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Deputies with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on I-10 Sunday morning on a vehicle with a Texas license plate for a traffic violation.  Read more

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There will be 11 teachers around the parish who will receive additional training on a broad spectrum of skills, thanks to a program initiated by Innovative Programs Director Kimberly Eckert and enthusiastically endorsed by Superintendent Wes Watts.  Read more

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Gubernatorial runoff candidates Gov. John Bel Edwards and Eddie Rispone, along with their political action committees (PACs) are burning up the airwaves with an onslaught of mudslinging commercials with just 10 days left until their Nov. 16 showdown. Read more

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There’s no question sugar cane is the most prolific agricultural product in West Baton Rouge Parish. Almost every road in the parish is lined with its stalks and trucks filled with chopped cane travel throughout the parish day and night.  Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Parish Council will have seven of its nine-member board replaced next year and two of those nine won’t be decided until the runoff on Nov. 16. Read more

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West Baton Rouge Parish President Riley “PeeWee” Berthelot was reelected Saturday to his fifth term by a margin of about two-to-one over his challenger but incumbent four-term Sheriff Mike Cazes will have to campaign until the runoff on Nov. 16 before his election is decided. Read more

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West Baton Rouge Parish did very well in a recent study, giving the Town of Addis the highest safety score in the state, while Port Allen also earns a spot in the state’s Top 50 as well. Read more

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Brandon Bergeron and incumbent Jeremy LaCombe both hail from Pointe Coupee Parish, but they knew the primary concern of West Baton Rouge constituents before they made their first campaign stops.   Read more

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Dep. Vance Matranga Jr. has been eliminated from an excessive lawsuit filed in 2016 after a federal judge ruled last week that the alleged subject suing him has pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. Read more

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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