 17, 1994: Governor Edwards presents a $500,000 grant for a new community center and emergency shelter in the northern part of West Baton Rouge Parish to representatives of the parish. Pictured (left to right) are jurors Alcide Delpase and Larry Johnson, Jury President Ted Blanchard,… Read more

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BATON ROUGE— 2020-2021 Inductees to the Hall of Honor for LSU Distinguished Military Alumni will be honored during the annual LSU Salutes the week of Nov. 8-13. The induction ceremony will take place during the Annual Assembly at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the LSU War Memorial on the Pa… Read more

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It’s more important than ever, for people to be aware of phishing scams. These can come in the form of prize offers, threatened punishments, or even an e-mail or text message. The sender usually relies on a victim’s curiosity, try and get them to click, or download something dangerous. Other… Read more

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November isn’t just for Thanksgiving and all things pumpkin spice to be celebrated. It’s also Adopt a Senior Pet Month, highlighting all the amazing dogs and cats “of a certain age” awaiting new homes at a shelter near you.   Read more

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BATON ROUGE  – Today, LABI President and CEO Stephen Waguespack released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s updated vaccine mandate for private companies with more than 100 employees. The ruling will require private companies to mandate vaccinations for all of their employ… Read more

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BATON ROUGE  – Today, LABI President and CEO Stephen Waguespack released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s updated vaccine mandate for private companies with more than 100 employees. The ruling will require private companies to mandate vaccinations for all of their employ… Read more

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will remain open on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, with one exception. The disaster recovery center at the Alario Center (Hall C) in Westwego will close for Veterans Day and reopen Friday, Nov. 12. All other centers will observe regular hours on Veterans Day … Read more

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District Attorney Tony Clayton. reports that on Wednesday, November 4, 2021, the following persons were convicted on the charges listed below  Read more

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Check out this hottie with the body! This adorable chunk is Paxton. He’s around 2 years old, 40 pounds and fully vetted. If you are  interested in adding this handsome guy to your family, send an email to adoptions@wbrcouncil.org to request an adoption application. Read more

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ROAD-E-O WINNERS May 14, 1965: Donald Simpson, project chairman, congratulates winnwrs of the Jaycee sponsored driving Road-E-O. Simpson is shown shaking hands with Michael Caruso, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Geneo Caruso, who was the winner. Second place honors went to his brother, John… Read more

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Please join the West Baton Rouge Museum on Friday, November 12, from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM for Unchained Voices, an evening musical event accompanying the exhibit, Music Behind the Gates. Read more

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BATON ROUGE– To commemorate the 158th anniversary of the “Siege of Port Hudson,” Port Hudson State Historic Site will host its annual re-enactment on Saturday and Sunday, November 6-7, 2021. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more

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During Hispanic Heritage Month here at Caneview K-8, we learned about artist Salvador Dali from Spain. The students saw pictures of some of Dali’s most famous works of art, including The Persistence of Memory or “Melting Clocks,” which depicts Dali’s dream and his perception of time. Student… Read more

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With the emergence of coronavirus variants and continued concerns about the state of the economy, the travel and tourism industry continues to face an uncertain recovery. But one segment of the industry has fared well during the pandemic: camping, RVing, and other forms of outdoor recreation. Read more

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On Nov. 3, 2020, Americans went to the polls in record numbers and voted to give Democrats control of the House, Senate, and the White House based on the promise that we would finally deliver on the most pressing issues facing our country, including voting and civil rights, health care, clim… Read more

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Vials of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine will soon be headed to pediatricians’ offices, hospitals, pharmacies and other providers, after regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted emergency authorization to the pharmaceutical company’s COVID-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-yea… Read more