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Chamber Smart Start Breakfast at Total Care Injury & Pain Center

Get your morning off to a great start with a hot cup of coffee, a bite to eat and NETWORKING!  Join Total Care Injury & Pain Centers for a Smart Start Breakfast.    Don't miss this opportunity to share your … [Read More...]

Attorney General Caldwell Warns About Scammers Targeting Businesses

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana businesses are susceptible to consumer fraud just like individual consumers, and scams that target small businesses and nonprofit organizations appear to be increasing. Attorney General … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish Library

Is Social Media Marketing Right for Your Business?

Ascension Parish Library will host a free social media workshop together with SCORE – Baton Rouge and Constant Contact on Tuesday, June 9, at 6:00 p.m. in Dutchtown.  This workshop is designed for those seeking … [Read More...]


EATEL Announces HomeIQ Smarter Security and Home Automation

GONZALES, LA – EATEL has introduced HomeIQ℠, the smarter security and home automation service that allows you to connect with your home quickly, conveniently and from anywhere. With this service, residents in … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

St. Amant's Kara Gremillion was selected Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year at the Star of Stars banquet at the LHSAA office Wednesday night. Gremillion was chosen the district MVP in softball, volleyball and basketball this year.

Gremillion selected Athlete of the Year for second consecutive year at Star of Stars banquet

BATON ROUGE – St. Amant High School's Kara Gremillion was selected the girl's Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 30th Star of Stars banquet held at the Louisiana High School Athletic … [Read More...]

St. Amant coach David Oliver addresses the Gators following a scrimmage with Denham Springs on Tuesday.

Gators scrimmage Denham Springs to wrap up spring conditioning

DENHAM SPRINGS – St. Amant High School wrapped up spring football training with a scrimmage at Denham Spring on Tuesday evening. “In a scrimmage, you see a lot but you don't see everything,” St. Amant … [Read More...]

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ACHS’ Capello, SAHS’ Gremillion selected 2015 LHSAA Scholarship recipients

BATON ROUGE – Ascension Catholic's Zachary Capello and St. Amant's Kara Gremillion were recently selected 2015 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Scholarship recipients. Capello, an AllState … [Read More...]

St. Amant's Kara Gremillion was recently selected a Star of Stars Athlete of the Year finalist. The winner will be announced during a banquet at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association office Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

St. Amant’s Gremillion selected Athlete of the Year finalist

BATON ROUGE – A familiar name appeared when the 30th Athlete of the Year/Star of Stars finalists were announced recently. St. Amant's Kara Gremillion was selected as one of three finalists for the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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St. Amant FFA Alumni proudly awarded four scholarships

The St. Amant FFA Alumni proudly awarded four scholarships to seniors who plan to further their education after high school. From the support of our community with our 30 Days of Holiday Cash Raffle, we were … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish School System superintendent Patrice Pujol, board president Lorraine Wimberly and vice-president Taft Kleinpeter open the board's regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night.

School Board adopts 2015 millage rates

GONZALES – The Ascension Parish School Board adopted a resolution levying millages to the 2015 tax roll on all property subject to it at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday evening at the Ascension … [Read More...]

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LSU’s Young Adult Literature Contest to Host Student Essay Contest

Middle & High School Students May Enter For a Chance at Cash, Lunch with Favorite Author BATON ROUGE – LSU is offering area middle- and high-school students an opportunity to meet one of their … [Read More...]


Louisiana 4-H’ers learn about co-op way of doing business

POLLOCK, La. – Louisiana 4-H’ers received a real-world entrepreneurial experience while attending the 2015 Co-op Leadership Conference at Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center April 24-26. The LSU AgCenter … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines


211 Boaters Certified During "Boating Lagniappe Day"

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) certified 211 boaters statewide after their fifth annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" on May 2. Boating Education Lagniappe Day … [Read More...]


Formosan termite numbers rising in East Baton Rouge and Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mimicking the growing population of East Baton Rouge Parish, the number of Formosan subterranean termites found in traps across the area is also increasing. This should be taken as … [Read More...]


Louisiana begins blueberry harvest

BATON ROUGE, La. – Until recent years, blueberries weren’t looked at as a popular warm-season fruit compared to peaches, watermelons and others, said LSU AgCenter horticulturist Charlie Johnson. But with … [Read More...]


Drift roses offer smaller plants, great blooms

HAMMOND, La. – Roses are completing their initial spring bloom across Louisiana, and one group of roses is getting a good deal of attention. Drift series roses were created in response to increased … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Art Exhibit at Bluebonnet DeAngelo’s

 Members of River Community Church’s Creativity Group are exhibiting a variety of paintings in a show titled “This and That.” The exhibit will be on display through May 26 at DeAngelo's Restaurant, 7550 … [Read More...]


LSU AgCenter offers online interactive flood maps

BATON ROUGE, La. – As hurricane season approaches, Louisiana residents can turn to the LSU AgCenter website for tools to determine if they live in a flood zone and how to prevent storm damage. Among the … [Read More...]


Phillip Joffrion to Address Pachyderms of GBR

  Phillip Joffrion , Louisiana State Director for Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s leading grassroots policy advocacy organization, will be the featured speaker at the May Pachyderms of GBR … [Read More...]

Organizations Accused of Bilking $187 Million from U.S. Consumers

AG CALDWELL SUES SHAM CANCER CHARITIES Suit by state AGs, federal government accuses organizations of bilking $187 million from U.S. consumers BATON ROUGE — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Restoration Groups Call on President Obama to make leadership on Gulf Restoration a priority issue

Five years after the start of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, nation’s largest environmental groups ask the President to accelerate restoration before start of another hurricane season (Washington, D.C. … [Read More...]


A day for Our Mother Earth

How many holidays do we have? MLK Day in January, Valentines Day in February, Easter in March or April, Earth Day in April, Memorial Day in May, and so forth. Of those few examples, two were declared in my … [Read More...]


Legislators should “listen to their constituents,” restore road funds

The Louisiana Legislature should "listen to their constituents" and reject Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal to strip more than $70 million from transportation projects to pay for state police operations and … [Read More...]


Taxes and the End of the Nuclear Age

Following the arrival of spring each year, our nation renews its commitment to our priorities on Tax Day, April 15th, from education to health care, infrastructure and national defense. Included among these … [Read More...]

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