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Rising guitarist-vocalist Frankie Ballard to play in BR

Rising guitarist-vocalist Frankie Ballard will bring one fantastic show to Baton Rouge, LA as he takes over the Texas Club on Wednesday, December 20.

LA ranks 48 in overall health according to UHF

Americans are making considerable progress in their overall health, according to United Health Foundation’s 2013 America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.

LA sheriffs receive national award

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, law enforcement task force, Joint Task Force Seven (JTF7), which is comprised of the seven sheriffs surrounding the Greater Baton Rouge area, received one of seven National Service Awards presented by Ready Communi

Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa wins AMA award

Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. was recently awarded an American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Healthy Living Grant to educate youth about prescription medication safety.

BRBT’s original Nutcracker returns to River Center

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s original, “The Nutcracker—A Tale from the Bayou,” returns to the River Center Theatre stage for four performances Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Media vow to remember Newtown tragedy in respectful manner

The nation's news media are sure to cover the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School extensively on Saturday.

LSU fans will see increase in ticket costs come 2014

Looks like some LSU Football ticket holders will be paying more when next season rolls around. The LSU Board of Supervisors said yes to an Athletic Department proposal that will mean higher prices for some beginning in 2014.

Family using Christmas light display to raise money for medical bills

It's hard to miss the big Christmas light display across from Central Middle School in Central, LA. And, although the lights have a huge impact, it's the impact on one girl's life that make a difference here. 

U.S. DOT shuts down 52 unsafe bus companies

U.S. transportation officials shut down 52 bus companies and 340 vehicles Thursday as part of as an eight-month effort targeting unsafe motor coach operations, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.