POSTED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 7:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 7:04pm
Baton Rouge (NBC) — In East Baton Rouge Prish, qualifying for Decision 2012 has ended. Three candidates are now in the running for East Baton Rouge Mayor-President. They include, incumbent Kip Holden, Mayor Pro Tem Mike Walker, and garden store owner Gordon Mese. Mese says he hasn't accepted any donations to his campaign. Holden and Walker have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In Lafayette, Ragin’ Cajun football kicks off in a little more than two weeks. In the meantime, coaches and players are trying to get every pre-season practice in that they can. Coaches say the team is getting better with every practice - and can't wait for the first big game. That's set for September 1 at 6pm against the Lamar Cardinals.