From leaky roofs and collapsing ceilings to mold and even critters, the list of problems plaguing some Baton Rouge renters is endless, but even worse than those horrible living conditions is not having anywhere to turn.
Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa announced Monday that the parish has received $17.5 million in USDA rural development funding for improvements to Parish Utilities of Ascension (PUA), serving the city of Donaldsonville, and ACUD #1, serving the unincorporated areas of West Ascension.
A 26-second clip of little Marick Williams Jr. racing to the end zone during his little league game this past Saturday has captured hearts on social media. His coach can be seen helping him while his teammates pause and cheer him on. It’s easily the best play of the week.
Nancy Thomas says she’s upset and hurt after finding out via email Wednesday afternoon that she and other Virginia College graduates will not get their commencement ceremony, which was scheduled for November.
Flambeau Fest appears to be set for March of 2019, according to an email sent to ticket holders late Tuesday afternoon. The email appears to be sent from the Flambeau Fest Refund Team and was seemingly sent out to update those who were still waiting for upgraded tickets from the 2017 festival.
Long overdue changes to I-10 in Baton Rouge will come with some welcome benefits. Adding a lane to either side of the heavily-traveled artery promises to ease congestion and shave time off drivers' daily commute.