Baker faces state scrutiny over audit
The city of Baker has a financial mess on its hands after a new company they hired could not complete the yearly audit required by state law.
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Wednesday Mar 5
Mardi Gras revelry ends, Lenten season begins
NEW ORLEANS -- The merriment of Mardi Gras has ended and the solemn season of Lent has begun Wednesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Manda Fine Meats sells Baker, La. plant
Manda Fine Meats announced that it has sold its idle Baker, La., facility for $200,000 to investors who plan to develop an industrial manufacturing incubator in the building.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Preaching on the levee to reach Baton Rougea s homeless
Back from a daylong swamp tour, tourists stepped off buses parked on South River Road downtown to board the American Queen, moored on the chocolate brown surface of the Mississippi River.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS. Sen. Bodi White speaks during a Baton Rouge Press Club luncheon in February 2012.
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Firefighters battle Friday evening house fire in Baker
A one-mile traffic congestion has changed into an 8-mile back-up because of an accident that happened earlier on the I-12 East at LA-447 in Walker.
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Manda sells Baker meat plant
Manda Fine Meats says it has sold its idle Baker facility for $200,000 to a pair of investors who plan to develop an industrial manufacturing incubator in the building.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for Mar. 1, 2014
Baton Rouge Police are looking for two people caught on video apparently burglarizing a Vietnamese restaurant on Marque Ann Drive a little more than a week ago.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Manda Fine Meats sells idle Baker facility
Manda Fine Meats has sold its idle Baker facility for $200,000 to a pair of investors who plan to develop an industrial manufacturing incubator in the building.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Losing nearly $1 million a year, does BREC need 7 golf courses?
Every time a golfer teed it up at Beaver Creek, one of BREC's signature golf courses, last year, East Baton Rouge Parish taxpayers effectively subsidized the round to the tune of $5.36.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus parade has spectators getting in on the fun
You'd think five Chewbaccas strolling into Cafe Flora deep in Faubourg Marigny would be taking a break from their trudging along with the rest of the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus walkers.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Juvenile justice leader defends Jetson closure
The head of Louisiana's Office of Juvenile Justice apologized Thursday for upsetting people by abruptly closing the youth prison near Baton Rouge and moving its inmates in the middle of the night.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
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Baker student choked by teacher's aid, parent speaks out
According to Louisiana State Police, a crash that happened just after 9 a.m. this morning took the life of 19-year-old Derek L. Boully of Livingston.
Board votes to add grades to Baker magnet school
The Baker School Board has approved adding sixth, seventh and eighth grades to Park Ridge Academic Magnet , making it a K-8 school.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
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3 vehicle crash on Plank Rd. in Baker shuts down NB lanes
Emergency crews are on the scene of a deadly single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Baker small businessman Craig McCulloch to run for seat in Louisiana's 6th District
Baker physical therapist Craig McCulloch jumped into the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District seat on Monday .
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Suspect arrested after two pedestrians injured in Baker accident
A 31-year-old Denham Springs woman is in critical condition Wednesday morning after she and another woman were hit by a suspected drunken driver in the 2700 block of South Magnolia Street in Baker shortly before 6:10 p.m. Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Juvenile justicemoves to model
In a nighttime move shrouded in secrecy, the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice closed the Jetson Center for Youth in Baker.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Former Jetson employees gather, complain of closure
More than 35 employees with the recently closed Jetson Center for Youth, who have either lost their jobs or are about to lose their jobs, gathered Thursday to criticize the closure and to complain about the way they have been treated.