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Zachary Mayoral Candidates to Face Run Off

Mayor -- City of Zachary</strong><br /> 17 of 17 Precincts Reporting David Amrhein (N) 38% 1,552 Henry Martinez (R) 38% 1,539

Durio, Keaty Face Run-Off Election

<p> <strong>Judge, Court of Appeal -- 3rd Circuit, 3rd Dist., Elec. Sec. 5A (Reg. &amp; Unexpired Term)</strong><br /> 79 of 79 Precincts Reporting</p> <p>

Downtown Development Millage Passes

Downtown Develop. Dist. -- 10 Mills - Metro Council - 5 Yrs. 2 of 2 Precincts Reporting Yes 77% 325 No 23% 96  

Statewide Burn Ban in Effect

Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., and State Fire Marshal Butch Browning have declared a statewide burn ban. The order was issued at 4 p.m. and will remain in effect until rescinded.

It's Election Night in Louisiana

WGMB (BATON ROUGE) - It's election night in Louisiana, and Fox 44 News Baton Rouge is tracking election results.

Firefighters trade Red for Pink

Firefighters were out in full force today, but to battle a different adversary, Breast Cancer. The Clinton volunteer Fire Department has teamed up with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise awareness all this month.

Concerns With Voter Turnout

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) -  The Secretary of State's office says they've only seen about 80 thousand votes cast in Early Voting.

Interim superintendent named for Baker schools

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) --The Baker School Board has named an interim superintendent. Iris Walker is filling in until the board finds a permanent replacement.

Wish granted for Iota boy

It's a wish come true for one young Louisiana native. A chronically sick boy took to the skies today for the trip of a lifetime.

Silent bike ride planned for Engler family

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--There's a chance this weekend to support the family affected by the murder in beauregard town last week. A silent bike ride and benefit is planned for the Engler family this sunday.