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Newly rennovated health clinic opens at Westdale Middle School

Westdale Middle School's Health Center opened over 20 years ago and now after a complete facelift, it has school officials and medical professionals overjoyed.

ATC’s newest member: A synthetic marijuana-detecting K-9

Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert has announced the establishment of an elite K-9 unit. ATC’s newest member is trained to detect odors associated with synthetic marijuana.

Louisiana voters: What you need to know before you vote on constitutional amendments

In addition to President of the United States, EBR Mayor-President, and other local races, there are nine constitutional amendments you'll have a chance to vote on.

Mayor Kip Holden to help celebrate National Food Day at Glasgow Middle School tomorrow

Wednesday, October 24 is National Food Day, and Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden and the partners from his Healthy Baton Rouge Initiative will join forces with Congressman Bill Cassidy, Glasgow Middle School, the LSU Ag Center, l

Residents get break down of Bayou Corne sinkhole situation

Dozens of Bayou Corne residents gathered at St. Joseph the Worker church hall in Pierre Part for a community meeting Tuesday night.

Annual golf event raises funds for families of fallen soldiers

Dozens took the swing to help raise money for families of fallen soldiers.

People hope luck changes at job fair

Life hasn't been easy for 42 year-old Shelton Watson. "I've struggled. I've lost my apartment. I lost my job, had no income, had nowhere to stay," says Watson.

“Pepper’s Ghost” Haunts the Hopkins Black Box October 24-28

The Hopkins Black Box theatre at LSU presents “Pepper’s Ghost,” a performance that reaches back into history to re-create a “phantasmagoria.”

Red Ribbon week teaches local kids to say no to drugs, alcohol

Students at Park Elementary are learning to say no to drugs and alcohol. It's all part of Red Ribbon week at the school.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.