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Public gives critique of CPRA draft of annual plan

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority officials are looking for your thoughts on the draft of the state's annual plan for rebuilding the coast and protecting the state’s defenses from storms

Termites take over Napoleonville Primary gym; parents, neighbors concerned

Unwelcomed visitors have this napoleonville school without a gym. It's not crime, fire, or flood, but a severe termite infestation.

Both sides of St. George issue clamor for public debate

Representatives from both sides of the St. George debate are challenging one another to an open debate, as incorporation supporters maintain that their support continues to grow.

Prairieville family looses everything: positive, despite previous struggles

For one family in our area, it's been struggle, after struggle, after struggle. Between a hurricane, a rare disease and now a house fire, they have been through a lot. It would be hard to stay optimistic.

Most vulnerable flood zone residents not impressed with flood insurance bill

The federal omnibus spending bill approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday has big implications for residents of South Louisiana.

Residents near string of home invasions concerned

One could see a school bus and bike riders near Tara and Goodwood. It's a pretty quiet neighborhood, but just days before, it was a crime scene.

Southern University professor named a 'Louisianan of the Year'

Southern University announces that one of its professors has been named a “Louisianan of the Year.”

Food bank grows to serve expanding need

The Greater Baton Rouge food bank is now housed in a bigger and better facility, the facility is now poised to be able to help even more hungry people in our area. James Dorris has already helped feed 19 hungry people today.

Priests and parishioners prevent spreading flu during communion

We know the flu can spread from people to people, but what about from steeple to people?

Parents can now apply for their children to take part in Louisiana Scholarship Program

Parents can now apply for their student to take part in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

State Police Cadet Class 92 starts journey to become state troopers at training academy

Members of the State Police Cadet Class 92 lined up along side the Louisiana State Police Training Academy Sunday afternoon. The group of 57 cadets stood ready to start their journey to become try to become Louisiana State Troopers.

Doctor picks up trash for love of city

Dr. Ron Sylvest spent his Saturday morning picking up the mess others left behind near the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Highland Road.

Baton Rouge Fashion Week kicks off with model search

When you think of fashion, places like London, Paris, Milan come to mind, but what about Baton Rouge?

Plaquemine officer is extreme asset to department: helps in local roundups

Dozens of people are behind bars,  after a warrant roundup in Iberville Parish. Plaquemine Police Department headed the effort alongside the Brusly Police Department.