Carmen Poe

Carmen Poe

WAFB Reporter

Baton Rouge, La.

Carmen Farrish is a general assignments reporter for WAFB 9News.

Contact Carmen via email at

Recent Articles by Carmen

  Assess the Need aims to support schools, students in need

  Move-in day different for freshman students moving onto Southern University’s campus amid pandemic

  Southern Univ. welcomes incoming freshmen

Restaurants participating in Eat Fit Dine Out Day Aug. 7

  BBB back to school shopping tips: set a budget, shop smart

  THIS WEEK: YMCA offering free swim lessons, water safety classes

  Building mask endurance for kids, expert offers tips

  Red Cross needs local volunteers ahead of hurricane season

  School board to vote Thursday on renaming Lee High School

Southern University and LSU prepare students for move-in day

  Counselors at SU offering virtual sessions to identify stress, depression, anxiety triggers

  Fourth of July firework safety tips

  Southern University unveils line of THC-based medical marijuana products, marking historic launch among HBCUs

Behavioral Health launches outreach line to prevent crisis

  OLOLCH ‘Driving the Future’ winners select their new vehicles

Truck catches fire behind Lowe’s on Siegen Lane

Ochsner hosting blood donation drive with free COVID-19 antibody testing

Discussing race relations with kids, experts share tips

Resources for talking about race, racism with kids

  Community steps up: Save rate, fostering efforts increase at Companion Animal Alliance

10 minutes for 10 years of services, complete the 2020 Census

  EBR, Livingston courthouses begin hearing some in-person matters

  LDH says contact tracers might call; answer to help stop the spread

  Recent graduates ready to serve, support patients as healthcare workers

  Viral Positivity fundraiser launched to support, uplift, and raise money for healthcare workers

  Couple plans post-pandemic getaway; travel agent sees a mix of rebooking and cancellations

  EBR Council on Aging adds new clients, distributes over 80k meals since beginning of pandemic

  Restaurants prepare to reopen at limited capacity, look to hire more workers

  Movie theaters can reopen Friday, but some decide to hold off until mid-summer

  Baton Rouge cafe offers sweet treat to moms on Mother’s Day