Department of Transportation and Development officials announced a plan widen La. 42. The highway would grow from two lanes to four. The widening would occur on a 3.7 mile long stretch of the highway between Airline Highway and La. 44.
A property owner in South Baton Rouge is trying to figure out who would want to burn down his parents home. Arthur Thomas grew up in home in the 2200 block of Maryland Street. Now his family home is ruined.
Government Street is getting a major makeover according to East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden. The plan calls for a change to the layout of the street, and business owners say they're excited about the plan.
Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday morning that all American flags in Ascension Parish are to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Parish President Harold Marchand who passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 18, 2