Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank in critical need of food donations

Unfortunately, because of the unintended consequences of the nation responding to hard-hit natural disaster areas with food, it has negatively impacted the Food Bank’s ability to fill the warehouse’s shelves with food.
  Southern University inks new deal, rolls on with medical marijuana operation

TODAY'S HEADLINES

City of Gonzales hosting 30th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux will host the city’s 30th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Tuesday morning.
41 law enforcement officers to graduate from CARTA program Tuesday
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office will be holding it’s Capitol Area Regional Training Academy graduation at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Healing Place Church.
Southern University inks new deal, rolls on with medical marijuana operation
After more than a year of delays, members of the Southern University Board of Supervisors got down right blunt about a medical marijuana deal they say went sour. They also chose to move ahead with a new firm to manage their growing operations.

  Coach Sha’s Bootcamp combines fitness and fellowship

Coach Sha’s Bootcamp based in Brusly won the popular vote in a WAFB online poll for your favorite workout program in the Baton Rouge area.

  Fired because of politics?

Justin DeWitt, the party-endorsed Democrat who ran against U.S. Representative Garret Graves this election season, says his employer fired him before he could return to work after Election Day.
Baldwin VFD holding benefit for deputy fighting cancer
  Iberville Parish honors veterans with ceremony involving Victory Belles
  Burning power lines lead to house fire

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Amazon to split second headquarters between New York and Northern Virginia
FBI report shows 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017

Court challenge to be filed over appointment of acting AG

Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general

Anderson thrashes Nishikori to be on verge of ATP semis

Kevin Anderson thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-0, 6-1 on Tuesday to move to the brink of advancing to the last four on his debut at the ATP Finals

SPORTS

Saints open as 7-point favorites over the Eagles

LSU, Texas A&M to kickoff under the lights

Southern’s Skelton named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

Tigers up 1 spot in AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

Report: Saints signing wide receiver Brandon Marshall

Marshall worked out for the Saints last week

HEALTH

Coach Sha's Bootcamp
  Coach Sha’s Bootcamp combines fitness and fellowship
  Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM): What it is and what to know about it