A day after ExxonMobil releases its 7-day report about a fire at its Baton Rouge refinery, lawmaker Cleo Fields will hear from community members to determine if legislation should be introduced to “ensure the safety of the state’s citizens.”
The meeting was an indicator that the company in charge of healthcare operation at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison may not have the backing from council members it needs to be awarded a new contract with the city-parish when the current one expires.
Zachary Councilman Lael Montgomery was joined by the Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP and community supporters on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to demand Northwestern Middle School principal Debby Brian resign or be removed.
Runnels School announced Friday, Feb. 7 its high school division will close at the end of the current school year. The school says the decision was made unanimously by the Runnels Board of Trustees due to insufficient enrollment for the upcoming school year.
Only about 1,000 people live in the town of Arnaudville, and yet these days, it has become a bit of a tourist destination. Visitors from all over the world are visiting Acadiana to sink their teeth in something... sinful.
Proceeds from the race go towards supporting the Academies of Finance, Health Science and Information Technology. The money goes towards professional development for teachers, supplies for students, and work-based learning initiatives inclusive of internships.
This weekend the Krewe of NYX will celebrate the opening of an all-inclusive playground meant to benefit children with disabilities. The playground will also honor Nancy Parker who was to serve as the krewe’s grand marshal this year.
Various officials from Louisiana gathered at the White House Thursday, Jan. 23 to discuss Opportunity Zones. Specifically, the ways Louisiana officials can better partner with federal officials to use Opportunity Zones to benefit residents in the state.