The East Baton Rouge School Board rejected an Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) after nearly three hours of debate Thursday night. It’s the first time the board has rejected an exemption since the governor granted local entities some say in the matter with a 2016 executive order.
Tons of Livingston residents gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony for A Door of Hope’s new women’s facility. Kristen Maddox, founder, says she started the non-profit after working with young women who needed more resources than counseling.
A Lubbock family is reaching out to the community for support after learning their loved one, Crish McCutcheon, will now be a quadruple amputee. According to the family, she was diagnosed with pneumonia that went septic on Jan. 6.
With all the events in Baton Rouge this weekend, it’s hard to top the excitement just an hour down the highway in New Orleans, but in a city that bleeds purple and gold, anything black and gold is flying off the shelves.