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LAKE CHARLES, LA – It’s an exciting time to be in the chamber of commerce industry and to be a chamber in Louisiana.  Many chambers have risen to the challenge to provide unparalleled leadership and direction, helping their members and communities thrive.  This type of performance reflects t… Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Parish Parish School Board hosted a ribbon-cutting at the new addition to the Lukeville School between Brusly and Addis last Thursday morning. “Thanks to everybody in our community and school system for allowing this to happen,” said Superintendent Wes Watts, left center… Read more

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School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs is collaborating with Nexstar Media Group, home to Baton Rouge’s WVLA NBC 33 and WGMB Fox 44, to host Louisiana’s first 2019 gubernatorial debate. Incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican challengers Ralph … Read more

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Samira Rucker and Crystal Robertson filed a civil lawsuit late last week against West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Mike Cazes, ABC Insurance Company and Alberto Casco, nearly five months after Casco hit Clinell Robertson while allegedly driving with a suspended driver’s license.   Read more

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Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin proudly unveiled the 2019 “I Voted” sticker at a press conference Tuesday morning at the Hilliard University Art Museum on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Read more

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Law enforcement agents are patrolling Louisiana's roads for impaired drivers through Labor Day, and the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is backing up the enforcement wave with a multi-media "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" public awareness campaign.Drunk and drugged driving remains a cri… Read more

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District Attorney Richard J. Ward, Jr. reports that on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, the following persons were convicted on the charges listed below and were sentenced accordingly: Read more

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Over 1200 local elected officials, municipal employees and special guests, representing 303 municipalities and two consolidated parish governments, converged in the City of Monroe this week for the Louisiana Municipal Association’s 82nd Annual Convention, August 1-3 at the Monroe Civic Center. Read more

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Sen. Rick Ward, one of the parish's two state senators, was reelected without opposition after qualifying closed Thursday afternoon.  Read more