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
Glenn Ford has enjoyed just a few days of freedom since he walked out of Angola Tuesday, after spending 30 years on death row for a murder he did not commit.
And now attention is on how the state plans to make things right.
One state lawmaker wants to change the law to help people affected by future disasters like what happened in Bayou Corne. The proposed law would set a timeline for reimbursing residents in the mandatory or forced evacuation area.