BR fire union head booked in DWI cases
The head of the Baton Rouge fire union is facing two DWI counts, one from 2009 and another from March of this year.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Luck of the Irish social planned in Norco, craft fair set in Destrehan
The Oldies but Goodies dance and social club will hold a Luck of the Irish social on March 16 from 3 - 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Home, 375 Spruce St., in Norco.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Former superintendent denies redistricting suit claims
Former Ascension Parish School Superintendent Donald Songy denied Thursday claims in a lawsuit that the 2008 redrawing of public school attendance zones on the parish's east bank funneled minority and low-income students to East Ascension High School.
Ascension deputies arrest seven in drug raid
Ascension Parish sheriff's narcotics agents shut down two methamphetamine labs in a Beechwood Road home this week and arrested seven people on drugs and other counts after a month-long investigation, deputies said Thursday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Prairieville mom: Ascension schools feeder system is a a train wrecka
Prairieville parent Bridget Thomas was blunt in her testimony Tuesday about the Ascension school system's school assignment plan, calling it a "train wreck" that prompted her to pull her two children from the public school system and put them in parochial schools in neighboring East Baton Rouge Parish.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Ascension Schools discrimination case set to begin
A federal lawsuit first filed in 2008 claims the Ascension Parish School Board discriminated when it redrew district lines to alleviate overcrowding.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Ascension school discrimination suit set for trial Tuesday
A nearly six-year-old federal lawsuit claiming a once-controversial Ascension Parish school assignment plan discriminated against minority students by funneling at-risk students into the East Ascension High feeder system heads to trial Tuesday in Baton Rouge.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
NSU Theatre to present "Hairspray" Feb. 19-23
Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will present the musical "Hairspray" Feb. 19-23 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium.