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.
In honor of Carley McCord, the sports journalist who was killed in a small plane crash in Lafayette on Dec. 28, 2019 while on the way to the Peach Bowl, Lyft is donating to a scholarship fund created after her death for every ride taken during LSU’s championship victory parade.
One Baton Rouge carnival krewe literally takes its costumes to new heights every year. The Mystic Krewe of Apollo’s annual Bal Masque is known for larger than life creations that bounce down the runway.
As severe weather rolled through Livingston Parish Saturday morning, some were left wondering if the sky taking on a purple color could be a sign that LSU will win over Clemson in the upcoming championship game.
- Former LSU football player and current cornerback for the Cleveland browns, Andraez “Greedy” Williams, helped kick off National Championship weekend Saturday, Jan. 11, by signing more than 200 autographs at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Two standout items on the agenda included businesses on Essen Lane petitioning to be annexed into Baton Rouge, and the highly contested location of a tire shredder that could potentially service the entire state from East Baton Rouge Parish.
A senseless shooting in 1993 robbed the Baton Rouge community of a beloved corporal, and six children of their mother. Betty Dunn Smothers, 36, was killed while moonlighting off-duty as an escort for a grocery store manager hoping to make a night deposit at a bank.
The Capital Area Behavioral Health Collaborative is hosting a meeting Thursday, Jan. 9 to give the community information about mental health and opioid services available in the region, as well as information on the Bridge Center for Hope.
Chick-fil-A restaurants in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, and Gonzales are offering a free entrée to those who create or log in to their Chick-fil-A One account between Thursday, Jan. 2 and Saturday, Jan. 11.