Local News

Community meeting planned to address Crestworth Middle’s RSD status

A local organization will hold an urgent community meeting tomorrow to share information related to Crestworth Middle School and its new status as a Recovery School District.

Dangerous road in Zachary will be improved

People living off McHost Road will soon get some help for what they call a dangerous roadway.

City of Baker receives ‘Best in Show’ award for automated water meters

The City of Baker has received the "Best in Show" award from the Louisiana Municipal Association.

Back-to-school week in south Louisiana

Well it's back-to-school week all across south Louisiana. While kids in St. Helena Parish went back to school today, most everyone else will be in class by the end of the week.

Lightning sparks roof fire at BR apartment complex

A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of a fire that happened in the Baton Rouge area yesterday afternoon.

LSU's Business & Technology center to offer free small business seminars

 Representatives from LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center and its partner organizations will be presenting free seminars focused on small business financing, marketing, customer service, operating in a recession and e-co

Ernesto could be a hurricane soon

Ernesto is forecast became an official hurricane on Monday night.

LSU to hold open auditions for National Anthem singers

The LSU Athletics Department and the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts will hold open auditions for national anthem singers on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m.

Livingston to hold Night Out Against Crime Tuesday

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office teams with the City of Walker and the Walker Police Department to host the Parish’s ‘Night Out Against Crime’.

Mayor Holden urges EBR to get Red Stick Ready

Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden is urging East Baton Rouge residents to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Ernesto as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and to review preliminary precautions.