You may remember Johnny from his 17 years on the radio at WFMF 102.5 FM here in Baton Rouge (1979 thru 1996). He was "Johnny A." He also did a short morning stint with Randy Rice on Eagle 98.1 prior to Walton & Johnson as well as some fill-in work on New Orleans radio.
His hobbies include Flying (private pilot); Square Dance instructor/dancer; Public & Motivational Speaking; Volunteer Teaching with Junior Achievement; Salt-water fishing; Traveling; Convertibles.
We’ve all heard the best way to stay healthy as we age is to eat right, get enough sleep, and exercise more. Well, one particular group in Baton Rouge is proving the experts right, especially with regard to the exercise part of that equation.
To three special ladies, it’s just a little something they enjoy doing every week, but to the residents of Ascension Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Gonzales, it means more than these ladies will ever know.
There’s just over one week left for the annual Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program to collect Christmas gifts for kids. And as of Wednesday, Dec. 5, there are still about 900 angels that need adopting!
It’s a side of law enforcement many of us don’t get to see that often, but just because we don’t see it, it’s this side of law enforcement that’s always, always there. It’s the giving spirit always willing to lend a helping hand side of law enforcement that’s always there.
We met Holly Reynolds about two years ago when WAFB’s Donna Britt did a story on her and all the work she’s done helping stray animals in our area. Reynolds is the founder of the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society, or CAAWS.
The Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana Chapter 1 is a support through service organization. Through their monthly meetings and chapter activities, members support each other, their children in the military, wounded veterans in need, and veterans in the area as they promote patriotism.
Christmas trees and decorations are already on display at many stores. It seems like that happens earlier and earlier each year. One thing that can never happen too early is the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Christmas Crusade, which started this week.
A 7-year-old's birthday party is filled with balloons, cake, and lots of presents ... right? Not in the case of Adaire Hargroder. Nope! She wanted to be the one to GIVE the presents at her own party, not receive them.
WAFB begins its 21st year in a row supporting St. Vincent de Paul's Uniforms for Kids drive this week. The CEO and president of St. Vincent de Paul, Michael Acaldo, explains why this drive is so important, not only for parents, but for a child's self esteem.
Earlier this week, we introduced you to a group of Baton Rouge Food Bank volunteers called the "Wednesday Warriors" and let's just say they managed to catch the attention of a lot of folks, including our Hand It On team.
He's only been in Baton Rouge for two months and he's already been a blessing for at least one person. Travis Catron just moved here from Memphis and was establishing his new banking account at Region's Bank.
I've had the privilege of visiting many schools – elementary, middle, and high. And I must say, I do not remember a time when I observed a principal respected and love as much as Mr. Lamont Cole at the Community School for Apprenticeship Learning, or C-SAL Middle for short.
She lost everything in a house fire. She rebuilt. Then, not one, but two floods knocked her down again. Yet, through all of life's challenges, an elderly Point Coupee Parish woman maintains focus on giving to others.