The federal government only has 4 days to stop spending cuts from going in to effect on March 1. If the cuts happen, Louisiana will lose $15.8 million for schools and $9.8 million for special education.
The civil rights movement did not begin in Alabama. It began in 1953 in Baton Rouge. Dozens of people gathered at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church on East Boulevard to honor the 60th aniversary of the Baton Rouge Bus Boycotts of 1953.
19 homeowners got their front lawns fixed up Saturday.
Habitat for Humanity teamed up with the local rotary clubs, ExxonMobil and Louisiana master gardeners to landscape 19 homes in the Gardere and Scotlandville area.
East Baton Rouge School District has been taking a lot of heat lately for their low performance but not the magnet schools. Two of the best magnet schools in the state are right here in Baton Rouge and now have awards to prove it.