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Large crowd enjoys 2013 Southdowns parade

Before the weather rains on the parade season, a big crowd watched the annual Southdowns Parade Friday night. The theme of the parade was "time machine," and riders adopted various interpretations.

Spanish Town Parade rolls on Saturday

The annual Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade is less than a day away, and the entire neighborhood is ready to roll, decked out in their bright pink. As the traditional flamingos popped up, so did the barricades and decorations.

Local toddlers have their own Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras isn't just for the adults - toddlers at Runnels Preschool had a Mardi Gras parade of their own today.

Councilwoman advocates electing new police chief

A new chief deserves a new picking process, at least that's the way council woman C Denise Marcelle sees it.

Village Center construction begins at Rouzan

Officials with Rouzan recently announced that construction of the Village Center infrastructure has begun at its property located in the heart of Baton Rouge near Perkins and Glasgow.

Home destroyed by early morning blaze that started in attic

A Baton Rouge home was destroyed by fire early this morning. Fortunately there were no injuries.

Wife of missing Baton Rouge firefighter asks community to join in prayer

The family of Baton Rouge Firefighter Jacob Lewis is asking the greater Baton Rouge community to take a moment on Friday, February 8 at 2:30 pm to pray for Jacob.

Suspected 'chemical odor' forces closure of schools, Hazmat investigating

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System said a chemical leak in the Scotlandville area has forced the closure of Crestworth Elementary School and J.K. Haynes Elementary School.

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office offering scholarship

The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary

Aaron Lewis added to Bayou Country Superfest

Just announced! Aaron Lewis will be performing at the 2013 Bayou Country Superfest on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Love & Theft, previously scheduled to perform, will not appear.