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Pointe Coupee Parish Animal Services is asking for donations to provide care and treatment for more than 50 animals rescued from a destroyed home on Friday. Yesterday, PCPAS announced more animals were found bringing the total to more than 100 pets living in the destroyed and filthy home. Em… Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Parish Health Unit is awaiting an allocation of COVID-19 vaccines from the Louisiana Department of Health, West Baton Rouge Parish officials said Tuesday, Jan. 20. The WBR Health Unit is on the list of authorized distributers and has requested COVID-19 vaccines, however … Read more

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Girl Scouts Louisiana East and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) kicked off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season nationally, during a challenging time when many Girl Scouts are selling in creative, socially distant and contact-free ways to keep themselves and their customers safe. Even in light of… Read more

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) will provide PBS NewsHour coverage of an inauguration like no other. Coverage begins Wednesday, January 20, at 9:30 a.m. with the swearing-in ceremony of the 46th President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden Jr. and the 49th Vice President of the United… Read more

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On Thursday, Jan. 14 the retail pharmacy at Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove began distributing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. This is in addition to the ongoing Pfizer vaccine distribution on the Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge campus.   Read more

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District Attorney Antonio M. “Tony” Clayton took his oath of office on Thursday, January 7, serving as District Attorney for the parishes of Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and West Baton Rouge. He was unopposed for the position and assumed the reins from former District Attorney Richard “Ricky” W… Read more

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Gov. John Bel Edwards extended the modified Phase 2 order during a press conference held today. The extension will keep COVID mitigation measures in place for another 28 days, through Feb. 10. Read more

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Beginning on Thursday, January 7, Capital Drive and Ernest Wilson Drive going to the Port of Greater Baton Rouge will have alternating lane closures in both directions. These roads will be closed from Thursday, January 7th to Friday, January 8th. This road closure is needed to tie in the asp… Read more

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The annual Addis Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary annual Mardi Gras parade joins Iberville Parish’s only nighttime Mardi Gras parade as the latest additions to the cancellation of 2021 carnival celebrations throughout the state due to the COVID pandemic. Read more

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January will bring a different life for District Attorney Richard “Ricky” Ward, who is retiring after 30 years of being actively involved in major criminal case prosecutions on a daily basis. Newly elected District Attorney Tony Clayton will be sworn in at the West Baton Rouge Courthouse on … Read more

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The Louisiana Association of School Superintendents (LASS) named West Baton Rouge Parish Superintendent Wes Watts the Region II Superintendent of the Year on Dec. 17, 2020. Watts was selected from a group of ten finalists in Region II for the award. He currently serves as the president of the LASS. Read more

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The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory on behalf of the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office.  They are requesting assistance in locating an 11-year-old girl reported missing from her residence on Shoemaker Road, in Tallulah, LA.  Read more