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The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), authorized by the Governor and State of Louisiana, is seeking nominations for Louisiana’s next Poet Laureate. The LEH has appointed a selection committee, as required by state legislation. Read more

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Many students at Brusly and Port Allen High School earned places on the Honor Roll and were recognized for other achievements during the second semester of the 2018-29 school year. They are listed below separated by school, grade level and achievement.  Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Council on Aging will be sponsoring an AARP driver safety course (50 years of age and older) on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Read more

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Holy Family School held the first Social Studies Fair in nearly two decades on Friday, Jan. 12 in the Parish Hall. Students presented their unique projects on a variety of categories including Louisiana history, economics, sociology, and political science. Students chose their topics and exp… Read more

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The 80th Annual Membership Meeting of PC Electric is scheduled for Wednesday, January 30 at 12 o'clock noon at the Scott Civic Center on Major Parkway in New Roads. Registration will take place from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Registration will close promptly at noon. Read more

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I don’t often read non-fiction. In general, I find it harder to sit down and read at length. I like a strong narrative and that usually means fiction. I also don’t ever read anything about the royal family, as it’s a subject I don’t find particularly interesting. Sure, I know who Meghan Mark… Read more

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The Square Collection featuring fine art from some of America’s most distinguished artists opens at the West Baton Rouge Museum on January 19, 2019. Twenty figurative sculptures by the internationally renowned sculptor, Tina Allen, are the centerpieces of the show from the private collection… Read more

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These letters were sent by students on the West Side to the North Pole. They will be featured in the Thursday, December 27 print edition of the West Side Journal on pages 3 and 4.  Read more

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Staff Report WBR Library The West Baton Rouge Library is proud to offer library patrons access to Flipster, a digital online magazine service. Through Flipster, patrons can access 30 of the most popular maga-zines including People, Consumer Reports, Ebony, Reader’s Digest, and Better Homes a… Read more

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Harvesting your own game meat can be a satisfying way to provide your family with all-natural, wholesome, and flavorful food. However, hunters are responsible for educating themselves on the proper care and handling of game meat in order to protect themselves and their families from food-bor… Read more

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#1 Change your fan to go clockwise. Most fans spin counterclockwise, but many have a setting to make them rotate clockwise instead. Doing this creates an updraft that circulates heat better than it does going counterclockwise. This might be the easiest tip ever yet it’s one that many homeown… Read more

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Holy Family School recently participated in Computer Science Education Week. It was held the first week of December and Holy Family has been a part of it for the last 5 years. Like so many schools across West Baton Rouge, the Diocese of Baton Rouge, the state of Louisiana and even world, thi… Read more

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The Village at Hun’s Grove kicked off the holidays with the 2018 Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec. 8. Visitors enjoyed taking photos with Santa Claus, face painting, shopping from local vendors and performances by the West Baton Rouge All-Parish Youth Choir and the Port Allen High School choir. Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce hosted a holiday luncheon to celebrate ambassadors and events committee members on Monday, Dec 10 at the West Baton Rouge Convention and Visitors Bureau. Read more

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RAX WorldWide announced an “Expungement Event” will be held on December 15, 2018 at 32725 Bowie Street, White Castle, LA  70788 (White Castle Community Center) from 9:00am until 1:00pm.  Read more

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The annual Christmas light display locals love is coming back to welcome another holiday season. “Reflections of the Season” will begin on December 14th through the 16th and December 20th through the 23rd. This one-of-a-kind event will be a highlight of the holiday season for the Capital Cit… Read more