Tuesday Mar 11
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.