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We are quickly moving into the Phase one startup of our State and Local governments. Stores, restaurants, barbershops, and churches are slowly reopening. Please remember that this virus is still a threat and it has taken a toll on our communities. Let’s not let our guard down. Read more

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1974 — Queen of Six Parishes — Mrs. Marie E. Follins was recently elected queen of the West Baton Rouge Women’s Auxiliary of District 4.  Read more

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Now through Labor Day, West Baton Rouge Museum is holding a COVID Art and Essay Contest Series comprised of a research project and a monthly online crowd sourced creative art contest to stay connected to the community during this Coronavirus season.    Read more

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1982 — Bill’s Dollar Store, located at the intersection of Court and Jefferson Streets in Port Allen opened officially on May 7 to a crowd of bargain shoppers. 1945 — First WBR Man Discharged on Point System — Hilton J. Guidry of Addis becomes the first man discharged from the Army under the… Read more

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Gumdrop is made of sugar and spice and every-thing nice and is searching for a forever family. Gumdrop is around a year old, 40 pounds and fully vetted. Read more

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We took a ton of pictures during Tip’s “pawfes-sional” photo shoot and this goofy boy has this awesome grin in every single one! Tip is truly one happy pup! He’s around a year old, 50 pounds and fully vetted. A true mixed breed (maybe Lab/Hound mix) who loves other dogs, knows a few basic co… Read more

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Nala is looking for a foster home while volunteers are not allowed at the shelter due to COVID-19 precautions. She is the longest resident at the shelter and the amount of time Nala enjoys outside will greatly diminish. Read more

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As Americans struggle with the prospect of hunkering down for weeks or even months in response to COVID-19, we in Louisiana already know how to cope. We’ve done this drill before, after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Read more

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Auto manufacturers have long embraced technology that can streamline the automotive experience for drivers. For example, several years ago keyless entry and ignition systems were introduced, initially on high-end vehicles before they became standard on many other models.  Read more