BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will hold their annual ZooZoom 5K and ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, August 24 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Both the children’s fun run and the adult 5K race will take place inside the Zoo.
The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.
For the city of LaPlace and the rest of Louisiana, the mystery is over. Jerry Cockerham visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters Friday morning to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the Aug. 7 drawing.
The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.
The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million, the third-highest amount ever.
There were no jackpot winners on Saturday, which means the pot rolls over to its next scheduled drawing on Wednesday.