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  1. Police searching for driver who killed pedestrian on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... caused the crash is wanted by police. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Derrick Dewayne Gardner, 42, of Baker, was hit Thanksgiving Day at roughly 4:30 p.m. It happened in the 5800 block of Evangeline Street. Witnesses say the driver ...

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  2. News roundup: Waffle House buys land in Baker for new restaurant a ...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Appraiser Tom Cook has sold about 0.69 acres on Groom Road in Baker to Waffle House. According to records from the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court, the parcel sold for $150,600.

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  3. Land sold for Baker Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    An outparcel at the corner of Groom and Plank roads in Baker has been sold to Waffle House, which plans to build a restaurant there. Waffle House Inc. bought the 29,900-square-foot property for $150,600 in a deal that was filed Monday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court.

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  4. All five Baker schools received waiver from scores but district as a whole got new score, why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... school scores but also their overall results, known as district performance scores. In the flood-affected City of Baker public school district, like East Baton Rouge and Livingston, all of its individual schools received waivers: Bakerfield, Baker ...

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  5. Our Views: Why we think you should vote 'yes' to bump Baton Rouge hotel taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... coffers. This year's version of the proposed hotel-motel tax wouldn't be levied in the cities of Zachary, Central and Baker, either. Proceeds would fund enhanced tourism promotion in the city as well as upgrades to its major municipal arena, which ...

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  6. Sgt. Adam Wayne Procell, 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore confirmed Thursday that an officer with the Baker Police Department, who was arrested back in April for reportedly covering up details in an investigation into shots fired, will not face criminal charges. The officer, Sgt.

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  7. Ex-Baker cop will not face charges after arrest in Gautreaux shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    A former Baker police officer will not face criminal charges after he was arrested in April and accused of failing to properly investigate a report of shots fired. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III said this week that his office found that Adam Procell, who had been a sergeant with the Baker Police Department, broke no laws while investigating an April 27 report of illegal gun discharges.

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  8. Baker city council encourages residents to keep ditches cleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    In August of last year, several feet of rain pounded the City of Baker, leaving flooded homes across the city. Longtime resident, Richard Stiles, says it was a weather event unlike anything he'd seen before.

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  9. Baker man arrested after leading Baton Rouge cops on wild car chase, foot pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baker man has been arrested after initially escaping Baton Rouge police during a car chase that turned into a foot pursuit into an industrial canal. Brice Montreal Sheddrick, 26 of Algoa Avenue in Baker, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Thursday on multiple counts after his ID was discovered in the car he had been driving.

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  10. Boost to the East Baton Rouge hotel occupancy tax on the December ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... to head to the polls, it all depends on who shows up. If passed, the tax boost would not apply in Central, Zachary, Baker, or parts of north Baton Rouge. Even so, last year, those areas got to vote and largely opposed the tax. This time around, ...

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  11. Check out the area's high school football leaders after the regular seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baker's Claude Coleman on the sideline against Madison Prep, Friday, October 13, 2017, at Baker High School in Baker, La.

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  12. Around Zachary for Nov. 9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Painting for a Cure to benefit Relay for Life Zachary-Baker will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Fennwood Hills Country Club. Cost is $40, which includes painting with Courtney Yoes and food from the Gilded Artichoke.

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  13. Suspect arrested in fatal Halloween night Industriplex shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on Industriplex Boulevard that took place on Halloween night. On Monday, November 6, the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force arrested Marcus J. Perkins, 31, of Baker at his home on Brogdon Lane.

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  14. Baker man arrested in Halloween night homicide off Siegen LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies arrested a Baker man Monday, and accused him in the fatal shooting Halloween night at an apartment complex off Siegen Lane. Deputies spotted Marcus Perkins, 31, walking away from the area where the victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Hidden Oaks apartment complex on Industriplex Boulevard, according to an arrest report filed by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Is second time the charm for Baton Rouge hotel tax to help tourism efforts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... City. A nearly identical tax failed at the polls a year ago, but this year's proposal excludes hotels in Zachary, Baker and Central - all areas where people last time voted against the measure. Visit Baton Rouge and a political action committee ...

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  16. Baton Rouge man killed in early Sunday crash in BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man was killed early Sunday when his vehicle crossed the center line on Plank Road in Baker and struck another vehicle, State Police said. Shortly after 1 a.m., Kirkland D. Nelldell, 29, was traveling southbound on Plank Road , south of LA 64, in a 1995 Toyota Corolla.

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  17. Smiley: Wait, what was she saying?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Albert M. "Doc" Ory, of Slaughter, celebrated his 90th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 4. He was born and grew up in Baker. J.B. Castagnos, of Donaldsonville, says, "We were deciding where we would go eat, and one of the younger generation asked if I ate ...

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  18. Our Views: Passing Baton Rouge's tourism tax is crucial to local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... This year's version of the proposed hotel-motel tax wouldn't be levied in the cities of Zachary, Central and Baker, either. The good thing about the proposed tax is that it would be paid by visitors to Baton Rouge, not local residents. Proceeds ...

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  19. 360 acres bought for Comite diversion project, next phase could begin in 2018Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    The Amite River Basin Commission has purchased another 360 acres of land for the long-delayed Comite River Diversion Canal project. With the new land-which is in the McHugh Swamp between Baker and Zachary-the commission now has the land it needs to begin construction on the next phase of the diversion canal.

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  20. Playing for the playoffs: Brusly, Madison Prep look to determine their post-season destinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    Madison Prep's Tyrese Walker carries the ball as Baker's Kyrion Moore closes in on the tackle, Friday, October 13, 2017, at Baker High School in Baker, La. Madison Prep's Tyrese Walker carries the ball as Baker's Kyrion Moore closes in on the tackle, Friday, October 13, 2017, at Baker High School in Baker, La.

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