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.
Boaters have long shared concerns about the amount of trash and debris floating along the Amite River. On Saturday, August 10 those same boaters joined community members and volunteers to take matters into their own hands.
Plywood and nails now cover the front door to the Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum of African American History. It’s where Sadie Roberts-Joseph spent much of her time teaching and educating anyone willing to learn. Unfortunately, visitors can only experience its history from the outside for now.
Drainage issues are a hot topic for residents in East Baton Rouge Parish. There’s growing concern about drainage systems being prepared for a storm in the Gulf that could affect much of south Louisiana.
A Louisiana native was among hundreds of others around the country shaken up after strong earthquakes struck California. The earthquakes which originated in California were felt miles away in Las Vegas.
Homeowners in the Hundred Oaks subdivision have attributed their recently flooded homes to heavy rainfall and poor maintenance of Dawson Creek. The residents say they are concerned with the section of the creek near the Acadian Thruway underpass, which is overgrown with vegetation and debris.