One year has passed since LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was shot to death along Harding Boulevard in Baton Rouge. His family and friends released butterflies in his memory at the Resthaven Cemetery on Jefferson highway Saturday, Sept. 28.
Oscar Johnson says a large limb that fell on his property from a neighbor’s tree destroyed his fence. He says he has attempted multiple times to contact the property owner, but has not received a response.
City leaders joined Mayor Sharon Weston Broome and authorities from the Baton Rouge Police Department in support of Project ChildSafe, an initiative created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
People living near Port Drive in Gardere say trash and debris in the neighborhood is becoming a big problem. One woman visiting her family from Franklinton says she was shocked to see the amount of trash throughout the neighborhood.
A couple says they are getting the run around after paying $300 towards their furniture bill at Conn’s Homes Plus on Airline Highway. Conn’s representatives claim there’s no record of the couple’s payment.
The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) held the celebration as its an opportunity for community members to view the newly unveiled master plan for both the park and the Baton Rouge Zoo.
The Boo Milton & Friends All Star Dodgeball Tournament offers 12 teams the chance to compete for $2,000 that will go to the non-profit they’re representing. There’s also a second place prize of $1,000.
In 2008, the United States experienced the Great Recession, which experts say was the biggest economic decline since the Great Depression. Many people are concerned of a repeat after recent news of the DOW dropping to a record low of nearly 800 points.