Six-thousand pink pumpkins arrived overnight in a pop-up pumpkin patch at Baton Rouge General as part of the hospital’s breast cancer awareness campaign promoting annual mammograms for women 40 and over.
On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Baton Rouge Police Department celebrated the National Night Out Against Crime, a chance for people to meet face to face with local officers and deputies to learn how they keep the community safe.
Activists from different groups in the East Baton Rouge Prison Reform Coalition lined up outside of the metro council meeting Wednesday, Sept. 25, hoping to tell the council about the concerning number of deaths it says are coming from inside EBR prisons and jails.
This Saturday, parents and child-care givers in Louisiana will have a chance to have their child safety seats installed in their vehicles by certified technicians for free at nine locations during National Seat Check Saturday.
Marucci Sports will welcome 114 teams to the 4th Annual Marucci World Series, a marquee baseball tournament featuring 14U-17U age divisions from Wednesday to Sunday in Baton Rouge and nearby locations.