It is a somber day in LaPlace as a community pays its last respects to a deputy killed in the line of duty. The service is being held at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church located on West 5th Street in LaPlace.
With property reassessments coming in about three-percent higher in East Baton Rouge, the school board was faced with a decision; keep the millage rate the same -- which would bring millions of dollars more to the system -- or roll the millage
Homeless shelters across the state are getting a financial boost from the FEMA, including shelters in EBR Parish.
The money comes with the goal to help deal with homelessness in Louisiana and the entire country.