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St. Elizabeth Event Alert: 2016 Senior Fest Postponed

Due to the recent flooding, Senior Fest has been postponed. See flyer for more details.

Commissioner Strain to host meetings for area farmers THURSDAY, August 25th

Please spread the word to our area farmers, ranchers, and cattlemen! Commissioner Strain will be holding meetings with farmers to discuss the ongoing flood issues and what assistance will be available. They will both be this Thursday, August 25, times and locations are: 9 AM – Pointe Coupee Farmers Coop., 5087 Hwy 1, Batchelor, LA 70715 2 PM […]

Major Reptile and Exotic Animal Event Coming Soon to Baton Rouge

Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Baton Rouge for a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo brings thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and small exotic animals to area enthusiasts. Top breeders and vendors will offer animals, merchandise, cages, supplies, live […]

Supplies available at Sorrento Baptist Church

Anyone needing supplies for cleaning, shampoo, deodorant , baby needs, water, paper goods, etc. Please go to Sorrento Baptist church located at 8275 Main St, Sorrento, LA 70778. They can be reached at (225) 675-5318

Kids’ Art Show Call for Artworks (Revised Dates)

Revised Dates! River Community Church’s Annual Children’s Community Art Show is coming up soon! The show will open on Sunday, September 4. We invite all children in the community to submit their original artwork to be put on display at the church located at 36367 Perkins Road in Prairieville. The show is open to children […]

Louisiana taxpayers offered extensions in federal disaster areas

BATON ROUGE – State tax extensions are available to Louisiana taxpayers whose homes, principal places of business and critical tax records are located in areas of the state declared federal disaster areas following recent storms and flooding. At this time, there are 20 parishes designated as federal disaster areas: Acadia, Ascension, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, […]

Louisiana Property Owners Have Chance to Help Disaster Survivors

You may be able to get funds to repair your rental property while helping survivors of the recent severe storms and floods at the same time. The Multi-Family Lease and Repair Program (MLRP) may provide funds to make your rental units habitable again in order to lease them to provide temporary housing to eligible FEMA […]

Three DRCs Open in Ascension and East Baton Rouge Parishes

BATON ROUGE, La. – Disaster recovery centers will open Tuesday, August 23, in Gonzales in Ascension Parish and in Baton Rouge and Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish to help Louisiana flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday until further notice. Disaster recovery centers are located at the […]

List of local churches accepting, distributing donations

DONATIONS – **** Accepting and Distributing **** Below are the local churches that are acting as a donation drop off and pick up site. Listed are a few of the items that are available. Each church has stated that clothes are no longer needed at this time. Fellowship Church – Phone: 673-4735 14363 Hwy. 73 […]

CARA’s House sets up call center

GONZALES – CARA’s House has set up a call center. If anyone has any questions regarding lost/found animals, adoptions, fostering, volunteering, please call the following numbers: 225-407-0064 or 225-675-0400